Signal Engineering Technician (Level 3)

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Become a Signal Engineering Technician and help ensure the safe running of our lines at full capacity.

Applications are open now for a September 2020 start

How long: 3 years
Where: London
Salary: Minimum London Living Wage

Scheme begins: September 2020


What you’ll need:

  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C/ grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English language
  • To be 18 years of age by Sunday 7 March 2021

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Analytical and logical thinkers
  • Continuing learners
  • Creative and innovative

London Underground plays an essential role in our city’s development. Our network covers 253 miles, serving 275 stations and carries more than five million passengers per day.

The role of a London Underground engineering apprentice is critical to ensuring the ongoing performance and safety of our tube network. The technological advancements we are seeing in our trains and operating infrastructure means that we need to adapt the way we maintain our assets to keep them operating at peak performance. You’ll be at the forefront of these developments whilst also keeping a watchful eye on our legacy assets across the network.

What will I be doing?

London Underground’s network covers a vast area from zones 1-9 and 11 different lines. With many interchanges and pressure on our network to be constantly “on”, ensuring our lines are running safely and to capacity is the responsibility of our signalling engineers.

Advancements in technology are making this role increasingly interesting, you’ll be working on one of the world’s oldest transport networks rolling out the most advanced technology, a truly unique opportunity. You may choose to specialise in design, construction or maintenance as your careers progresses.

Where can this career take me?

This apprenticeship is just the start of your career, the roles and opportunities available to you are endless. Many of our apprentices progress after a number of years into managerial positions. Alternatively, you may want to remain as a hands-on engineer, growing in knowledge and experience and passing on your skills to the next generation of Apprentices.


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