Apprentice Installation Technician

Xrail Group Ltd
64, Broadway, London, E15 1NT
To be agreed upon appointment
30 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The successful candidate will work across all areas of the business, gaining a range of skills and knowledge as an Installation Technician.
  • Installation of new signalling systems
  • Carrying out routine maintenance checks
  • Measuring and recording equipment test readings
  • Upgrading radio and electronic communications networks
  • Finding and fixing equipment faults on site
  • Repairing more complex faults off site

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Thorough with good attention to detail
  • IT literate
  • A full UK driving license would be beneficial in order to allow the candidate to travel between sites

Personal qualities

  • Patient, with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • The ability to organise your own work and always be on time
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work well with others
  • Lots of enthusiasm for this learning and development opportunity

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C/4 or above, including English and Science, grade B/5 or above in maths at GCSE. Candidates will have a minimum of two A Levels (ideally one being in maths or Physics but not essential) OR a relevant Level 3 qualification.

Future prospects

There is the possibility of a permanent position on completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate, in addition to possible progression on to a Level 5 Higher apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will involve considerable travel as it is covering the national rail network and will involve mainly working weekends. Possible opportunities to travel to offices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

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