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We are a well-funded, high-growth scale-up company aiming to disrupt and make history in the tunnelling industry and the wider world of engineering.

We have an immediate requirement to hire a Fabrication Apprentice within our growing team in Basingstoke.

The Role

You are a Fabrication Apprentice.

You will assist with the building of swam robots, test fixtures and production tooling at hyperTunnel’s head office laboratory in Basingstoke.


  • Assisting with mechanical build of underground robots, test fixtures and production tooling, testing of build to ensure quality.
  • Supervised and unsupervised use of workshop machine tools if certified to do so – lathe, milling machine, pillar drill, band saw, plasma cutter.
  • Basic design and use of 3D printers.
  • Use of standard hand tools.
  • Support simple electrical build and wiring.
  • Support of basic testing.

Required Attributes

This role requires the following attributes:

  • a keen interest and aptitude in Mechanical engineering (essential)
  • a keen interest and aptitude in Electrical engineering (desired)
  • reliable, organised, motivated, with good communication skills and a high attention to detail
  • a problem solver with a can-do attitude
  • able to take instructions and learning from the Fabricator
  • take pride in your work with a strong focus on quality
  • meet agreed deadlines
  • be a team player

Qualifications & Experience

It is expected that you will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Level 2 gained and working towards a relevant Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Grade 5 or above in both GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics

If you are interested in this position, please email us with your CV.

hyperTunnel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that respects, supports and inspires all individuals and in which HR processes are merit-based and applied without any discrimination.