IT Support Specialist and Project Controller

Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024

Department: IT

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art gas turbine components.  Situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.


This role involves supporting IT across the business by responding to and resolving technical software queries, working in a small dynamic team, helping to maintain and develop core IT systems, and to support all users on site and remotely, delivering an outstanding level of support to promote high levels of internal customer satisfaction.  TST are looking for a personable, hardworking and enthusiastic individual with a drive to develop their skills across a wide range of IT systems by planning work, coupled up with the tenacity to see projects through to completion with the ability to prioritise and refocus in a busy department.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to all computer system users with hardware and software issues.
  • Maintenance and upgrading of IT systems.
  • Database administration.
  • Deployment of IT projects within the business on time, to budget and to specification.
  • Alignment of systems in accordance with IT Security best practice.
  • Understand and comply with TST’s Health & Safety policies and procedures.


Key Competencies:

  • Able to work effectively either on site or remotely as required.
  • A self-starter, able to launch and complete tasks.
  • Communicating IT specific concepts to users.
  • Troubleshooting common IT issues.
  • Managing multiple projects in parallel.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and work at multiple levels in the organisation.
  • To liaise with and manage external specialist suppliers in the delivery of managed services or improvement projects.


Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office including MS Access.
  • Sever virtualisation.
  • Microsoft Active Directory management.
  • TCP/IP networking.
  • WIFI networking.
  • Desktop and laptop hardware configuration.


Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • Strong organisational skills and self-motivated.
  • Attention to detail – Go the extra mile and not settle for “good enough.”
  • Capable of running and supporting projects with minimal assistance.
  • Good understanding of assigned function or process speciality.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Works well as a team member and builds effective working relationships with all levels.
  • Listens carefully and asks questions to clarify own understanding.
  • Able to interface with all levels within TST and where applicable the customer.
  • Good customer management skills.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal (e.g. writing work instructions)


Salary and Benefits:

Salary: TBD

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, 8:00am – 16:15pm  

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme.
  • Mental health support – Including free counselling sessions.
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover.
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Opportunity to be a part of production related bonus scheme.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.
  • Paid Professional Membership.
  • Opportunities for development and growth.
  • Life Assurance after 2 years of service.
  • TST Hub Exclusive offer and benefits for all employees.


Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

Please note all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, TST are currently unable to provide Visa sponsorship.

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