Electrical Technician (152jc)

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Electrical Technician (152jc) – Farnborough – Excellent Package


My client is looking to recruit a Technician (Electrical Workshop) to complement their electronic and electrical team supporting the operation of the 5m Wind Tunnel Facility, which is used primarily by major international aircraft manufacturing companies for testing scale models of commercial aircraft.


With a proven background in industrial electrical installation, maintenance and fault finding you will be part of small team dedicated to the Wind Tunnel which is located on my client’s Farnborough site.  You will deal with requests for electrical repairs and breakdowns as well as supporting routine maintenance and equipment upgrades as needed.  You must have knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), be able to fault find and make repairs and/or changes as required.  They require applicants who have at least two years of professional technician experience.


What do I need?

·         Completed a 3-4 year recognised apprenticeship with as a minimum, a Level 3 technical and vocational qualification or Level 3 Diploma.

·         2+ years of experience as an electrical technician

·         Proven practical experience in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems

·         Must be able to work at heights and within confined spaces

·         18th edition certification would be preference but would train from 17th.

·         Health and Safety knowledge of working on sites and completing reporting

·         A good working knowledge of electrical systems e.g., rotating machines and variable speed drives

·         A reasonable working knowledge of control systems e.g., PLCs and instrumentation

·         Ability to read technical drawings and use them to fault find complex electrical systems


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.


What will I be doing?

·         Provide electrical support to this facility, reporting to the controls, systems, and instrumentation

·         Installing, maintaining, modifying, and repairing electrical systems in the facility

·         Ensuring that electrical systems adhere to the relevant electrical safety standards and regulations

·         Ensure you adhere to company health and safety requirements.

·         Troubleshooting electrical faults / issues and repairing them

·         Conducting general electrical systems maintenance in accordance with the facility PPM tool

·         Support customer trials, must be prepared to work double-day shifts as required

·         Maintain documentation for electrical systems.

·         Portable appliance testing.


Expectations for Shift Structure –

Hours: 37 per week. Standard/When not on shift:

Mon-Thurs: 08:30 to 17:00

Fri: 08:30 to 16:30, with one hour lunch break.


My client operates flexible working as part of its benefits.  When not on a customer test there is flexibility in the start and finish times subject to business requirements.


Overtime and working through lunch breaks, with occasional weekend work may be required to support testing.


When they have a customer test it is a requirement to work casual shifts.  This is on a double day shift basis and is rotated weekly:  A casual shift allowance is paid when working shift.

Mon-Thurs:  6:00 – 14:30 or 14:00 – 22:30

Fri:  6:00 – 14:30 or 13:30 – 22:00


The ideal candidate would be someone who comes from a commercial electrical background and not a domestic one and who is comfortable at working at heights and within confined spaces.


You will receive an excellent starting salary and a full benefits package which includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 or jc@ex-mil.co.uk or via the website www.ex-mil.co.uk



To apply for this job email your details to jc@ex-mil.co.uk.

To apply for this job email your details to jc@ex-mil.co.uk.

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