Rail Apprentice

Recruiter
Tss Solutions Ltd
Location
West Bromwich
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a New and exciting opportunity to Kick Start your career?

Are you interested in working in a hands on, exciting and rewarding environment?

Are you ready to challenge yourself and learn new skills and gain on the job experience?

… Sounds Great? But what will I learn…

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How to become a Telecommunications Engineer within the UK Rail Environment.
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How to install and commission operationsal telecoms equipment across the UK Rail Infrastructure
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How to repair and restore operational telecoms equipment across the UK Rail Infrastructure
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To understand and adhere to the Health & Safety requirements of the UK Rail Infrastructure
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How to install, test and commission a vast array of products across multiple technoliogies and manufacturers
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To work in a multitude of environments from offices, equipment rooms, stations to trackside
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To work as part of a team or work alone
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To integrate into the working field force; working unsocialbe hours, traveling to various locations and staying away from home will be essential in this role.
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The requirements of the different customers and contracts and how to fulfill those needs
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To become part of a wide and multi-skilled field force
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To act as a telent embasador
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How to own problems and take the responsibility of solving them
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Be proactive in supporting telent and recognising when colleagues need help

The Specifics:
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The Apprenticeship is 3 years long
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You will be mentored by colleagues, supervisors and managers throughout the scheme
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One completion of the Scheme you will have a BTEC Level 3 as a Rail Engineering Technician
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On completion of the course you will have a full PTS
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One completion of the scheme you will be a fully qualified telent field Engineer and have the opportunity to integrate into the full time workforce
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The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between apprenticeship course work, on site working and vendor exams (block release)

Still Interested? What will you need?

To qualify to join telent as an apprentice you must:

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Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A* - C specifically in Maths, English and Science or an IT related subject
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Have a Full UK driving licence by the start of the apprenticeship with no endorsements
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Be 18 years of age from September 2018
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Be able to pass government vetting and police Security Clearance

Additional Info:

To excel and develop in the telent apprenticeship Scheme you must:

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Have an interest in developing your skills
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Be able to commit 100% to the programme and your personal development
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Basic Knowledge of Windows operating systems
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A strong focus on Client and customer service
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Experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders
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Strong planning and organising skills
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Strong problem solving and decision making skills
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Be able to undertake physically demanding work and possess normal colour vision and hearing
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Adhere to telent’s strict policy on Drugs & Alcohol
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Be able to work at heights
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Be an effective communicator both written and verbal
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Have a positive, can-do attitude
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Be able to work as part of a team
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Be keen to work outdoors in all kinds of environments

So… Want to know more about telent?

Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.

With current annual revenues of £399M, 1,900 employees and 23 operational locations across the UK and Ireland, we are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure.

Excellent employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

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33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
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Company pension scheme
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A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
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An employee-funded car leasing scheme
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Occupational health support

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion

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