Kartsim Limited

Simulation Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Kartsim Limited (Employer)

Milton Keynes College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9am - 6pm (1-hour lunch break).
42 months (duration)
4 January 2021(start date)
Engineering Fitter (apprenticeship standard)
29 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Due to expansion we are currently offering 1 simulation engineer apprenticeship for our manufacturing headquarters based in Silverstone Park. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

The job role of the simulation engineer apprentice is to assist the Operations Manager in building karting simulators to satisfy client orders. 

The main Job role includes the following:

  • Assemble hardware required for karting simulators across our range of Esports, Pro and Motion simulators under the guidance of the operations manager
  • Configure and calibrate sensors needed for the simulator using DI View
  • Install and configure necessary software required on bespoke built gaming PC’s required for the operation of the simulator
  • Fully test the simulator to ensure it passes all quality controls before shipping to the customer
  • Provide aftersales technical support to customers
  • Assist the operations manager in installing simulators at client locations

The simulation engineer apprentice will also from time to time be asked assist in other areas of the business namely:

  • Provide demonstrations of our product both at our headquarters and at events
  • Help maintaining accurate stock takes for parts required for simulator builds
  • Assisting in designing new bespoke parts and simulator ranges using CAD software
  • Providing ideas at design meetings with senior members of staff
  • Ensuring the working environment is kept clean and tidy

Benefits:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension scheme

Future Prospects

Following the successful completion of the apprenticeship, the simulation engineer will automatically qualify for an interview for a permanent position at the company.

Skills Required

  • Motorsport engineering/mechanical experience 
  • Ideally, some experience working with CAD software
  • Preferably knowledge of the karting industry
  • Good communication
  • Organised

Qualities Required

  • A passion for the motorsport simulation industry
  • Willing and keen to learn

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) grade C4 or above in English, maths and a science subject 

Training Provided

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 (Advanced)
  • Training at Milton Keynes College
  • On-the-job training with the employer
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