Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice - Alitex Ltd

Salary: £15,600 to £15,600 per annum + benefits Position: Full Time Location: South Harting
Posted: 11-04-21 Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

PETA Training are looking to source an exceptional Fitter Apprentice to join a local greenhouse and conservatory design and manufacture business.

You will learn about all aspects of the business before focusing on the installation processes on site where you learn fabrication and assembly skills in our pre-paint area. You will then move into the finishing area where you will build assemblies completing modifications and adjustments ensuring they are correct, and then complete final tests

As an Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice, you will be offered:

  • Progression routes within the company for the right candidate
  • Excellent rewards with performance related pay structure

About The Role

Joining the team as an Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice, you will:

  • Learn about all aspects of the business
  • Become competent fabricating enclosures to customer drawings
  • Learn how to dry build the assemblies, ensuring that they are dimensionally correct
  • Undertake quality checks to ensure that the all parts are correct prior to painting
  • Become competent completing final build of assemblies, final fitting both electrical and mechanical components to specifications
  • Complete adjustments and modifications of components and assemblies to ensure fit and presentation
  • Learn how to undertake final performance tests and complete Alitex documentation


Progression routes within the company for the right candidate Excellent rewards with performance related pay structure

Additional Information

The company is located in a beautiful rural location in South Harting outside Petersfield, you must be able to get yourself onsite, on time, reliably. You will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training. The majority of your development training will be completed with your employer at your place of work. You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship this will include 12 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) qualification. This will include: • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment • Using and communicating technical information • Producing components using hand fitting techniques • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems • Assembly and Testing Electronic Circuits

Essential Skills:

To be considered for the Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice vacancy, you must have the following skills:

  • You will have a good level of dexterity of hand skills
  • Good written communication skills enabling you to complete documentation.
  • You will be able to explain problems and how they were dealt with clearly and concisely     
  • Awareness of health and safety considerations.

Desired Skills

Minimum of 2 GCSEs or equivalent (inc Maths and English Language) at Grade C (4) or above

About Company:

Alitex is a family business which started in 1952 by the Hall family who believe in creating the very best looking Victorian glasshouses that are functional havens for plants and people.

If you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Engineering Installation Fitter Apprentice, we want to hear from you. Click APPLY below.