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Trainee Technical Support Engineer

  • Based in Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary Range: £33,200 - £36,600 per annum (inclusive of allowances)

We are seeking two new graduate recruits to join the expanding IT department in the Navigation Systems team and develop their careers. If you’re a self-motivated, proactive problem-solver who want to work with and learn from a team of experienced engineers this may be the job for you.

You’ll be maintaining existing systems and have your own projects to deliver, gaining exposure to the entire project lifecycle; from developing a brief to delivering a project or solution to meet our customers’ needs. For the right person, the role is varied and rewarding, covering many systems and services such as Radar and VHF and the supporting IT infrastructure.

As a minimum requirement, you’ll need to have obtained a 2.2 in your bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related discipline. You’ll also need to be willing to train to work at height and be able to drive.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication, interpersonal and business skills that has the ability to evaluate situations quickly and can identify effective solutions. The role is suited to a candidate who is pro-active, motivated and enjoys working within a team.

A full job description is available here.

For more information about this position, please contact Rebecca Wellard (Navigation Systems Manager) by emailing rebecca.wellard@pla.co.uk.

To apply, please complete an application form (Word, PDF) and send it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date of 17 September 2021.

Interview Date: 29 September 2021