|Location||London, England/London All|
|Career Level||Not Specified|
|Job Type||Not Specified|
|Company Size||Not Specified|
|Posted Date||August 8th 2012|
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Due to ongoing expansion Thales are looking for a Senior Installation Technician to come and join our existing team in London. Thales Senior Installation Technicians will work on existing and new projects including work on the London Underground and National Rail. Senior Installation Technicians at Thales provide flexible and adaptable major engineering installation services. This role is a key position in the construction group, with a hands on approach and therefore the post holder will be proficient in installation standards and practices and will be capable of leading an on site team of up to 30 operatives both permanent and contract staff. Applicants should have a good understanding of Health & Safety requirements and have a good level of relevant experience.
Typical Installation of:
§ Power, telecoms and cable containment systems (tray, trunking, conduit etc)
§ Customer Information Systems (PA & displays), control equipment, cables, brackets & peripheral equipment
§ Radio equipment including antennas, brackets, cables and cabinets
§ SMS (Station Management Systems) equipment, cables, brackets, cabinets and batteries
§ CCTV cameras, PZT, brackets, cables and housings
§ Other retail and operational telecoms equipment, cabinets, brackets and cables
Key responsibilities and Tasks:
§ The post holder will generally be the senior person on site and will be required to interface with the clients representative(s) in a professional manner
§ Ensure worksites and activities are suitably risk assessed and controlled, making sure resources are efficiently planned and utilised
§ Conduct site surveys and assist with estimated installation costs
§ Manage effective monitoring of progress and the identification and mitigation of risk to delivery Ensure that all site activities are carried out in accordance with approved Method Statements
§ Preparation of site packs/work package plans
§ Carry out Quality Assurance & SSoW checks
§ Investigate both technical and safety incidents as directed by the project team
§ Equipment testing in accordance with approved specifications
§ Update of drawings and documentation as necessary
§ Regular & consistent submission of daily site logs & project logs
Skills, experience & qualifications required
§ Strong interpersonal skills, including written word
§ Ability to work under pressure
§ Able to work on own initiative
§ Microsoft Office proficient
§ Report writing
§ Installation of containment systems, cables (including termination & testing), cabinets & comms equipment in a London Underground operational environment.
§ Understanding of key health and safety requirements
§ Installation and Testing & Commissioning of comms equipment
At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs.
With Thales employing 68,000 employees in 50 countries and 43% of all Thales UK roles being filled via internal movements our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.
Thales UK touches all of our lives, every day. Our expertise in secure network communications, for example, safeguards as many as 3.7 billion BACS transactions, worth around £1 trillion, every year. We are a leader in onboard equipment for civil and military aircraft.
What we do
Thales UK: Transport
Transport networks around the world rely on technology and systems expertise from Thales for safety, reliability and optimised capacity. Our main markets in the UK are urban rail, mainline rail and roads, where our solutions include signalling (train control, axle counters, interlockings, train protection and warning systems, services), supervision and control, integrated communications, security and information management.
Thales UK Key Facts
§ Thales UK has earned 79 Queen's Awards for Technology and Export
§ Thales has invested more than £2bn in the UK within the last 10 years
§ Thales embodies many famous companies, including Racal, Shorts Missiles, Pilkington Optronics, Redifon MEL, Thomson Marconi Sonar, Thorn Missile Electronics, Avimo, Helio and others