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Junior Technician

Job Type Permanent

Location St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Start Date ASAP


As a Junior Technician, you would be required to work within a workshop environment. Reporting to the workshop supervisor, you will be responsible for system builds right through to installation and commissioning for smaller projects and supporting colleagues on bigger builds. You will also be responsible for fault tracing, troubleshooting and the repair of radio products including portables, mobiles and repeaters.

Main responsibilities:

  • Build and test engineered radio solutions
  • Follow test procedures to verify equipment ready for customer acceptance
  • Repair and maintain radio products
  • Inclusion on the on-call rota
  • Perform annual maintenance on customer equipment
  • Provide additional on-site support during installation and commissioning of supplied customer equipment

 The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Fault tracing and rectification
  • Identifying electronic components and soldering as required
  • The use of test equipment when used as a diagnostic tool
  • RF Communications and PMR equipment (advantageous)
  • Two-way radios and an overview of TCP / IP and networking (advantageous)


  • BTec, HNC or HND in electrical and electronic engineers or a relevant subject area

What impresses us?

  • The ability to demonstrate a systematic approach
  • Vibrant personalities who adapt well to a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to deliver and maintain excellent customer service levels


The main place of work for this position will be our St Ives (Cambridgeshire) office, however you will be expected to travel from time to time so it is essential that all applicants have their own vehicle.

 Magdalene is a total solutions provider to the telecommunication industry. Whether it is making a mobile phone call, downloading music at home, using ecommerce platforms in the office, communicating on social networks or making a restaurant reservation, it is likely the type of technology that Magdalene is working on every day is involved. Magdalene has 200 employees over 3 offices in Cambridge, Belfast and Glasgow.