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Installation Engineer Apprentice

Location Birmingham Salary £ 9000 - £10,000 pa

The Opportunity
Our client is recruiting for an Installation Engineer Apprentice to join their exciting In-build engineering team.

The Level 3 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
The company is a leading provider of bespoke communications infrastructure services to the telecoms, broadcast, data and wireless industries. Founded in 2000, they now have 3 offices in the UK and over 250 people in the team. Whatever the communications engineering problem, they will help.

The Position
Job Title: Installation Engineer Apprentice
Apprenticeship Course: Level 3 Unified Communications Technician
Course Duration: 18 Months
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
Salary: £9,000 - £10,000 pa

Role and Responsibilities:
The In-Build Engineering team work primarily on the installation of in-building distributed antenna systems for internal cellular coverage for the major network operators. This involves the installation of RF coax, copper or fibre cable from a central comm’s room to specific locations around a building where small antennas and devices are installed.

This can be working in anything from a two-man team up larger teams (10-12) for the bigger installation. Typical locations are shops, offices, shopping centres and sports stadiums, but can be anywhere where better internal coverage is required.

Key activities
Installation of cable containment (Cable tray, trunking etc.)
Installation and termination of RF Coaxial cable
RF cable testing with Anritsu Site Master (Training provided)
Installation of RF devices
Working at height – Ladders, Steps, Podiums and Elevated platforms

Desired Qualities, Skills and Knowledge:

IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel.
Capable of working in locations throughout the UK.
Flexible on working hours (days, late shifts, nights, and weekends).
Grade C or above in Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent).

Takes a proactive approach to problem solving in a team environment.
Honesty and reliability.
The ability to prioritise work, work on your own initiative.
A strong willingness to learn new skills.

Candidates will be trained to a high level in all required areas of Health & Safety along with various types of technical training.

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the programme.

About ITP
We help employers develop their best talent and inspire the next generation with digital.

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.

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

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