Full Time
HQ Whiteley
Posted 4 months ago

This is an 18-month Apprenticeship opportunity for a First Line Telecoms Apprentice based in Whiteley Hampshire.

Salary is £9,000 per year.  This is an office based role.

 If you are looking for a First Line Telecoms Apprentice role with the opportunity to earn a qualification in Telecommunications please read on!

Main Job Description

  • To provide an initial point of contact via the phone to all contractual clients, log tickets with SLA’s set and collating all details of the issue.
  • Testing of Telephone Lines and Broadband and liaising with suppliers to fix Customer issues.
  • Carrying out diagnostics on SIP and Hosted lines and systems.
  • Providing advice and guidance to our Customers.
  • Monitoring our triage queue and directing tickets to the right queues.
  • Carry out follow up phone calls as directed from colleagues to provide clients with updates or what has been done to fix an issue.
  • To provide 1st line diagnosis of issues to all contractual clients within their agreed SLA’s using our advanced remote support applications.
  • To work with the technical support team to identify problems and assist with solutions.
  • Providing support to all clients, updating change control and ensuring business continuity.
  • Carrying out routine maintenance tasks on client’s systems.

Personal Attributes

  • A real passion for Technical Support and Service Delivery.
  • A real passion for learning.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to complete each task assigned.
  • Willingness and ability to embrace change and learn new technologies.
  • Ability to work within a high volume and fast paced environment.
  • Customer focused ethos and committed to providing a professional service.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Logical approach to problem solving.
  • Able to prioritise, manage and track multiple activities and tasks.
  • Enthusiastic approach and can-do attitude.

Training & Qualifications Provided

  • Experience of working in a Service Desk environment.
  • Experience of working with NEC, Unify, and Mitel systems and using Talk Talk, WLR3 and Gamma portals to raise Line and Broadband faults.
  • Understanding of ISDN 2/30, PSTN, ADSL, Fibre, EFM and Leased Lines.
  • Knowledge of routers and networking (Draytek, Technicolor, LAN/WAN/VPN/SIP).
  • Basic knowledge of Windows desktop operating systems (Windows 7, 8 and 10).
  • Experience with using a Service Management system to manage incidents and requests.
  • Level 3 Unified Communications.

Desirable Skills & Qualifications

  • Full driving license and access to car.
  • 4 GCSE’s including English and Maths.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm (no weekend work) the opportunity is there to help on out on hours, but is not essential.

 

 

 

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