Equipment Technician / Apprentice Technician Vacancies

17th Sep, 2020

Successful candidates will be required to attend various high-profile construction and demolition sites for major infrastructure, retail and commercial, industrial and renewable projects. They will be expected to install and swap out monitors, and to troubleshoot issues (including technical, software & hardware) and to conduct maintenance and testing on noise, vibration and air quality monitoring equipment.

Some office-based work will also be required as part of the role, to maintain records of the sites and equipment, conduct data management and report writing, in addition to servicing and maintenance of the equipment and equipment rooms.

You will work as part of our dedicated Equipment and Data Management Team supporting consultants and other senior members of staff.

We offer a friendly, flexible working environment and are committed to continuous professional and personal development.

Principal Accountabilities:

To conduct and assist with outdoor site work;

To download data from remote monitors, data processing and analysis;

Provide general support to the in-house team of consultants;

Installation, maintenance, servicing and decommissioning of monitoring equipment;

Maintenance of equipment record, and

To assist with office and administrative activities.

Essential Skills

Good verbal and written communication skills;

Good numeracy and IT skills with an understanding of general computer software packages inc. Microsoft Office;

Good problem solving and practical skills;

Ability to work outdoors throughout the year; and

Good customer service skills and commercial awareness.

Personal Qualities

Enthusiastic, conscientious, reliable and punctual;

Self-motivated, organised with a strong work ethic and attention to detail;

Interest in technology and how things work;

Desire to consistently improve and develop;

Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Desired Qualifications

Grade 6+ or equivalent grade in GCSE Maths, English and Science

Clean driving licence due to nature of the role (if driving licence is not held, commitment to secure one promptly is required)

Future Prospects

Following successful completion of initial in-house training, professional development support and mentoring will be provided with the prospects of subsequent development as a service engineer within our Equipment and Data Management Team.

Things to Consider

The successful applicants will be required to travel within the South East of England, Central England and London, with occasional travel beyond. This job role requires some manual lifting and working at height. Technicians on occasion may need to work outside of the normal contracted hours; this may include conducting site surveys during bank holiday, weekend and night-time hours.

All candidates will be asked to provide two references upon application for the job role and satisfactory references must be received prior to start of work.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and covering message to either prw@southdowns.eu.com or rhm@southdowns.eu.com.

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