Electrical Technician

Poole, Dorset
£13.47 per hour Plus Excellent Benefits 
21 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical Technician 
Poole, Dorset 
£13.47 per hour Plus Excellent Benefits 

Our client is the charity that saves lives at sea. They’re currently looking for an Electrical Technician to join their team. 

The ALC (All-weather Lifeboat Centre), which opened in August 2015, is our client’s very own boat building facility which brings every stage of lifeboat construction, refit and maintenance in-house and under one roof. 

Refit work is increasing from 2018 and through 2019, with the introduction of additional All Weather Lifeboat refit cells to the ALC’s ongoing program. Our client has a full order book and fantastic opportunities for skilled Electrical Technicians to join their teams. They have many years of refits scheduled on Tamar, Severn and Trent class lifeboats, as well as building new Shannon class lifeboats and repairs to other vessels in the fleet. 

Our client’s lifeboat crews need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them. 

As an Electrical Technician, you will undertake the installation, modification, repair/maintenance and diagnostics of electrical equipment/systems, i.e. engine systems, power supplies, charging, rewire, and some electronics. Working in conjunction with other members of the All-weather Lifeboat Centre, you will ensure that tasks are completed in a structured and professional manner. 

To be considered, you will need: 

- Extensive experience in the assembly, installation, modification, repair/maintenance and diagnosis of electrical equipment/systems in a marine environment 
- Experience of working from engineering drawings and following standardised work 
- A City & Guilds, NVQ Level 3, BTEC or time-served apprenticeship (or equivalent) 

The ALC offers a clean, organised and safe work environment, with all tools and equipment provided. Our client strives to encourage a satisfied and friendly work environment, with their staff benefiting from an excellent pension, options for flexible working (including a time off in lieu scheme), good annual leave and the knowledge that the work they are doing directly contributes to saving lives at sea. 

Our client is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. They expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting). 

The closing date for applications is the 28th May 2019. 

Our client’s staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. They respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within their teams, and consider it essential to help them deliver a world-class lifesaving service. They are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, they also look for applicants who share their commitment to living their values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping them work towards their goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using their expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning. 

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Additional Keywords: Electrical Technician, Marine Maintenance Technician, Marine Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance & Repair Engineer, Electronics Maintenance Technician, Lifeboat Repair Technician.