Apprentice Field Engineer (Advanced Apprenticeship)

  • Anonymous
  • Swindon, UK
  • Sep 12, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Employer Description

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don't just carry minutes, texts and data - we carry people's lives. And that's a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us

And what's it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, a choice of benefits and rewards to suit your lifestyle and opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career.

At Vodafone, we firmly believe that we're at our best when you're at yours, and that's why our apprenticeships offer exceptional work and training with exceptional people.
Job Details:

Job Description

Based within our Technology Enterprise Services area, our apprentices receive mentoring and training within field delivery in addition to classroom training to achieve their Level 3 apprenticeship (Unified Communications Technician)- all within 24 months. Alongside this, we offer a competitive salary £17,000 per annum.

Through the Field Engineering apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and qualifications to become fully competent in the role of Field Engineer upon completion of the scheme.

Qualities / essential requirements

We are looking for self-starters with a keen sense of intrigue, a desire to fix anything and everything, great communication and team-working skills and a passion for making the experience of our customers the best in the business.

The role holder must be willing to travel afield, working away from home if required and be comfortable working at heights. The Field engineering role comes with a Vodafone branded commercial vehicle so you will need to have the ability to park this at home.

We need individuals with the ability to work in a focused and flexible manner to meet tight deadlines and who are able to work effectively in teams with excellent communication skills. What's equally important is that you are passionate about technology, are self -motivated, and have the ability to learn new skills quickly.

This role also requires someone who has a flexible attitude to working hours as being a Field Engineer requires you to be available to work shift and on-call to ensure we are able to meet our customer and network demands out of hours. Our working patterns include week day, week end and night working.

Desired Qualifications

A minimum of 6 GCSEs at grade C or above, or an equivalent level qualification such as a Level 2 apprenticeship.

Other requirements

You need to be 18 years or over on 1st Sept 2017 and match the following requirements:

A full clean driving license
Have lived in the EU for 3 years or more and have the right to work
NOT have a qualification already at degree level or higher in the same subject
NOT already have studied a similar level apprenticeship