Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer

Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer

Job Location: Staffordshire/Stoke-on-Trent regions (Field based)

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Job Ref: 632

Telent are now looking for a Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer to join a talented team of Traffic Signals specialists in the Staffordshire/Stoke-on-Trent regions. Due to growth and demand from our customer(s), we in a position to grow our Traffic team in this region. This is a “Field based” role – the successful applicant MUST hold a full UK driving license and be comfortable to travel.

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can learn new skills and are looking to kick-start a new career maintaining National, mission-critical Transport and Traffic infrastructure? Are you looking for an accredited and structured training programme to really test your capabilities? Then look no further and apply now!

When you join our Engineering Team at Telent, you’ll be empowered to innovate and drive common solutions, working closely with technical experts who are proud of the impact their work makes. Come join a high-performing team doing complex and critical work. Help build and keep the nation’s critical infrastructure connected and protected 24/7.

Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer – What you’ll do:​​​​​​​

As a Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer, you will work closely with one of our experienced Traffic Engineers to troubleshoot, fix, maintain, and test a range of Traffic Signals / Traffic Lights and electrical equipment that is associated with this, in and around the Staffordshire/Stoke-on-Trent regions. Training isn’t in a classroom, it is a healthy mix of ‘on the job’ learning, providing you with an opportunity to work towards an NVQ in Electrical Installations and Sector based certifications such as ECS and the National Highways Sector Scheme (NHSS) Chapter 8, enhancing your knowledge and capabilities in this area of Engineering.

Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer – Who you are:

You will naturally have an interest in being ‘hands on’ and be willing to learn a new skillset. The prospect of troubleshooting, fixing, testing and maintaining (traffic) electrical equipment must excite you. Any previous experience working within an electrical or engineering environment is preferred but not essential, providing you are willing to embrace a new role and you are determined to learn.

Trainee Traffic Maintenance Engineer – Key requirements / behaviours:

  • Highly motivated, willing to learn on the job and via online sources
  • Ability to problem solve and provide ideas. Ultimately the job requires you to think outside the box, and work through “fault finding instructions”
  • Full UK Driving Licence holder
  • Able to and willing to undertake a Drugs & Alcohol test to ensure compliancy
  • Willing to be on “standby” once fully trained and competent
  • Have good people/communications skills; able to communicate at different levels with multiple stakeholders and multiple levels

What we offer:

A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies and customers giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to create an inclusive culture that not only respects but values difference and celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to be themselves and to thrive at work.

The additional benefits with this role:

  • Fully kitted out Commercial Vehicle plus fuel card
  • Overtime options
  • Great development and progression opportunities
  • 34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme.

About Telent:

Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and maintenance, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology. The work we do helps connect thousands of people and communities, using the best technology and innovation available. When you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on all our futures by fulfilling your potential and delivering high performance. We work together to make everyday life work better for everyone. You’ll be part of a team of more than 3,000 brilliant people committed to getting the job done well.

Brilliance brought together.

We are guided by our values and behaviours:

  • Be Inclusive
  • Take Responsibility
  • Collaborate
  • Be Customer-focussed

Job Information

Job Reference: (00)632_1718110201
Salary: Competitive Salary + Company Vehicle
Salary From: £20000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Transport and Rail
Job Locations: Staffordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: electrical, Electrical Installation, NVQ, Telent, Traffic Lights, Traffic Maintenance, trainee, Wiring
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