Job description

PPR are currently running a recruitment drive for our client who are industry leaders within the telecoms market. They have invested millions of pounds into developing and up-skilling their contract workers to an outstanding standard.
We are looking for candidates available within the next few months, who are both keen to start a new and exciting career in the telecoms industry.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have an aptitude for learning new skills
  • Are self-motivated and have a flexible approach to work
  • Are confident in working alone
  • Have good interpersonal skills or experience working in customer service
  • Have held a full UK driving license for a minimum of 12 months

There is no requirement of previous technical experience.


Whilst training, you will be supervised by a team of dedicated trainers and operational support staff who are qualified to accredit engineers across a wide range of Openreach modules and telecommunications qualifications including copper and managed provision installations, One Fibre Network: fibre to the premises and cabling, working at heights, confined space awareness and asbestos awareness.
At the training facility, there is a full suite of bespoke equipment to aide your learning journey.

Facilities include:

  • Multiple telegraph poles, used to teach and accredit engineers to climb and safely work at heights
  • Linked joint boxes used to replicate underground working conditions
  • PCP cabinets to educate engineers about safe roadside working and to teach e-side to d-side jumpering
  • Live DSLAMS facilitating training on port repair and card infills
  • Exchange Frames complete with working lines which simulate a working exchange environment
  • Live copper bays designed to replicate a full premises install
  • Fibre bays designed to simulate a full install
  • Fibre exchange equipment, SOF, OFF & OFRs

What to expect:

  • Upon completion of training, engineers will be issued with a company van, full PPE and tools
  • To compliment your training, you will then be buddied up with an experienced engineer to guide you through your first few weeks on the job
  • All field workers are allocated a line manager/supervisor as a main point of contact
  • You will be allocated jobs per day within your designated area – jobs include working outside, at height and within customer premises
  • Engineers are paid per jobs completed each day

Please note, this is a physically demanding role, including working at heights and can include climbing telegraph poles multiple times a day.
If you are looking for a career with longevity and continuity within an exciting and emerging market, please apply here or contact our office as we have roles immediately available UK wide.


  • Company vehicle provided
  • All tools provided
  • Full personal ownership of accreditations on successful completion of course
  • Work localised your home address
  • Up-skilled in multiple areas of telecoms, e.g. Copper engineers will be trained on Fibre within 18 months
  • Training costs and accommodation costs for training covered up front by Client

We have hundreds of vacancies for Telecoms Engineers, Network Engineers, Copper Engineers and Fibre Optic Engineers across the UK. Experience is not required – if you’re looking to start a new career in telecommunications engineering, please apply.
PPR are one of the UK’s leading Technical Recruitment agencies specialising in the supply of temporary and permanent staff to the Telecoms, Rail, M&E, Aviation and Industrial industries.

Job Summary

Role Trainee Telecoms Engineer

Location Guildford

Contract Type Full Time

Salary £400 - 700 per week

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