Network Design Apprentice- Level 3

04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Start Date
Are you looking for a New and exciting opportunity to Kick Start your career?

Are you interested in designing 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 you learn?

This is a development role and as such the role and the responsibilities will grow with you.

Within the role you will:

* Learn the requirements and skills needed to become a Network Designer

* Learn the customer requirements and the expectations of designs

* Specifically focus on learning the aspects of the telent Transport Division

* Input circuit data accurately into Customer bespoke databases

* Liaise with design engineers to resolve circuit and design queries

* Interpret circuit requests and translate to requirements

* Update Visio drawings as directed by the Lead Engineer

* Identify anomalies and highlight to the Lead Engineer

* Regular updates of customer Design Tools

* Attend inter disciplinary reviews to verify circuit details are accurate

* Ensure designs are completed in line with requirements

* Help produce design drawings and documentation

* Help produce a Bill of Materials associated with designs

* Provide technical support to junior team members

* Help produce initial equipment configurations to enable staging and testing activities

* Collate and produce as-built documentation and associated test results

* Report progress at regular intervals to the Lead Engineer

But what is a Network Design Engineer?

Mission Critical Networks. Spanning the globe carrying trillions of bits of data - Safely, Securely and Reliably. They don't happen by accident. The Network Design Engineer makes the key decisions to enable Network Engineers to build the networks.

How big? How many users? Copper, Fibre or Wireless? Which devices to use? How long will it take? How will it be secured? How much power will it need? What if a link fails? How reliable is it? The Network Design Engineer works out all those details and more.

The Network links it all together; CCTV, alarms, alerts, signalling, voice calls, sensors, communications. telent wants to invest in you to teach you the skills to be able to design Networks for real situations

The Specifics:

* The apprenticeship is variable and can last 18 to 24 months

* On completion of the scheme you will have a Level 3 qualification as an Infrastructure Technician

* On completion of the scheme you will be a fully qualified telent Assistant Network Design Engineer and have the opportunity to integrate into the full time workforce

* The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between virtual classroom training and office development learning from our highly skilled workforce

What will you need?

* Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9 to 4. Specifically, in Maths, English and Science or an IT related subject (A* to C)

* To have a Full UK driving licence would be beneficial

* Be 18 years of age from September 2019

* Be able to pass government vetting and police Security Clearance

Do you have what it takes?

* To excel, develop and succeed in the telent apprenticeship scheme you must:

* Have an interest in telecommunications, data transmission and networking

* Be a quick learner and have a passion for acquiring new skills

* Have an interest in developing your skills

* Have a keen eye for detail

* Be able to commit 100% to the programme and your personal development

* Basic Knowledge of Windows operating systems

* Basic knowledge of ICT applications (ideally drawing software)

* Have a strong focus on Client and customer service

* Experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders

* Strong planning and organising skills

* Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

* Be an effective communicator both written and verbal

* Have a positive, can-do attitude

* Be able to work as part of a team

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 GBP399M, 2,200 employees and 50 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:

* 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year

* Company pension scheme

* A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers

* An employee-funded car leasing scheme

* Occupational health support

* Telent Rewards Scheme

So why choose telent for your next opportunity?

* To build, run and maintain a successful network, you need a connected approach - a team you can trust from strategy to support, and everything in between. At telent, this is what we do!

* As part of our team, you could be working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Provider sectors including London Underground, Network Rail, Transport for London, RNLI, MOD and Virgin Media. You'll help us ensure the most important messages get through - however tough the conditions.

* Here are just some of the ways we're different:

* You'll go further with us. We understand the importance of career development and will give you all the support you need to realise your potential. You'll receive formal training, e-learning and mentoring from top professionals. And we offer opportunities to transfer to other sectors - or even different technology areas.

* You'll make a difference. You could be working outdoors, battling the elements, or in one of our many offices helping us develop the network infrastructures of tomorrow.

* You'll be treated as an individual. We're not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you'll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.

* You'll be well rewarded. We offer salary progression that reflects market rates and personal performance, a flexible working environment and excellent training.

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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