Position: Apprentice Installation Engineer

St Neots, Apprenticeship

Employment Type
Job Location
Hail Weston House, Hail Weston, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 5JY, United Kingdom
Base Salary
£15,000.00 - £19,000.00 Per year
Date Posted
16 September 2021
Job Description

The Apprentice Installations Engineer position with Tensor is a three years apprenticeship position for candidates with GCSE’s in some science subjects who are practical with their hands and have an enquiring nature. This position is also suitable candidates with practical PC and/or electronics hardware knowledge. The apprenticeship covers both manufacturing and installation of cutting-edge Smart Card and biometric Time & Attendance, Access Control and security products. You will also trained to install our Building Management Systems which control heating and cooling within a building and reduces energy consulmption. Apprentices will initially work within the production, manufacturing and testing area of Tensor to gain knowledge and experience of our products. They will then transfer to the Operations department where they will be shown how the equipment is installed in the field. During this time they will be involved in more site work and be given an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learnt by installing some elements of a system themselves. The final part of the training will comprise both installation and maintenance site work, together with time spent in the manufacturing area. As part of the apprenticeship training, Tensor will pay some of the costs towards driving lessons, if required. This is because most of the work within the Operations department involves travelling to customer sites.

The Company

Tensor plc is a world-class medium sized company who design and manufacture Smart Card and Biometrc Time & Attendance, Access Control, security and control products. We also manufacture a range of energy management products under the HeatingSave name.We have developed a number of “world firsts” and are recognised as a leader in the field of security and energy management. Today we are a global organisation where research and design activity remains a top priority and this will keep Tensor in its lead position for years to come.

The Candidate

Applications are invited from sharp hardworking individuals with a keen interest to learn and develop their skills in electronic servicing and installations work. A knowledge of computer hardware, electronics or PC’s would be an advantage. Those applying should be. Applicants should, 

  • Have GCSE’s in some science subjects or similar GVNQ’s. 
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn. 
  • Have a full driving license or be willing to learn to drive. 
  • Have an interest in electronics and/or computers and practical installations work.

Whilst Tensor considers academic qualifications important, the most important attribute required of an Apprentice Installations engineer is their tenacity and willingness to learn our products and the skills necessary to install and maintain our security and energy management products.

The Salary

Starting salary between £15,000 and £19,000 per annum depending upon experience and ability.

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