London Underground Telecoms Apprentice (Level 3)

08 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
Start Date
Telent London Underground Telecoms Engineering Apprentice

Location: London

Type of Job: Apprenticeship

Ref No: V10541

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to kick start your career?

Are you interested in working 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 I learn???

How to become a Track-side Telecommunications Engineer
How to carry out maintenance activities on communication systems throughout the infrastructure on the London Underground
How to install and commission on site equipment in line with the various contract requirements
How to repair and restore equipment across the London Underground
To understand and adhere to the Health & Safety requirements and London Underground procedures
How to test and commission a vast array of products across multiple technologies and manufacturers
How to unload, check, handle, store and prepare all the equipment
To work in a multitude of environments from stations to trackside
About all 3 of the departments of the metro business and rotate around each of them throughout the apprenticeship
To work as part of a team or work alone
The requirements of the different customers and contracts and how to fulfil those needs
To become part of a wide and multi-skilled field force
How to own problems and take the responsibility of solving them
Be proactive in supporting Telent and recognising when colleagues need help

The Specifics

The apprenticeship is 3 years long
You will be mentored by colleagues, supervisors and managers throughout the scheme
One completion of the scheme you will be a fully qualified Telent field engineer and have the opportunity to integrate into the full-time workforce
The apprenticeship is a managed scheme with a mix between apprenticeship course work, on site working and vendor exams (block release)

Still Interested? What will you need?

To qualify to join Telent as an apprentice you must:

Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9 - 4 (A*-C) specifically in Maths, English and Science or an IT related subject
Have a full UK driving licence by the completion of the apprenticeship
Be 18 years of age from September 2021
Be able to pass government vetting and police Security Clearance
Be able to pass full drugs and alcohol screening test prior and during employment

Additional Info:

To excel and develop in the Telent apprenticeship Scheme you must:

Have an interest in developing your skills
Be able to commit 100% to the programme and your personal development
Basic knowledge of windows operating systems
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 able to undertake physically demanding work and possess normal colour vision and hearing
Adhere to Telent's strict policy on drugs & alcohol
Be able to work at heights
Be an effective communicator both written and verbal
Have a positive, can-do attitude
Be able to work as part of a team
Be keen to work outdoors in all kinds of environments

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.

At the heart of many of the UK's best-known brands, Telent operates within multiple industry sectors including Transport, Service Provider, Public Safety, Defence and Government.

Telent's industry expertise and professionalism make the company a Partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution including BAE Systems, BT, Highways England, Interoute, London Ambulance Service, Merseyside Fire & Rescue, Metropolitan Police, Network Rail, RNLI, Sky, Transport for London, Virgin Media and Vodafone.

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 SchemeWe 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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