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Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Location: Washington
  • Salary: Up to £46660.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Jonathan Maironis
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 25 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82611_1718292659

I'm looking for an Electrical Maintenance Technician to join a leading Defence business at their manufacturing plant in Washington, Sunderland.

This is a rotating shift-based role of 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am with plenty of overtime available too.

What you'll be doing:

  • Site maintenance and installation activities
  • Minor/major repairs
  • Breakdown response and diagnostics to resolve manufacturing equipment issues
  • Support to contractors during technical works
  • Attendance at site operational meetings as required
  • Execution of work orders from the site CMMS
  • Update of work order details to maintain the asset database for the site on all works performed

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Time served Electrical apprenticeship preferably with HNC/HND qualification
  • 17th/18th edition Wiring Regulation qualification
  • Manufacturing industry experience working to time pressure and performance metrics

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Safety Qualifications (e.g. IOSH, working at height, MEWP licence)

As an Electrical Maintenance Technician, you will carry out a varied range of electrical activities that protect the Washington site and ensure capability for manufacturing teams to perform their duties. This will include planned maintenance, reactive breakdown response/repairs and work requests.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team in a role where every day is different working on a variety of products. We have several vacancies available due to the continued expansion across our Land UK sites with BAE Systems securing new orders for the supply of munitions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment.

The salary is £44,660 (including shift allowance) plus an excellent benefits package.

JAM Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agent with regards to this position.