2nd Line Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 93892
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2020
  • Employer: Serco Limited
  • Website: https://www.serco.com/careers
  • Location: Wiltshire (SN14 8HT), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Undefined

Job Description



SGS Colerne is a Satellite Ground Station providing secure communications and making up part of the Skynet 5 team within Serco. Within this team, we are currently recruiting for a 2nd Line Maintenance Engineer.

In this role you will be responsible for undertaking a variety of manual jobs in working with the SGS Maintenance and Support Manager towards a day support function to Skynet 5 operations across the Satellite Ground Station.

Working with a skilled Maintenance and Engineering function, you will help ensure the constant operations at the site including investigating and monitoring faults with the Electronic Communications equipment as well as working across scheduled maintenance tasks and work.


What you need to do the job:

Working across a range of systems and equipment, this is a role for an experienced Electrical Engineer who can be adaptable and comfortable in working directly with customers and stakeholders.

You must hold a formal Electronics qualification, such as and HNC or HND and would ideally also hold experience within a SATCOM environment. It's vital that you have previous expereince within a Electronics Communications enviroment.


Why Serco:

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.

A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Working hours are: 8am-4pm (Monday- Thursday) 8am-3PM (Friday)
  • Some flexible working is available
  • 25 days holiday
  • + Life assurance etc
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships. 
  • A supportive culture
  • A company passionate about Diversity and Inclusion



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



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Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

We're a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.


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