SURF Telecoms Apprentice

Location
Taunton and Church Village
Salary
Starting salary £18,100 per year
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
MER16/2017

Western Power Distribution are looking for people to join their formal apprenticeship scheme to work in Surf Telecoms, IR Comms or DSO Technology Support.

This role involves working in a team whose role is to provide all the communication requirements for Western Power Distribution. These requirements include radio communications for monitoring the electricity network, mobile radio communications for all WPD vehicles, bandwidth services and dark fibre for WPD offices and other external-customers.

Successful candidates will have at least, or be expected to achieve, two ‘A’ levels at grades A – C in Mathematics and one of the following; Physics, ICT, Computing or Design and Technology. Alternatively a relevant Level 3 or Level 4 qualification will be considered. Please ensure that you provide details of your qualifications on your application form, and be prepared to provide proof of these qualifications upon request.

Training will be provided on-the-job and during formal courses held in our Training Centre at Taunton over a period of approximately four years. Successful candidates will also be expected to study for, and achieve a City and Guilds Qualification.

The majority of the on-the-job training will take place within local teams, but you may be required to undertake placements at other locations across the WPD service area, so you need to be flexible and able to travel.

Closing date: Noon 3rd March 2017

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