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Technical Installation Engineer / Supervisor

£30,000 – £35,000
South Wales, Midlands & the South West
Monday – Friday


The THOMAS Recruitment Group are recruiting for an Installation Engineer/Supervisor on behalf of a UK based Client. Our client is seeking a pro-active and energetic individual who thrives in a challenging SME environment, interacting with internal & external customers and being part of a dynamic Technical Services Team.

You will need to have a proven track record of installing and supervising others related to CCTV, IT, Wireless & Security related infrastructure. This would be within a high quality and Health & Safety environment, delivering services to mainly Corporate and Government clients.

Essential Competencies

  • Ability to effectively manage both individuals and teams
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • Work efficiently
  • Able to coordinate effectively with the team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Prioritise workload effectively.
  • Have a can-do attitude, be self-motivated & an eye for detail
  • The ability to communicate effectively & efficiently.
  • Ability to read drawings and plans.

Specific Key Accountabilities

The role covers the onsite installation and support of a range of technical systems ranging from IT infrastructure (including copper & fibre cabling), wireless telecoms systems through to CCTV and Access Control. It is an extremely “hands on” and varied role delivering professional technical installation capability across the entire technical services function as required.

The successful candidate will have to operate as the Company’s on-site lead for the following disciplines:

  • Health & Safety – responsible for the full adherence to our ISO-45001 certified Health & Safety systems on site at all times. This may range from a team of 2 up to a team of 12+ from various subcontractors.
  • Quality – responsible for ensuring the finished product works exactly as intended within very stringent tolerances matching industry specifications and our ISO-9001 certified processes.
  • Environment – responsible for ensuring full adherence to all requirements of the Company’s ISO 14001 certified environmental strategy

Key Accountabilities

  • Constant supervision of all onsite installation resource including staff, contract labour and subcontractor companies
  • Ensuring all installation activities meet the technical & health & safety requirements as required and to all associated British Standards and legislation.
  • Single point of contact for the onsite client team.
  • Daily production of and reporting on progress and delays, detailing all commercial issues required for submitting variations to the client.
  • Daily completion of quality tracking systems through, visual inspections, testing and photographs, ensuring the Company’s office-based team are constantly updated and any questions/issues immediately raised & resolved.
  • Daily update & reporting on percentage completion of tasks against the weekly plan. Immediate notification of delays and projected failure to meet planned timescales or overspend on labour or materials.
  • Overall responsibility for all installation activities and for achieving site acceptance testing within the desired planned timescales.
  • Preplanning and preparation of all onsite installation activities.
  • Installation of CCTV, Access Control & Wireless equipment.
  • Installation, termination & testing of structured cabling (CAT5/6)
  • Installation of cable management: cable tray, conduit, trunking and cable basket
  • Installation, termination & testing of fibre optic cabling including fusion splicing
  • Physical installation of IT equipment such as servers, PC’s & UPS’s etc.
  • Installation, termination & testing of RF cabling (coax etc.)

Desirable Skills & Qualifications

  • IPAF 1a, 3a, 3b, MEWP certification
  • CCNSG/CSCS or equivalent H&S card
  • SSSTS, IOSH Supervising Safely, IOSH Managing Safely or Similar supervisory qualification
  • C&G or NVQ level 2 or 3 in related discipline e.g. electrical, building services, mechanical engineering etc.

Hours: Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:30

(Requires flexibility and some OOH’s working)

This role will involve working at height & traveling throughout the UK with constant overnight stays.

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    Simona Johnson
    Simona Johnson
    10:35 16 Mar 21
    I have a very good experience with Thomas Recruitment agency. I would like to thank Jacky for help. She found me a very good job. Jacky is... professional and always ready to cooperate. I highly recommend this agency and I appreciate everything they did for me. 😊👍read more
    Paul Tomlin
    Paul Tomlin
    15:33 17 Feb 21
    One of the best recruitment agencies I have had the pleasure to deal with, always keep you informed of current vacancies
    Mark Williams
    Mark Williams
    12:53 17 Feb 21
    I would like to say that Jackie and the staff at pontypridd are excellent have had problems and a number of health issues since starting knight... securities in wages have always been correct and I have been enjoying where I been working. unfortunately my health problems have made me unavailable for work and the staff at both knights and Thomas recruitment have been fantastic. Thank you more
    John Hopkins
    John Hopkins
    10:57 17 Feb 21
    I have worked for Thomas Recruitment for a while. They have consistently kept me in work and I have never had any cause to complain. Friendly and... more
    Sandra WILKINS
    Sandra WILKINS
    12:31 15 Feb 21
    I have had nothing but help from Jacky at Pontypridd branch very helpful and friendly
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    nigel ostler
    21:15 09 Feb 21
    I have had a very positive experience overall with Thomas Recruitment. I am an experienced class 2 hgv driver and have had plenty of work over the... past 18 months through the agency. They pay ontime, keep you informed and are very willing to help with any issues that may occur. I can't comment on other industries they recruit for but its a big thumbs up for all at Thomas Driving from more
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