IT Technician

About Coombes

COOMBES UK plays a key role in the rail industry, providing a whole manner of off-track solutions, and minor civils works, in partnership with Network Rail and other major contractors.  


COOMBES is also a leading Arboriculture and Forestry Contractor, with well over a decade of experience and expertise in the forestry sector. We have forged a strong industry reputation and we believe we have an unrivalled skill set and peerless knowledge of forestry work at all levels.


We have seen recent significant growth and we are proud to be a Principal Contractor and Framework Contractor to Network Rail, as well as having some exciting projects underway in woodland management, timber harvesting, rail and civils works across the country.  We are seeking skilled and experienced colleagues in a range of disciplines to support our growth and help us provide a service that is second to none.


COOMBES is a family-run SME where we value integrity, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and working together as one team to give our clients the best possible service. We’re passionate about supporting the professional development of our colleagues and providing a working environment where you can truly be yourself.  If this is something you’d like to be part of, please reach out to us – we’d love to hear from you.

About the vacancy

COOMBES require an experienced IT Technician to support our busy offices in Petersfield on a full time, permanent basis.  


As IT Technician you will be the first port of call for all IT issues across the business. You’ll be adept at troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving IT issues, whilst delivering excellent customer service. The successful candidate will also provide technical support to colleagues at all levels, on the use of hardware, software and internal systems.


Other key duties include installing, configuring and maintaining software and hardware components of computer and network systems.  Our new IT Technician will also support the IT Manager with new starter processes, upgrading systems and carrying out infrastructure improvements.


The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role with strong knowledge of Microsoft 365, Windows, Google Workspace, Mac OS, domain controller, DNS and AD. You’ll have the ability to prioritise a changing workload and be an effective communicator with the ability to relay complex information in layman’s terms.


This role requires you to be proactive and responsive in your approach and, as an integral member of the team, demonstrate initiative in problem solving.  You will take pride in your work, complete tasks to a high standard, in line with COOMBES’s ethos and values.

Salary: £26-28,000

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, to be worked Monday - Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). As part of our recruitment processes, Coombes collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Sending us your CV for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment. Your data is not use in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process.


We will keep your CV on our records for 6 months after the closing date, at which point it will be destroyed.

For a full role profile please contact the HR Team on 01730 231761 or email

To apply for this opportunity, please forward your CV and a covering letter/email to or to our Recruitment Coordinator at Coombes UK, Unit 6 New Farm Buildings, Winchester Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3PB.

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