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Industrial Electrician (Shift)

Date Posted: 15th January 2020
  • Job Ref: 72
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: South Essex

Job Description

Are you a qualified 18th Edition Industrial Electrician?

Do you have a good knowledge of the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment (motors, instrumentation, panels, power and lighting etc)?

Are you a driver able to work permanently in the Thurrock (Essex) area? 

Are you happy to work a 3-week shift rota across days/nights/weekdays/weekends?


What does the opportunity offer?


  • Excellent annual earnings circa £49,000 (£16.83 per hour)
  • Staff benefits; Company Pension, Private Medical and Life Assurance
  • Permanent opportunity within an established and successful national business
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress over time
  • Free on-site parking


An established and successful business with a presence in several regional locations around the UK, require a Shift Electrician to work on a permanent, full time basis at their industrial site in the Grays/Thurrock area. 


The role/responsibilities include:

  • Carry out electrical installation work efficiently in accordance with IET Wiring Regulations for Electrical Installations (BS7671:2018).
  • Work within the electrical team, including installation and maintenance/repair of electrical systems and equipment (motors, instrumentation, panels, power and lighting etc).
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus including LV Circuits, Electrical motors, power and lighting, using test equipment.
  • Routine checking and testing of all types of electrical systems, equipment and components.


Is this you?

  • Good knowledge of fault finding/trouble shooting electrical systems, and the interpretation of electrical drawings and schematics.
  • A willingness and availability to work a 3-week rotating shift pattern (an average of 56 hours per week).
  • Good knowledge of electrical systems and equipment including variable speed drives, motors, instrumentation, controls/panels and electromechanical systems.
  • Ability to work effectively and safely, both independently and as part a team.
  • Ability to identify hazards, safe working requirements and procedures.
  • A relevant Electrical NVQ Level 3 or BTEC national certificate in Electrical Engineering
  • Ideally having completed a recognized electrical apprenticeship.
  • BS7671 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulation
  • Driver with transport, able to work permanently in the Grays/Thurrock area


Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration.


If you are interested in applying then please do so as soon as possible because once the right candidate has been found this opportunity will be closed.


Don't delay...apply today!


We look forward to hearing from you.