Electronics Technician - Graduate

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1225319088-2
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Teledyne Controls
  • Location: Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Commercial & QS, Engineering, Health and Safety, Procurement & Supply Chain, Trades
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Teledyne Controls (part of Teledyne UK Ltd) is looking to the future, and we are actively recruiting at our repair facility in Cumbernauld.

Teledyne Controls Repair facility has been established in Scotland since 1994. The commercial aviation repair business demands support and repairs for all new products for a 15-20 year period

Teledyne Controls has built its name on intelligent solutions that collect, manager and deliver aircraft data more efficiently and our innovative technology and collaborative customer relationships have revolutionised the way aircraft operators access, manager and utilise their data. Thus, helping to achieve higher goals in safety, performance, and efficiency.

We count over 300 airlines among our valued customers, including some of the world s major carries, supplying products to the major OEM s such as Airbus and Boeing.We are looking for enthusiastic, inquisitive, and determined individuals who are looking for a challenging and fulfilling career to join our Repair team.

This would be an ideal opportunity for recent graduates with Electronics degree or HNC/HND, that are looking to utilise thier theory knowledge within a hands-on role.

As part of the onboarding process and personal development, the successful candidate will undergo technical training with existing technicians and managers to help build their understanding of the Teledyne Control products

What you'll be involved with:

Under limited supervision, perform aftermarket Electronic/Electric and Mechanical repair of assorted components and instruments by way of testing and troubleshooting to determine root cause failure of product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Test and troubleshoot products, equipment and circuitry, including functional, operational, and environmental testing.
  • Analyse and interpret test data for component level, and system level repair.
  • Enter data and provides written reports on test and troubleshoot findings.
  • Read and follow relevant schematic drawings.

What we're looking for in you:

  • Degree/HNC/ HND in Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Position requires basic mechanical and electronics experience, with an emphasis on electronic skills.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of electronics and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience testing electronic assemblies using traditional tooling, such as multi-meter, oscilloscope, power supply, function generator, etc.
  • Experience using a variety of hand tools and machine shop tools, and equipment such as soldering iron, hand drill etc.
  • Basic MS Office skills including ability to open and create files in Word, create and manipulate data in Excel and use E-mail and calendars in Outlook
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills; follow written and verbal procedures, instructions, read schematics.
  • Must be able to deal with frequent change, delays, unexpected events or ambiguity, and is able to multi-task to accomplish repair activities to completion
  • Requires excellent analytical skills and sound judgment to ensure error-free repairs.

The role requires shift working which comprises of 2 weeks dayshift/2 weeks backshift, working 37 hours per week: Shift hours are:

Dayshift: 7:00hrs-15:15hrs Mon-Thurs, 7:00hrs-13:30hrs Fri.

Backshift: 15:00hrs-23:15hrs Mon-Thurs, 13:15hrs-19:45hrs Fri.

Range of benefits include.

  • Salary sacrifice-led pension plan that matches employee contributions up to 6%.
  • Free life assurance cover at the value of four times basic annual salary.
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus 9 public holidays. (There is an option to purchase an additional 5 day leave per year).
  • Internal reward and recognition scheme linked to internal benefits platform.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Comprehensive wellbeing programme that supports employees with their physical, mental and financial health, (Medi-cash).
  • Competitive employee discounts platform that provides employees with discounts with leading brands/retailers.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Enhanced family-friendly benefits.
  • Company sick pay