IT Support Technician Apprentice

Recruiter
Bode Communications Ltd
Location
10, Keswick Drive, Maidstone, ME16 0DQ
Salary
£215.25 per week
Posted
30 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Nov 2019
Ref
VAC001592303
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
December
Duration
Permanent
To shadow the existing Technician and learn their job role and responsibilities, as you become more competent you will be expected to take over duties to give them time to do other tasks.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Using the company's ticketing system to provide 1st and 2nd line IT support
  • Responsible for general user support on both hardware and software across the range of the site's desktop & server applications
  • Some examples of specific types of support include general system/file or desktop user problems (passwords, files, paths, servers and printers)
  • Administration and support of the sites Windows 20xx Microsoft Windows AD Network & Servers
  • Build & deployment of system images & software
  • End user education & training
  • System builds on Windows 7 & 10 & MS Office 20xx Suite
  • Keep inventory of hardware and software up to date
  • Train staff in the use of ICT within the schools
  • Support the MIS system (SIMS)
  • Configure and support a wide range of Audio-Visual Equipment (networked projectors, interactive
  • LCD's, portable sound systems, etc.)
  • Provide support for installing, testing and configuring new software prior to user interaction
  • Support mobile devices and MDM solutions including but not limited to iPads and Chromebooks
  • Initiation and escalation
  • Troubleshooting network issues
  • Apply a logical, systematic and resourceful approach to solve problems
  • Ability to accurately document procedures and issues


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have a full UK driving licence due to travel to see clients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in an important customer facing position Ideally experience and good knowledge in IT
  • Shows initiative for new technologies and able to apply logic and good problem-solving skills when faced with new problems
  • Able to demonstrate initiative when faced with complicated problems/scenarios
  • Able to plan, schedule and monitor own work within limited time horizons
  • Able to make sure a task is completed on time but also ensures that work is completed to a high standard


Personal qualities

  • Able to work on your own initiative and as a team if required
  • Analytic approach when solving problems
  • Committed, positive approach to clients and colleagues
  • Shows enthusiasm for all tasks and responsibilities and promotes a positive image of the company
  • Focused and motivated at all times, will be involved in issues at all levels from routine tasks to exciting project responsibilities


Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths).

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): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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