Maintenance Electrician

Ipswich, UK
16 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Electrician - We are advertising on behalf of our Client who are the World's leading producers in the defence and marine industries. We are looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Electrician in a varied role as part of our team at our busy Ipswich base.

As the Maintenance Electrician, you will install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, as well as ensuring that all work is in accordance with relevant codes. The key tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem and any hazardous situations.
  • Installation and test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, to ensure compatibility and safety of the system.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including ammeters, and test lamps.
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

Skills and Attributes:
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as laying conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
  • Completion of a four-year approved technical training program in electrical repair and maintenance and two (2) years electrical experience; or, Any equivalent combination.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week which is split over the following shifts 06:00 - 13:45 (Mon - Fri), 14:00 - 21:45 (Mon - Fri) and 20:00 - 05:45 (Mon - Thurs). Offering a salary of £30,000pa, depending on experience.

If you are qualified and experienced and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter, who provide recruitment services in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Electrician, electrical engineer, maintenance

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