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Installation Engineer Assistant Vacancy

The location of the Head office is Unit 1, First Avenue, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1JZ. Although this is the base of work, you will be
required to travel to various locations to suit the business’s needs, this will be in a company supplied vehicle. Operating hours 7.30am – 4:30
pm Monday to Thursday and 07:30am to 3:30pm on Friday. You may be required to work outside these hours to satisfy customers and
suppliers demands.

To report to the head Installation Engineer and the Installations Manager

The primary purpose of this position is to work within the Installation Department, supporting the lead engineer in the installation of a
variety of sign types employing various different skills. In this role, you will also learn from the lead engineer, the Installation Manager, and
other support staff in order become a competent Engineer yourself. This requires being observant, inquisitive and getting involved in all
aspects of the job at hand. We take the Health & Safety of our staff very seriously, therefore the successful candidate will observe all the
Health & Safety procedures set by Astra Signs and any client specific requirements. A flexible approach to work and a willingness to work in is
a must, as you may be asked to work unsociable hours, or within different departments to suit the requirements of the business. The
following qualifications/certifications are desirable, but not necessary: CSCS, IPAF & PASMA; however additional/subsequent training will be

Qualifications & Skills
Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
• Good communication skills (and the ability to read and write in English)
• Be numerate and have an understanding of arithmetic
• Must not be colour blind or severely visually impaired
• Great attention to detail
• Good head for heights, a lot of our work is from MEWPs, scaffolding and other access equipment
• Driving licence is essential due to long journeys
• A general knowledge of use of power tools and general hand tools
• Excellent punctuality
• Good personality as we are working with the customers on site
• The ability to work well with others
• Able to work the occasional weekend and out of town, to suit the business and customer needs
The areas to which responsibilities extend Company Wide, Ensuring: Product Quality, Environmental impacts, Health & Safety, Information & Reporting and Ensuring Company Practices
are Maintained.

Salary is competitive within the industry

If you are interested in applying for this position you should send a resume and cover letter with your salary expectations outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position to Joe Derbyshire (Operations director)