Apprentice Inspector

Closing date: 19/07/2024
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Division: Chesterfield Special Cylinders
Salary: £340.00 per week
Hours: 37 hours per week

We’re looking for an Apprentice Inspector to complete a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship and join our team.

Role & responsibilities:

As an Apprentice Inspector, the candidate will be learning to inspect seamless steel cylinders and cylinder components in accordance with specifications and engineering drawings. This will be aided by use of various inspection equipment such as micrometres, Verniers and gauges, etc. whilst undergoing your training which is a mixture of full-time at the AMRC training centre followed by day-release and on-the-job training.

Once qualified the candidate will be performing in-process inspection checks on products in a safe and controlled manner, meeting all quality specifications whilst satisfying productivity requirements and in compliance with engineering drawings and associated specifications. Ensure that equipment is maintained, relevant records are up to date and that all processes work effectively to ensure that the business can fulfil its aims.

Skills required:
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Good levels of numeracy, literacy and computer skills required to conduct the job.
Personal qualities the candidate must have:
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Strong interest in engineering
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes
  • Good attention to detail
Employer description:

Chesterfield Special Cylinders has over 125 years of industry knowledge and expertise and is a world-leading provider of bespoke, high-pressure gas containment solutions and services.

CSC’s high-pressure cylinders are a critical component for a number of end applications, from high-pressure systems in naval submarines and surface vessels to oxygen cylinders in fighter jets, from the bulk storage of industrial gases to air pressure vessels in floating oil platform motion compensation systems and more recently for hydrogen transport refuelling and energy storage.

Chesterfield Special Cylinders is an operating subsidiary of Pressure Technologies plc, an AIM, Stock Exchange listed company.

Things to consider:

During the first year you, will be required to attend the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based in Catcliffe, Sheffield, for an initial block of full-time study.  One Friday per month you will return to your workplace.  After the initial block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for one day a week to undertake the knowledge study.  The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job.

Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close applications ahead of the published closing date.

Qualification Requirements:

Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements

You will need both of the following:

  • GCSE English language C or 4 or above
  • GCSE Maths C or 4 or above.

Applicants are also required to successfully complete a series of assessments at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre, as well as an employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme.

All applications should be made directly via the AMRC on their website here: 

To find out more

Please contact us to find out more about this vacancy.