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Apprentice Field Services Engineer

Posted 6 March by Webrecruit Ended

Apprentice Field Services Engineer
Field Based (Covering the Chillerton Down transmitting station on the Isle of Wight)

Want to develop an exciting career in a growing industry? Looking to gain valuable skills and qualifications while you earn? If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a cutting-edge business as an Apprentice Field Services Engineer.

The Company:

Our client is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. Their people are the behind-the-scenes heroes that make millions of vital connections possible.

They are an independent provider of telecom towers, with around 8,000 active licensed sites, and the only national provider of terrestrial television and radio broadcasting.

Now, our client is looking for an Apprentice Field Services Engineer to join them on a three year apprenticeship and help to provide a world-class service to customers on the Isle of Wight and the South Coast of England.

The Benefits:

- Salary of £16,000 per annum
- Develop your career with a modern and fast-paced business
- Ongoing support to keep you on top of your work and deadlines
- Gain valuable industry qualifications

Your apprenticeship will combine a formal education with on-the-job training supported by local mentors. Our client will provide you with all the support you need to gain your Level 4 Diploma or Foundation Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and a Level 4 Vocational Competence diploma.

Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunity to progress into roles within terrestrial broadcast engineering, making this the ideal role in which to carve out a rewarding career.

This is an amazing opportunity to learn, grow and succeed with a pioneering leader in an always on, always connected world. Apply today to find out how far your ambition could take you.

The Role:

As an Apprentice Field Services Engineer, you’ll learn how to provide design, operational, maintenance and build support for a range of broadcast and telecommunications systems and networks.

During your training programme, you’ll be required to travel and spend time away from home - all accommodation and travel will be arranged by our client.

As a member of the Field Services Team, you’ll carry out work in all weathers, working at the Chillerton Down transmitting station, so a love for the outdoors and an adventurous approach is key.

You will learn how to:

- Complete corrective and planned maintenance activities
- Maintain a hill-top TV, radio and telecommunication radio network
- Help the National Project Team to install, commission and upgrade new or existing broadcast systems
- Use, maintain and secure a range of test equipment

About You:

To join our client as an Apprentice Field Services Engineer, you’ll need:

- At least two A-Levels (or equivalent), ideally including, Maths, IT or Science, preferably Physics
- A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including Maths, English and IT or Science, preferably Physics
- A full, valid driving licence
- To be self-motivated and eager to learn
- Great team-working skills

Other organisations may call this role Apprentice Field Services Engineer, Broadcast Engineering Apprentice, Trainee Field Service Engineer, Junior Maintenance Engineer, Trainee Maintenance Engineer or Apprentice Telecommunications Engineer.

Please note, this is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. Our client provides a 24/7 service to customers, so you’ll also need to take part in an on-call rota, covering nights and weekends.

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So, if you’re looking to learn and grow as an Apprentice Field Services Engineer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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