Trainee Engineer

Pin icon SE7 London
Pound Sterling icon OTE £28,000 with overtime
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 27 days ago
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Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join this expanding digital communications company. If you are keen and enthusiastic, you could be the Trainee Engineer that they’re looking for.

You will be teamed up with a Senior Engineer who will teach you everything you need to know to work towards becoming an engineer in the future.

You won’t be afraid of hard work and will be willing to learn new skills, enabling you to work independently as soon as possible.


Trainee Engineer
Within 5 miles of SE7, London - can include national travel and some overnight stays

  • Full time, permanent
  • OTE £28,000 with overtime
  • Excellent benefits package

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


Over the past 30 years, our client has evolved into the one of the UK’s leading installation and maintenance companies providing pioneering technologies, systems and services to private and public sector companies.


The role

Working within the engineering team alongside a lead engineer, the Trainee Engineer will work on contracts nationally. Their customer base consists of Vodafone, Travelodge, EE, Ladbrokes and various other large companies including housing associations and other hotel chains.

Your daily duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Lead Engineer on installation work as issued by the Project Manager
  • Pro-actively learning quickly how to undertake  work for your lead engineer and eventually installation and service calls on your own
  • Using your IT knowledge to learn how to take on work on your own.
  • Being aware of health & safety risks in and around your work area for yourself and others
  • Completing documentation as required and requested by lead engineer

Working hours:

  • The standard hours are 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday
  • Overtime is paid for any hours over this at normal time – time and a half for Saturday work and double time for Sunday working


What you’ll need:

  • Some IT knowledge
  • Willingness to learn and take on challenges on a daily basis
  • Good practical skills and be able to use basic hand tools
  • A full driving licence held for at least 1 year is essential
  • Health & Safety knowledge – full training provided
  • Working at heights is a necessity but full training will be given


Benefits

  • OTE £28K with overtime
  • Holidays are 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Sick pay is paid for 5 days per annum after the 1st year of employment. SSP is paid before and after 5 days
  • Career progression


How to apply for the role:

If you wish to be considered for this superb opportunity, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents. Successful applications will need to undergo a DBS check.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Flat Fee Recruiter is an advertising agency promoting this role on behalf of the employer. You will be contacted directly by the employer and not Flat Fee Recruiter should they wish to move forward with your application. 

Other suitable skills and experience include Trainee Engineer, Junior Engineer, Engineering, Apprentice Engineer, IT Technician, Field Technician, Technical Support Trainee, Entry-level Engineer, Installation Assistant, Maintenance Trainee, Field Service Apprentice, Support Technician Trainee, Engineering Apprenticeship.