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Apprentice Engineer

Location Basingstoke RG24 Salary £14,000 per annum

The Opportunity

Our client is recruiting for an Apprentice Engineer to join their team in Basingstoke.

The Level 3 Digital Information Communication Technician apprenticeship programme that we are offering, will allow you to kick-start your career in an industry that is constantly evolving, dynamic and transformational.

The steps you take will provide you with valuable first-hand experience, knowledge, skills and qualification to help really drive your career forward. We are here to guide and support you every step of the way!

The Company

Our client is a European leader in the sales of high-tech components, systems and scientific instrumentation, with offices and warehouses in France, Italy, Spain and the UK.

The Position

Job Title: Apprentice Engineer

Apprenticeship Course: Level 3 Digital Information Communication Technician

Apprenticeship Duration: Approx. 18 months + EPA

Location: Basingstoke

Working Hours: Monday – Friday

Salary: £14,000 depending on age and experience

Job Purpose

To develop an apprentice Engineer with the aim to:

  • Provide additional cover in the workshop for the testing and repair of broadcast and RF and satellite modem equipment

  • Provide office-based applications support for our customers

  • Get involved in system build, on-site installation and test

  • Provide on-site application support (overseas and UK) for our customers

Key Responsibilities

To learn the skills required in the Engineering department and develop the following:

  • Technical ability to understand the electronics equipment sold by the company to a level where their functionality can be proven before shipment

  • A deeper understanding of the equipment that we repair

  • Use of RF and telecoms test equipment

  • Fault finding

  • Repair of equipment at board level

  • Application knowledge in IP Networks, Video transmission and RF Systems system building and test

Desired Qualities, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Educated in subjects that prove the ability to analyse, reason and prove, eg STEM subjects

  • Good written and oral communication skills with both customers and colleagues

  • Adherence to procedures

  • Work towards unaccompanied overseas travel for support

  • Educated to A-level standard with good qualifications in Mathematics and Science

  • Full UK Driving licence

  • Time management and flexibility

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to think beyond the assigned task and desire to understand the application

  • To take pride in the result of their efforts

  • Good organisation and planning skills

  • Confident – not too shy to ask ‘’why?’’

  • A commitment to outstanding customer service and satisfaction

Eligibility Criteria

  • Individuals must have a valid and eligible residency status to apply for this role.

  • Full driving licence.

About ITP
We help employers develop their best talent and inspire the next generation through apprenticeships, mentoring and training, we’re plugging the UK’s digital skills gap to provide a workforce for the future.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage.

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