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Installation Technician (220jc)

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Location: Hampshire
Salary: circa £25-30k + Benefits
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, IT/Telecoms
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
This HiTec Company who over the last 20 years have gained an excellent reputation in the RF, Microwave and Digital Technology sectors are new seeking an Installation Technician to join them due to company expansion.

You will be reporting to the Engineering Manager, and you will be Office based with up to 25% travel and your role will be responsible for the installation and implementation of Satcom solutions; this will involve RF, M&C and power cabling in panels, equipment racks and Earth Station antennae.

You must also have mechanical experience for installation cable containment, equipment racks and the mechanical build and installation of permanent and temporary Earth station antennae, and your work must be of a high quality to meet our customers’ expectations and specification.

Therefore, your key responsibilities will include:
• Detailed building and wiring of control panels and rack assemblies, working from engineering drawings and schematics
• Installation of permanent and temporary Earth station antennae, associated cable containment and wiring
• Installation of wiring and RF components to bring together the elements to form a fully functional system
• To ensure all installations are of a high standard to meet our customers’ expectations and specifications
• To follow technical schematics and drawings, making any necessary amendments via Microsoft Visio
• To ensure that the warehouse and workshop is always well stocked with materials and kept tidy, ordering materials and scheduling time efficiently
• To ensure that all activities are completed, and works areas are maintained, in line with all health and safety regulations
• To provide occasional support to warehouse and logistics colleagues
• To provide high quality customer service, building relationships with customers

To be eligible for this role you will need the following:
Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to be hands on and to carry out installations to a high standard
• Ability to understand how to read and make amendments to technical schematics
• Good understanding of relevant health and safety rules and regulations

Education/Experience:
• BTEC level qualification (apprenticeship) in electrical and electronic engineering or experience within similar roles.
• CAD or Visio experience preferred, although training will be provided if necessary
• Good working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
• Full driving licence to allow mobility for site visits

Person Specification:
• Self-motivated and self-sufficient
• Good communication skills with a solid understanding of, and commitment to, the need for outstanding customer service and satisfaction
• Ability to work under pressure to adhere to tight deadlines
• Strong planning and organisational skills
• Acceptance and positive approach to working occasional long hours, including business travel and overnight stays
• Some parts of the role can be physical, so a good level of physical fitness is required
• Strong health and safety work ethic

The ideal candidate would probably be an ex Telemec or similar, knowledge of SCIDA would be highly advantageous as well as the ability to gain SC Clearance.

In return they are offering a good salary package, with 24 days holiday (4 of which are taken at Christmas) + Bank holidays, as well as a pension, healthcare and sick leave.

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