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2021 Rail & Signalling Apprentice - Register Your Interest!

Job ID: R0084599 Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Full time, Apprenticeship / Trainee
Location: London, United Kingdom

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

If you have a passion for technology and the rail industry then we have the career for you!

Thales Traffic management system currently controls 72,000 kilometres and 52,000 trains per day across 16 countries, as well as being London Underground’s largest signalling provider.

The opportunities at Thales are as limitless as the boundaries of engineering, science and technology. We're growing all the time and wherever we go and whatever we do, our people grow with us. We understand just how rare truly exceptional people are, so we'll invest the same innovation, time and care into your career that we put into each of our fascinating projects.

Who are we?

At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer.

Our Rail and Signalling Apprenticeships

We have a range of apprenticeships available across our Ground Transportation Systems business, including advanced and degree apprenticeships where we sponsor you through your degree whilst providing you with valuable work experience. The apprenticeships last between two and four years depending on which role you apply for.

Responsibilities range from working on the railways as a Telecoms Engineer, to production of signalling designs and supporting the development of the overall signalling system architecture

What do you need?

We are looking for people with a passion for technology and the rail industry combined, along with an inquisitive mind, a strong team-working ethic and problem solving skills.

We have roles available that are suitable for both school and college leavers. Specific entry requirements are dependent on the role.

If you want to earn while you learn and develop vital skills in a business built on innovation and an ambition to create the future, then register your interest now for our 2021 apprenticeship schemes today!

Job applications open in October 2020 with start dates in September 2021.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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