Permanent Full Time
£21,562 - £24,296 (L2) AND £25,422 - £28,888 (L3)+ excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
1st July 2019
Are you a qualified electrician with good organisational, communication and problem-solving skills?
Do you have a background in the industrial and commercial sector with knowledge and work experience on LV distribution and control equipment and cubicle assemblies?
The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for several Electricians/Lead Electricians to join their team within the Electrical Engineering department.
The team consists of circa 30 employees and is responsible for a wide range of electrical work in an industrial environment covering installation, commissioning, fault-finding and maintenance and repair work in accordance with the current legislation and codes of practice.
Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:
Installation of indoor and outdoor electrical distribution equipment in compliance with current regulations and local standards
Construction, wiring and commissioning of electrical control cubicles
Testing, commissioning and fault-finding tasks on various electrical control and distribution equipment
Maintain high standards of safety at all times and comply with safety procedures
Ability to prioritise tasks, work to a plan and keep to timescales
Provide guidance to the UKAEA electrical apprentices
Supervise daily work of c.2 staff electricians
Take responsibility for installation phase of projects, including leading installation teams.
Mentor and supervise daily work of 2 UKAEA electrical apprentices
At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.
The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.
Knowledge skills and experience
Electrical craft apprenticeship
City and Guilds 2357 (Level 3) with AM2, or equivalent, updated to BS 7671: 2018
Work experience in an industrial/commercial environment
Must demonstrate the ability to work safely in accordance with a written safe system of work (WSSOW)
Work and communicate as part of a team
Ability to solve problems
Ability to prioritise and balance the workload.
City and Guilds 2395 (inspection and testing) or equivalent
Work experience on large distribution networks
Supervisory experience (Lead Electrician)
This role may require regular overtime to be worked
On-call duties may also apply
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work-based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite. Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns.
Applications are welcome from less experienced candidates seeking career development who fulfil the essential criteria for the role. THE SALARY ON OFFER WOULD BE £21,562 - £24,296 (L2) AND £25,422 - £28,888 (L3).