Trainee Quality Assurance Engineer
- Gateshead, UK
- Division: Network Build
- Location: Gateshead
Are you a recent graduate or college leaver, eager to learn, driven to succeed and ready to start changing it up? Are you ready to begin a career in Engineering? Then we’ve got a place for you at CityFibre.
We’ve got big plans for you
We’re on a mission to build the UK’s finest digital infrastructure and unleash Britain’s potential. We’re connecting communities, boosting businesses and giving everyone access to superfast broadband. Now we’re looking to train the next generation of Engineers, so we can continue to roll out Full Fibre at pace across the UK. Designed for recent graduates and college-leavers, with a starting salary of £22,500, our 6-months early careers programme will give you the skills and knowledge to become a qualified Quality Assurance Engineer - so if you’re ready to kickstart your career and start changing up your future, this could be the perfect opportunity.
What is a Trainee Quality Assurance Engineer?
You’ll be part of a City Build team, delivering fibre networks to communities. You’ll play a key role in monitoring and managing our Full Fibre networks, providing vital support, overseeing the work done by our Build Partners and liaising with key stakeholders. Making sure everyone stays up-to-date, and our projects are delivered to our quality standards, efficiently and on time. This means you’ll have to apply attention to detail to every stage of our build process as you will be responsible for assuring the quality of our build is to the highest standards. It’s an essential job, which is why we’ll give you all the training and support you need to succeed and start changing up Britain’s infrastructure.
What you’ll bring
You’ll have graduated or finished college in the last 2 years with a degree in your subject of choice. A STEM degree would be beneficial but it’s not essential. Although you don’t need any engineering experience, you will need the enthusiasm to learn, great communication skills, a good eye for detail and the drive to make a difference to the way Britain connects. When you join us as a Trainee, we’ll manage, mentor and develop your career, ensuring you build technical knowledge, gain field experience and get to work closely with people you can learn from – Planners, Project Managers and Build Managers. It’s an early careers programme designed to take you from enthusiasm to experience, with all the help you need.
Our unique culture
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer - CityFibre has been named a Times Top 50 Employers for Women, thanks to our family-first policies and best-in-class learning and development programmes, so you know your career and work-life balance are in safe hands. We celebrate diversity, we believe everyone has a voice and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. When you join us, you’ll work on a personalised development plan tailored to your role and ambitions, and you’ll be assigned a Mentor who will support your progression. And if you’re interested in exploring Management-level opportunities, you can join our highly successful Aspiring Managers Programme and fast track your career. Even though we come from different backgrounds and do different jobs, we’re united by The CityFibre Way - our unique code of behaviours that inspires how we think, act and work. We back each other, think smart and act fast, and we’re passionate about giving it our best to build a legacy together.
Ready to start changing it up? Join the CityFibre family today.
CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.