Trainee Technician Engineer-RTS Rail Technical Serv

Derby | Other

Trainee Technician Engineer

Serco Rail Technical Services, Derby

Full Time, Permanent

£22,500 + Benefits


Serco are currently recruiting for a Trainee Technician Engineer to join our RTS team in Derby. The key purpose of the role is to work on our railway industry projects, whilst acquiring the necessary knowledge, skills and qualifications to grow with our business.


Dependent upon your previous experience and qualifications, training will be provided to bring you up to a minimum of HNC level in terms of academic achievement, with commensurate practical trade skills equipping them for the role of Technician Engineer at the end of their training.


Key Accountabilities


  • Assist in the design, build, evaluation, calibration and documentation of electronic systems used for testing in the railway environment,
  • Assist in the installation and operation of these systems on railway vehicles and infrastructure,
  • Assist in the processing of recorded data and production of test reports for customers,
  • Attending any training courses deemed necessary by the Principal Engineer.



What you need to do the job?


  • Numerate, accurate, with a good level of literacy (minimum GCSE grade 4 in English and Mathematics).
  • A keen interest in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team or autonomously, as required.
  • Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills.
  • Willingness to work non-office hours and in remote locations on occasions.




What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Travel discounts, Online and Instore Shopping/Grocery discounts, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities

About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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03/08/2024 01:21:00
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