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Vacancy title
Trainee Engineer (m/f/d) (NE Scotland)
Business unit
UK | Operations
Glasgow, Scotland
Closing date

Your challenge

We are looking to recruit Trainee Maintenance Engineers to join our Field Engineering Services team based in Scotland. Trainee Engineers will undertake reactive and pre planned preventative maintenance and installation tasks on a wide range of ITS (intelligent transportation system) roadside equipment.

The role will predominantly be in the field working on traffic signals, VMS, EV charging and other roadside technology. Our contract base is Scotland country wide, and we are looking for engineers in the Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dundee areas.

Knowledge and experience of fault finding with ITS types of equipment would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given for the right applicants. The successful applicant should have a track record of fault finding, electrical knowledge or transferable skills.

Working hours are Mon to Friday 37.5 hrs with the availability to work overtime.  There is also a requirement to work standby usually a 1 in 4-week rota once sufficiently experienced.

Your profile

In order to fulfil the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required:

  • The ability to work on own
  • The ability to work at heights
  • A strong health and safety focus
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A good team player with a ‘can do’ attitude and positive approach
  • Ability to deliver in a fast paced environment
  • Organised, trustworthy and self-motivated
  • Full driving licence.
  • Right to live and work in the UK

Your benefit

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • Competitive basic salary for a 37.5 working week.
  • Competitive overtime rates for evening, weekend, and bank holiday working
  • Competitive employer contributions to a Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • 33 days paid holiday per year inclusive of 8 paid Bank Holidays with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday per year
  • Company Vehicle (with private use option)
  • Company PPE & Tools provided
  • Company mobile phone, & tablet provided
  • Online employee perks & discounts
  • Employee Assistance programme, occupational health support, and occupational medical checks


Please apply by clicking the apply button.

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you and SWARCO is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV’s.