Electrical Technician

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about 1 month ago

Title: Electrical Technician
Location: Cheltenham
Duration: 12 months
Rate: £250 Per Day (Inside IR35)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide electrical support to this facility, reporting to the controls, systems and instrumentation: Farnborough team leader.
  • 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 QinetiQ 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.

Desired skill, knowledge and qualifications

  • Good degree (or equivalent level) in a rigorous engineering, scientific, or mathematical 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

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