Sign Making Apprentice

Location: Brackley, Northants
Full time Permanent
25 days holiday

The ROLE

  • As a Sign Making Apprentice you will be learning a highly skilled trade
  • As a Sign maker you would be expected to contribute to the design, manufacture and installation of signs for a variety of uses, including interior modular signage, exterior signs for Architecture Graphics, business premises, indoor and outdoor exhibition displays, shop window signs etc.
  • Using a range of materials, Perspex, Stainless Steel, Aluminium, MDF- Wood veneer, vinyl, plastic, metal and glass (used for illuminated or electronic signs).
  • Your work as a sign maker will vary depending upon projects on your employer, but could include:
  • Designing signs or working to a pre-prepared design
  • Measuring and calculating signage sizes and layouts
  • Preparing surfaces
  • Using digital technology such as printers and plotters to produce letterintg/graphics/logo’s
  • Installing signs on site
  • Cutting out and building plastic/metal letters, logos and 3D shapes
  • Applying paint backgrounds by brush, spray or roller
  • Attaching graphics to backgrounds (if assembling a moulded sign)
  • Bending glass into shape and fitting basic electrical wiring (if producing an illuminated or animated sign)
  • You will be working from the Brackley office with local and national site visits

THE PERSON

  • The success candidate will have the ability to work with your hands and an enthusiastic approach to fabricating/assembly in a sign making environment. preferred
  • You must be eager to learn, flexible, committed, hardworking, have a positive attitude, reliable and focused.
  • Have GCSE Grades D or above to include Maths and English or equivalents
  • Things to consider – You will be expected to work at a bench or operate machinery standing for long periods.
  • Please ensure your travel arrangements enable you to meet the working hours stipulated.
  • Live within a commutable distance to Brackley.

THE PACKAGE

  • An Apprentice salary
  • Excellent training
  • Future training and opportunities
  • Full Time Permanent position
  • All tools and equipment provided

Immediate interviews available. We will not consider applicants beyond a 50-mile radius

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