Electrical Safety and Workshop Manager

Abingdon Road, Culham, gb

Job summary

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£52,293 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Company Description

By 2050, the planet could be using twice as much electricity compared to today. Are you interested in contributing and helping to shape the future of the world’s energy? If so, read on.

Fusion, the process that powers the Sun and Stars, is one of the most promising options for generating the cleaner, carbon-free energy that our world badly needs.

UKAEA leads the way in realizing fusion energy, partnering with industry and research for groundbreaking advancements. Our goal is to bring fusion electricity to the grid, supported by tomorrow's power stations. In pursuit of our mission, UKAEA embraces core values: Innovative, Committed, Trusted, and Collaborative.

Job Description

As an employee of UKAEA you will benefit from:

- Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme, details of which can be found at the end of this advert.
- Corporate bonus scheme up to 7% and a Relocation allowance (if eligible).
Flexible working options including family friendly policies.
Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, 
Emergency paid leave, Generous annual leave allowance (30.5 days) increased with length of service,
- Wide range of career development opportunities
- A vibrant culture committed to equality and being fully inclusive

This role requires employees to complete an online Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks for criminal convictions.

The Role

As the RACE Electrical Safety and Workshop Manager you will be responsible for the management of activities and staff in the Mechatronics Development and Test Facility (MDTF), and the build of remote handling electrical equipment in all B1 assembly areas. You'll manage and lead a team of electrical technicians, defining training needs and development programmes, and delivery of equipment on time and to high quality. A key part of this role is to develop the workshop to run efficiently and manage stock of common materials for equipment manufacture. 

Additional Responsibilities:

- Responsible for ensuring suitable and sufficient risk assessments and procedures are in place for the safe working within the MDTF and all assembly/manufacturing areas.
- Managing and co-ordinating subcontractors, including specifying tasks, and tracking performance.
- Managing stock of common components to ensure efficient and cost-effective manufacture.
- Take responsibility for equipment; including maintenance schedules and calibration schedules.


- HNC/HND, recognised electrical engineering apprenticeship, or equivalent experience.
- Qualified to the current BS7671 Wiring Regulations and IPC/WHMA-A-620 trained.
- Extensive experience in manufacture of electrical panels and systems.
- Demonstrable experience in the supervision of a workshop and management of technicians.
- Good understanding of project lifecycles and timescales.

Additional Information

For a full list of benefits and to apply, select the apply button to be taken through to the UKAEA careers pages.

We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities, and women. Our Executive team, supported by our 'Equality, Diversity and Inclusion' (EDI) Partner and Inclusion Ambassadors, actively promotes EDI and takes steps to increase diversity within our organization. We reinforce best practices in recruitment and selection and evaluate approaches to remove barriers to success.

Please note that vacancies are generally advertised for 4 weeks but may close earlier if we receive a large number of applications.

For applicants applying from outside the United Kingdom or those who have spent time outside the UK in the last five years, please visit the UK Government website for information on criminal records checks. If your country of residence or previous residence is not listed on the website or if the UK Government does not have information on obtaining a criminal records check from that state, we regret to inform you that we cannot process your application.

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