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Changing it up
Changing it up

Great benefits, fast career development and a culture that says ‘you can’.
No wonder more and more women are training to be Engineers with us.

What is a Trainee Quality Assurance Engineer?

You’ll be part of a City Build team, delivering fibre networks to communities. You’ll play a key role in monitoring and managing our full fibre networks, providing vital support, overseeing the work done by our Build Partners and liaising with key stakeholders. Making sure everyone stays up-do-date, and our projects are delivered to our quality standards, efficiently and on time. This means you’ll have to apply attention to detail to every stage of our build process as you will be responsible for assuring the quality of our build is to the highest standards. It’s an essential job, which is why we’ll give you all the training and support you need to succeed and start changing up Britain’s infrastructure.

When you join us as a Trainee, we’ll manage, mentor and develop your career, ensuring you build technical knowledge, gain field experience and get to work closely with people you can learn from – Planners, Project Managers and Build Managers. It’s an Early Careers programme designed to take you from enthusiasm to experience, with all the help you need.

Find out more

You don’t need any engineering experience – we’ll provide you with that. We’re looking for people who’ve left college or university in the last two years and are looking to kickstart their career. Ideally, you’ll have studied a STEM subject, but don’t worry if not. All we ask for is lots of enthusiasm, a willingness to learn, great people skills and the desire to start changing up the way the UK connects.

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Join the next generation of Engineers

As we roll out full fibre across the UK, you can play a vital role. That’s why we’re looking to welcome enthusiastic people like you into the CityFibre family and train you up to be the next generation of Engineers. We’re changing up the UK with our superfast speeds, and we’re changing up careers with great benefits, work-life balance and a supportive environment where you can share your ideas, make an impact from day one and fulfil your potential. CityFibre has been named a Times Top 50 Employers for Women, thanks to our family-first policies and best-in-class learning and development programmes, so you’ll have everything you need to excel.

Some of our benefits

Join the CityFibre family and enjoy an excellent range of benefits, including:

Got a question?

Here are some of our most frequently asked questions

Who is eligible to apply?

The application criteria for the Trainee Quality Assurance Engineer role are:

  • Individuals who have recently graduated from (2018 onwards) a UK university at undergraduate or postgraduate level with a degree in any subject (STEM subjects are preferred but not essential)
  • or those aged 18 and over who have completed their A levels/BTEC/ONC/HNC

Where are the positions based?

There will be over 60 roles available across the next 18 months, in cities in each of the following regions:

  • Scotland & North East
  • North
  • Midlands
  • South East
  • South West

If a vacancy is not currently live for the city / region you prefer, please apply in the future intakes section. We’ll be updating our vacancies regularly, so do keep an eye on the website.

How is the programme delivered?

The programme consists of blended learning, including on-the-job learning and practical experience, alongside formal qualifications, and eLearning.

You will be supported by our current Build Assurance Engineers, Lead Build Assurance Engineers and City Build Managers in your city and surrounding areas. You will progress through a dedicated 6-month learning plan, designed to help you go from education to experience.

The qualifications and learning will be delivered both internally by CityFibre and externally by our approved training providers.
In addition, you will benefit from shadowing, mentoring opportunities, and peer to peer networking.

What is the application process?

There are 4 stages to the application process:

  1. Apply and submit your CV
  2. An introductory phone call to discuss what you’re looking for and the role in more detail
  3. An initial telephone interview, including some competency questions around values and behaviours
  4. A face-to-face (or video) interview, including a presentation