c£20k - £30k neg dep exp + unsociable hours allowances
Location: Derby Head Office with UK wide travel
Description: Ambitious, flexible and enthusiastic Trainee / Junior System Support Technician (s) required to learn all aspects of software and hardware support in a niche sector consultancy environment.
Our client is renowned as a market leader in the provision of innovative and bespoke integrated systems and offering a range of highest quality services that encompass Project Management and Implementation, Consultancy and Software Development to blue chip clients worldwide. As a result of continued success and an ongoing planned programme of strategic growth, they are now about to embark on their 2022 GRADUATE TRAINEE / JUNIOR SYSTEM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN recruitment campaign to complement their established and successful team of electrical and controls engineering professionals.
There are a number of exciting opportunities that have arisen for enthusiastic, ambitious and competent junior engineers who are driven, ambitious and motivated team players to join the growing System Support Department as a Junior System Support Technician. The department is responsible for the preventative maintenance and the design and modification of existing SCADA, PLC and associated sub-systems as well as providing 24-hour emergency call out availability across sites nationwide.
Full training will be provided to practical candidates who have some experience or interest in engineering and technology and who enjoy diagnosing and problem solving whilst delivering highest levels of customer service at all times. You will be willing to travel throughout the UK, working nights on a regular basis. (and receiving premium rates for doing so) and will have a full UK driving licence and valid passport with no criminal convictions due to security clearances required by airport authorities.
During training, you will develop the skills to allow you to work as part of a team to design, implement and test control / integrated systems and program a variety of PLCs using Ladder Logic, Function block or Statement List methods and both programming and configuring SCADA s/w packages as well as using programming languages ranging from C, C++, C#, VB and VBA, and undertaking IP network design and configuration and the design and test of ELV electrical panels.
Working as part of a team, you will become responsible for planning, procuring, maintaining and reporting over a wide range of sites and sub-systems and being “a team player” is a must in this experienced and professional team of engineers. You will be a determined and conscientious individual who enjoys diagnosing and solving problems whilst delivering the highest levels of customer service, and will essentially be willing to travel throughout the UK, working nights on a regular basis as required.
Our client is a progressive and refreshingly dynamic organisation with a strong emphasis on client relationships, and they recruit only the highest calibre ambitious people with drive and enthusiasm able to work in a friendly and supportive environment where commitment, flexibility, integrity and a sense of humour are highly valued.
It is envisaged that successful candidates will be qualified to NVQ, C&G or HNC or above in a relevant electrical, electronic or IT related discipline and due to timescale constraints, applications will ONLY be considered on behalf of candidates either based in or able to relocate at short notice to the East Midlands region, who are eligible to work in the UK with immediate effect and hold a full UK driving licence, who will be able to attain security clearance to allow working at UK airports and who are willing travel throughout the UK and work “nights” on a regular basis.