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Instrumentation Apprentice

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #3054
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Occasional Travel: This role is primarily based in Dublin; however, there may be occasional travel required to other locations within Ireland.
  • Sector: Semiconductor / Pharma / Medical Device / Biologics / Lab


What’s In It For You?

  • Recognition And Reward
  • Inclusive And Diverse Culture
  • Career Development And Progression
  • Global Client Projects
  • Global Travel Opportunities
  • Benefits Especially For You – Pension Contribution, Health Insurance, Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Work With The Most Innovative Technologies


About LotusWorks:

LotusWorks exists to support world-leading organisations with engineering and technical expertise for over 34 years. LotusWorks work in partnership with its clients specialising in Commissioning, Calibration and Operations and Maintenance work scopes.
Our 650+ strong staff work across 24 locations in EMEA & North America gaining exposure to the very latest technologies and innovations. At LotusWorks, we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive culture is integral to our people first strategy. With people from 20 unique nationalities throughout our teams across the globe, we are proud of the diverse array of cultures and continuously ensure employees culture is recognised and celebrated throughout the business. 
We lead by putting our people first and we are dedicated to supporting employees in developing their careers within the company, so that each LotusWorker can reach their full potential.

Your Job Purpose:

As an Instrumentation Apprentice, your duties encompass actively engaging with your assigned mentor to ensure they receive the necessary on-site experience for their training and completing assessments under their guidance. Throughout this Apprenticeship, you will gain exposure to a variety of industries, including Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and our Sligo Laboratory. You will be involved in setting up, calibrating, and troubleshooting instrumentation for temperature, pressure, flow, humidity, density, viscosity, pH, and conductivity analysis. Upon successful completion of this programme, you will attain full qualification as an instrumentation craftsperson, awarded with a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Instrumentation.

Job Requirements:

Candidates must possess:

  • Proficiency in Mathematics.
  • A preference for science subjects.
  • Willingness to relocate to various locations as required throughout the apprenticeship.
  • Minimum pass grades in all Leaving Certificate subjects (or equivalent).
  • Successful completion of a Colour Vision Test.
  • Full, clean driver's license required.


Personal Qualities and Skills:

We are seeking candidates who demonstrate:

  • Eagerness to learn and adapt.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and proactive approach.
  • Commitment to Health and Safety practices.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.


Skills you will Gain:

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will develop proficiency in the following areas:

  • Install, maintain and calibrate process measurement and control equipment
  • Install and maintain protection and safety shut-down systems in the process industry
  • Install and maintain first-up systems; shut down systems; analytical instrumentation; telemetry; weighing systems; vibration monitoring; data and scada systems and information gathering and logging systems
  • Keep accurate records of all calibrations for reports
  • Work with electricity and electronics
  • Use mathematics to solve technical or scientific problems
  • Work on machines and processes.


Proud To Be:

  • 7 Consecutive Years A Great Place To Work
  • 5 Consecutive Years Deloitte Best Managed Company
  • Culturally Diverse Workforce


Benefits Just For You:

  • VHI Healthcare Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Training And Educational Assistance
  • Annual GP Check-Up
  • Extra Annual Leave
  • Healthcare Screening
  • Recognition Rewards
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