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Trainee Field Engineer

Job Reference: 00001664
Date Posted: 05 September 2017
Employer: Bistech Group plc
Location: Swindon
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Sector: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 05 October 2017

Job Description

This is an opportunity to build a career. To be successful you'll need a passion for technology, the desire to learn and gain qualifications, and possess some natural problem-solving skills. A love of driving also helps, as you will be visiting customer sites across the Avon, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire counties.

As a Trainee within our Field Engineering team you will be given a comprehensive introduction to the world of business technology and the many ways in which our customers use it. You will get the chance to attend training courses and you’ll receive ongoing support to help you develop your skills and knowledge.

Graduates and trainees who have recently joined us have already completed network qualifications such as, CCNA, JNCIA and JNCIP, as well as various other manufacturer accreditations covering the areas of Voice, Internet, Cloud and Security. And in addition to the technical training, you’ll also develop strong communication skills and learn to negotiate effectively.

The Role

  • You will initially be shadowing an experienced engineer and assisting with implementing installation projects, maintenance and fault rectifications at customer sites
  • You will then progress onto delivering your own projects and cases
  • You’ll be testing equipment and configuring customer requirements
  • You’ll provide advice and training to customers on how best to use their technology

What we are looking for

  • Good inter-personal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively within both the business and with customers at all levels
  • A team-orientated focus and a can-do approach
  • A keen interest in technology through education and/or experience
  • Ideally, experience of working in a field based and customer facing environment

What we offer

  • Salary £20,000 - £25,000 depending on your previous experience
  • All the equipment you will need for working from home and on customer sites, eg. mobile phone, laptop and company vehicle
  • On-going training, qualifications and development
  • Generous benefits package including, up to 33 days’ holiday including bank holidays, Life Assurance, Employer Contributed Pension, Income Protection and Childcare Voucher Scheme

This is a field based role and suitable for candidates located in the Avon, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire areas

Bistech offers excellent career opportunities to talented people providing comprehensive and on-going training, to help you to maximise your potential and career progression. If you want to kick-start your career in business technology, apply today!