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About The Role

If you are looking for an exciting career within the field of health and safety then we have a fabulous opportunity for a Trainee Engineering Technician to join us here at Arco Professional Safety Services. This is a field-based position, but occasional attendance will be required to our Staffordshire Office.
This Trainee role will involve working at heights with full training provided. Once your training is completed, there is potential for you to move to a Fall Protection Technician role. Don’t worry if you haven’t any experience within the engineering or safety sector – we’ll teach you all there is to know! In the first 12 months we will put you through various courses, on-site training and mentoring to enable you to develop your knowledge and understanding and further your career with us.
Key responsibilities include: 
  • Delivering site-based inspections and certification of fall protection anchorages
  • Assisting Engineers with the site-based installation of fall protection anchorages
  • Communicating and working closely with the Site Supervisor and other members of the team
  • Developing good client/company relations
  • A requirement to work nationwide as required
On top of working for the UK’s leading health and safety expert, you’ll also receive:
  • A starting salary of £24,960 plus up to 10% annual bonus
  • Opportunity for overtime, expected to result in an additional £3,000 - £4,000 per annum
  • 32 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, plus the option to purchase up to 5 more days
  • 2 fully paid Community Volunteering days every year
  • An excellent pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • A huge range of high street retailer discounts to help with cost of living via MyArco Perks
  • Free, 24-hour access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to our Learning Management System, to support your personal and career development
  • Long-term service awards – we’re proud to have employees who have worked for us for 40 years
The ideal Trainee Engineering Technician will be/have:
  • A general interest in health and safety, teamed with a willingness to build a career in this sector
  • A ‘safety first’ mentality, demonstrating a continuous focus on safety
  • A full, clean UK driving licence 
  • Competent using Microsoft Office packages including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • An excellent eye for/ attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and follow processes thoroughly and prioritise their own workload
  • Ability to be flexible and support other team members as required

About Us

With almost 140 years of experience, Arco are recognised as the UK's leading safety experts. As the only integrated safety products and services business, our size, scale and reputation in the sector are why we have such an impressive portfolio of accounts and customers. We're the expert safety partner with a unique mix of specialist expertise and practical real-life industry knowledge. Our specialist safety services provide the technical services and specialist expertise for working at height, in confined spaces and with respiratory protection.

Following the appointment of our CEO in December 2022, we are now on a transformation journey to become more profitable and sustainable. This is an exciting and demanding time for the business. There is opportunity to shape and challenge the transformation journey and future growth, while balance the pressure to deliver sales growth and financial targets that are necessary to support the future growth. Our behaviours; Care, Collaborate, Perform and Deliver, are embedded within our culture, to drive performance and ensure we succeed together and are rewarded for that shared success. Because It’s on us. To deliver. Together.

Everyone is welcome at Arco, no matter who you are. Our business is fully committed to creating a truly inclusive, diverse and equal working environment for all of our employees, as well as our customers and suppliers. Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness are fully embedded in our culture and talent acquisition processes. We recognise that everyone is different, and hiring people from a wide variety of backgrounds will only make us stronger.

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