WorldSkills 2011 calls for engineering professionals

21 September 2010

Engineering professionals are in demand as competition, WorldSkills comes to London in 2011. Competition organisers are currently recruiting Workshop Supervisors in a role that will see them support young people from across the globe.

WorldSkills London 2011 brings together 1,000 young people from across the globe to compete across 45 skills. The event will cover 90,000 square metres at ExCeL in London and hopes to attract 150,000 visitors over four days.

Engineering professionals are needed to help as Workshop Supervisors in the following competitions:
· Polymechanics/Automation
· Manufacturing
· Mechatronics

They will be responsible for the preparation of materials, health and safety, security and workshop upkeep. Furthermore, they support the international judging panel as they test the competitors. Signing up for the job requires a commitment of approximately one day per month for the next year, increasing to two or three days a month in the six months leading up to the competition and full-time for 10-12 days over the competition.

Executive director of WorldSkills London 2011, Aidan Jones said: “Skills shape our world and workshop supervisors will play an essential role in this massive demonstration of the next generation of talent. It would be ideal for those with a commitment to the skills of the future.”

Interested candidates should email or phone 020 7429 2800 for further details.

Accommodation, expenses and a remuneration package will be provided.

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