Senior Technician - Vehicle Installation & Support

Ortolan Group Plc
Yeovil, Somerset
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Technician - Vehicle Installation & Support

A full time permanent role with a business that specialises in two-way radio and mobile communications. They have built its business upon supplying, installing and maintaining communication solutions for a wide range of public and private sector businesses and organisations. They design, install, service and support every aspect of our customers' communication systems.

Formed in Exeter in the mid 1970's our client's business has developed into an industry leading, award winning, modern day company with vast experience in the Radio & Mobile Communications market.

Due to continued growth, we are expanding our highly skilled team and can offer a great full-time opportunity for a qualified/experienced Senior Vehicle Installation Technician based in the South West.

As a Senior Vehicle Installation Technician, various duties will include the assistance in the day-to-day management of our Installation Department.

Skills & Experience

  • A well organised individual with excellent inter-personal skills
  • Experience in the installation and support of vehicle electronic systems to FCS1362 & FITAS standards and able to train colleagues to this standard
  • Installation of covert blues and twos systems in emergency service vehicles
  • Installation and maintenance of in-vehicle communication solutions such as Encrypted Voice, Secure Mobile Data, Satellite Navigation, CCTV, Tracking/Telematics, On-Board Monitoring systems, Emergency Warning Systems (Blue Light) and Handsfree Equipment
  • Management of support and installation stock
  • Oversee Workshop Health and Safety and conduct Engineers "Tool Box" talks
  • Ensure Field Support Engineers complete and submit appropriate paperwork
  • Liaise with Company Management and Customers as required
  • To comply with working procedures and be able to assist in the completion of vehicle installation design documentation
  • Ideally have an HNC / HND in electronic communications, proven experience in maintaining and installing vehicle electronic systems preferably in an emergency services environment and FITAS or FCS 1362 qualifications. A good working and practical experience is essential
  • Full UK Driving Licence & no criminal convictions


Salary £27,000+ depending on experience.

Uniform, Smart Phone, Ipad, and Laptop provided.

Company Funded FITAS Accreditation Scheme.

Company vehicle for business purposes with fuel card.

Flexible working availability.

Holiday 28 days (inc. Bank Holidays) increasing to 31 days

Pension Scheme

On-Site Parking and Canteen Facilities.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.