Trainee Optical Engineer
Employment Type:
From £624 per month
Newcastle, ST5 9HX
Closing Date:
31st May, 2019

This is a unique apprenticeship opportunity for someone who is looking at a career in engineering.

Job Role:

The job role for this position will consist of:

  • Mixing different grades of grinding powders
  • Contest convex and concave surfaces
  • Learn Focal lengths, radius and diameters of optics
  • Organise paperwork
  • Contest optics at radius of curvature

More information about this role can be discussed.

About Your Employer:

Orion Optics UK manufacture high-quality Astronomical Telescopes and Optical Components

Skills Required: 

  • Great time management
  • Be able to work alone
  • Ability to ask questions and take notes
  • Listening skills

Personal Attributes: 

  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Time Conscious
  • Hard Working
  • Flexible
  • Polite and Professional
  • Responsible
  • Have a great personality and fit in well with the team

Applying English & Maths To This Role: 

Maths will be used daily in equations.

Qualifications Required:

GCSE Maths, English 9-4 (A*- C ) or Functional Skills (or equivalent) preferred

Qualifications Gained: 

Apprenticeship in Engineering Level 2

Future Prospects: 

For the right candidate there is the possibility of a full-time position