Technical Engineer Apprentice

10, Steeton Grove, Keighley, BD20 6TT
£10,000.00 - £18,000.00 annually
19 Jul 2019
20 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
We are looking for an exceptional, pro-active and energetic individual who thrives in a challenging environment, interacting with customers and working across dynamic Technical and Presales teams.

The role will involve IT, Telecommunications and Electronic Security technical design to a high standard.

We understand that you might not currently have all the skills we require, but we are looking for someone who is willing and able to quickly learn new skills and technologies and through training and mentorship, help to deliver them professionally to our client base.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • High level system design across multiple technologies including; switches, routers, firewalls, PC's, servers, Wireless, Wi-Fi, CCTV etc. across multiple opportunities for our IT, Telecoms & Electronic Security divisions
  • The creation of technical diagrams using Microsoft Visio
  • Production of professional technical & commercial proposals and content for client projects and tenders, ensuring projects are correctly scoped, assessed, technically specified, estimated and quoted within profit targets
  • Manage and update supplier pricing within our quoting system (QuoteWerks)
  • Assist with the completion of Public & Private Sector PQQ's and tenders as required
  • The up keep of our ISO accreditation through good working practices
  • Assisting with the general administration of the pre-sales function including taking and re-directing incoming calls, KPI's, CRM updates, meeting minutes etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-Motivated - work under own initiative
  • Excellent written and spoken English including spelling and grammar
  • Efficient - Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
  • Organised - Plans, organises, schedules in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities
  • Learns quickly - Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Work ethic - Possesses a strong willingness to work hard & sometimes long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard
  • Flexible - Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity & change, the candidate must not be afraid to work overtime or even weekends if the needs of the business requires it
  • High level of existing experience of IT systems
  • The ability to communicate effectively & efficiently both with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to work effectively under time pressures
  • Able to work well as part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths
  • 6+ GCSE or equivalent in IT
  • 6+ GCSE or equivalent in English literature and language
  • 6+ GCSE or equivalent in maths
  • 6+ GCSE or equivalent in science

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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