Trainee Technician


Location; Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Salary; £23,000 – £24,000 per annum with long term progression

Planet Recruitment are seeking a Trainee Technician for one of our fast-growing organisations based in Abingdon. No experience required however, would need access to your own transport and a driving licence (with no more than 6 points).

This position may also be suited to someone who has studied engineering at college / university.

The role;

The role offers the successful candidate the chance to learn new skills and knowledge within an industry which offers long-term opportunities.

Standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm with a 4pm finish on a Friday

Main responsibilities;

  • Carry out inspection, tests and a thorough examination of clients fire alarms and protection equipment within their facilities
  • Drive the company vehicle to and from site visits ensuring the vehicle is kept clean and today at all times.
  • Excellent customer service skills ensuring every customer is given the same service.
  • Ensuring a polite and courteous manner is given to every customer.

About you;

You will be dealing with customers face to face and over the telephone and responding to urgent enquiries.


  • Excellent face to face customer service skills
  • Full Driving licence with no more than 3 points
  • Positive and self motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to work from your own initiative but also as part of a team when required


Successful applicants will receive full training on a wide range of the companies products by being sent on both industry and manufacturer training courses or using their dedicated in house training facilities.

You would be provided with a company vehicle, along with fuel card, company mobile phone, test equipment and power tools, once fully trained you will be put on the call out rota which is shared out amongst the team.

Commutable Locations;

Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford, Oxford, Bicester, Wantage, Grove, Swindon


Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Job Information

Job Reference: OT175_1714636689
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Salary From: £23000
Salary To: £24000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Fire Alarm Engineer, Security, Engineer, Trainee
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