IT Technician - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement for an additional IT Technician to join our busy and friendly IT Team, based at our Head Office in Southampton. The majority of the time will be spent in Southampton, with potential travel to external sites (including occasional overnight stays). The position is to assist in first line support to the computer user base within the group. Ideally, candidates should have knowledge of some/all of the following areas, with an emphasis on IT Helpdesk:

  • IT Helpdesk functions
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
  • Knowledge of PC/Laptop installation, Configuration and Trouble shooting (printer/photocopier)
  • MS Server 2012 onwards
  • MS Server Active Directory
  • Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Company mobile phone management
  • Administration of databases

Qualifications / background:

  • Qualification in IT/Computing – preferred but not essential
  • ITIL foundation – preferred but not essential
  • Previously worked within an IT Department in a helpdesk capacity

In addition, the successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in dealing with people both on the telephone and face to face. Applicants should have a keen interest and enthusiasm for all IT areas.

Company Benefits:

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays (holiday entitlement will increase with service)
  • The opportunity to buy further holiday
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.




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