Electrician / Lead Electrician

Recruiter
UK Atomic Energy Authority
Location
Culham, Abingdon
Salary
£21,562 to £30,788 + excellent benefits
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Oct 2019
Ref
3478
Function
Electrical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Electrician / Lead Electrician

Job Ref:
3478

Job Title:
Electrician / Lead Electrician

Job type:
Permanent Full Time

Location:
Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary:
£21,562 to £30,788 (inclusive of MPP for level 3) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme

Closing date:
19th October 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

If you have supervisory experience, you will also:

- 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

Essential
- 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

Desirable
- City and Guilds 2395 (inspection and testing) or equivalent

- Work experience on large distribution networks

- Supervisory experience (Lead Electrician)

Special requirements:
- This role may require regular overtime to be worked

- On-call duties may also apply

Selection Method:

- 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).

- PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION HAS BEEN EVALUATED AT BOTH LEVEL 2 (£21,562 to £24,296 without MPP available) AND LEVEL 3 (£25,422 - £30,788 including MPP). THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE`S GRADE WILL BE DETERMINED AT INTERVIEW.

 

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