B-447 L3 ICT Network Apprentice at Fort Vale Engineering Ltd in Simonstone
- Job Description
Have you left school or college and are looking for full time work? Do you have a strong interest in IT?
If you are looking for an opportunity to develop a career in IT Technical Support, are willing to learn and want to succeed, then we can offer an exciting opportunity to gain your first step on the ladder.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join a world leading Engineering company located near Burnley as an IT Network Apprentice.
Main duties will include:
• To provide day to day IT support
• To complete Network administration
• Install and update hardware / software
• Maintain department database
• End-use support for UK and International locations
• Identify and resolve network concerns
• To undergo ongoing training and professional development
• To undertake any other duties appropriate to the role
• Assisting in ensuring security procedures are effectively implemented and maintained
• To support the IT team in the daily back-up routines
• Contribute to continuous improvement at Fort Vale
- Person Specification
Be able to demonstrate an interest and understanding of IT in a business environment
High degree of computer literacy – to include competence in the following Microsoft applications – word processing, spreadsheets, databases, file management, e-mail and the internet
Basic understanding of PC hardware set-up, configuration and Microsoft operating
Good organisational skills, problem recognition and dispute resolution
Ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines
Ability to work effectively within a team
Ability to work on own initiative to think through problems to find solutions within agreed guidelines
Ability to manage workload effectively
Good communication and listening skills
Ability to promote Fort Vale in a positive manner
Ability to answer and speak confidently on the telephone
To be able to recognize and implement the need for professional confidentiality
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
A positive attitude
Results orientated and client focused
Honest, trustworthy and respectful
Sound work ethic
Pleasant telephone manner
Post holder needs to have flexibility to work over other shifts
4 GCSE’s at Grades (including Maths and English) minimum grade C or equivalent.
The appointment will be subject to applicants passing an initial assessment through Blackburn College.
- Other Information
Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship
Training to be Provided
IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals Level 3 includes:
NVQ, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT L2
Requires day release attendance in College 1 x day per week plus on the job skills training.
Also full training to be provided on:
Ensuring maximum availability of computer systems throughout the company
The provision of IT infrastructure services including desktop applications, Local and Wide area networks, IT security and telecommunications
Assisting in the management of network system security to provide the latest protection against viruses and other types of network vulnerabilities
Monitor and maintain network and server performance levels
Maintain and monitor backup schedules and routines
Installation, set-up and maintenance of new hardware and software
Maintaining equipment inventory and network documentation
Managing printers, photocopiers and supplies.
Help desk, practical user support and training
Opportunity for permanent position with in the business upon completion of apprenticeship. This is a key position within the organisation for the right applicant.
- How To Apply
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