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IT Support Technician Apprentice +

Ref No:                    NA
Vacancies               2
Location                  Blackburn
Company                 Silicone Engineering
Hours per Week:  37.5 hours Mon-Thurs 8.00am-5.00pm Fri 8.30am-12.00 noon

Wage:                        National Minimum Wage

To provide IT support and general IT maintenance.  Maintain a good level of housekeeping in the IT infrastructure.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Response time for urgent and non-urgent IT matters.
  • Employee development: training hours and willingness to learn.
  • Support the IT Manager on a day-to-day basis.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities


  • To provide first line IT support for office and factory (i.e. PC/Printer troubleshooting, logon issue) and maintain IT helpdesk.
  • Provide day-to-day support for users of company computers and peripherals in a timely manner, but prioritise core tasks.
  • To support the IT Manager on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ensure completion of all tasks and projects defined by the IT Manager in a timely manner. Any outstanding issues or concerns must be highlighted immediately.
  • To ensure back-ups are done daily as per data backup procedures.
  • To undertake scheduled preventative printer and PC maintenance activities.
  • Undertake scheduled asset reviews as designated by IT Manager.
  • To provide the IT Manager with a weekly progress report detailing activities completed/outstanding.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required commensurate with the post.

Functional Duties:

  • Support the identification and implementation of technical IT solutions company wide.
  • Conduct IT related work in within company guidelines to ensure that best practice procedures are adhered to.
  • Understand and follow company Health and Safety guidelines and raise IT related concerns or recommendations with the IT Manager.
  • Conduct general housekeeping and maintenance activities from both a physical and IT perspective.


IT Apprentice - Recycle IT +

Ref No:                    NA
Vacancies               2
Location                  Blackburn
Company                 Recycle IT
Hours per Week:  Monday – Friday (9am-5pm)

Wage:                        £4.50 per hour

A fantastic opportunity working with in a leading UK based IT disposal and asset management service providers. Recycle IT based in Blackburn are expanding and now is the perfect time to join such a diverse team. Working in a busy department, you will gain skills and experience, from warehousing, data handling to customer engagement, this will be perfect for an enthusiastic, dynamic and creative individual.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Refurbishment of IT equipment
  • Wiping Data from hardware/computers
  • Will be looking at online sales and maybe having their own website (Digital Marketing)
  • Onsite installation- unpacking equipment, setting it up on network and testing it to make sure it works. Then bringing back old equipment as part of the service
  • Customer facing role, so need to be good at customer services
  • Working in the Warehousing with products
  • Online sales

They are expanding so the apprentice will be doing a lot of new roles around the business, so they get to understand everything.

Qualifications Required
A to C Maths and English GCSE

Personal Qualities

  • Can do attitude and enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Willingness to learn
  • Creative
  • Dynamic
  • Very good interpersonal skills


  • Fluent spoken & written English
  • Good people skills (face to face & on the phone)
  • Project Management Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to work well on your own or as part of a team.
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