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Trainee Installer (m/f/d) (Leicester)

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom | Full time

Your Challenge

We have a vacancy for a Trainee Installer to join our busy Leicester Field Engineering Services Team.

What you will do:

The role of the Trainee Installer will be to learn to install, refurbish and/or repair a variety of equipment, including traffic signalling and other electrical street equipment such as street lighting, CCTV and barrier systems etc. to customer specifications. The successful candidate will have a good aptitude for learning.

Customer service is key to delivery as well as ensuring that QHSE regulations and procedures are followed at all times.

Although predominantly based in the Midlands area, there may be a requirement from time to time to work in other Service Centre districts which may involve overnight stays.



Your Profile

What we are looking for:

In order to fulfil the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required:


  • Ability to work on own
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Willingness to learn
  • Full driving licence
  • Safety awareness
  • Safe manual handling skills
  • Right to work in the UK


  • GCSE in English & Maths to level C or above
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Practical Aptitude
  • Trustworthy


Your Benefit

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, Swarco actively runs employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 33 days holiday rising to 36 days including bank holidays, plus the option to buy an agreed number of days
  • Company vehicle
  • company tablet/laptop/phone
  • PPE
  • Tools
  • Perkbox - employee benefits portal
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 4x salary


Please apply by clicking the apply button.

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We, therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.


Become a part of SWARCO. We look forward to receiving your comprehensive application via the online tool.

SWARCO UK & Ireland Ltd
Centurion Way
Meridian Business Park
LE19 1WH +44 (0)116 282 8500

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