CTE is a manufacturer of precision fabricated, welded, machined and Insulated components. We supply these components predominantly into the motorsport and automotive sectors. Our products include exhaust systems, radiators and associated pipework and charge coolers. Almost any metallic component on a race car.
In our Aylesbury based premises, we employ approximately 30 staff in a wide variety of roles.
As part of a small Fabrication and Welding team, the Fabrication/Welding Apprentice will learn the basic principles of TIG welding and tight limit fabrication including sheet metal work. Progressing over several years to become a multi skilled individual with extensive and wide-ranging abilities that are highly valued in industry.
In a little more detail: The role of Fabricator/Welder will include; a variety of material selection, marking out, preparing, measuring and cutting. Shaping and forming using many different methods, hand tools and machines. Prep for welding and TIG welding itself. Post weld cleaning and polishing. The majority of the metal work at CTE is in thin gauge stainless steel, Inconel or aluminium. These are all high value materials and considered to be more challenging to work with than ‘standard’ mild steel. All components are made following engineering drawings, patterns/templates or to fit into pre-existing jigs and fixtures. The Fab/Welder will be able to interpret these drawings etc. and use them as work instructions.