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Maintenance Electrician

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Maintenance Electrician

Location: Samlesbury

Salary:£40,003 + overtime and shift allowance

What you’ll be doing:

    Complying with all applicable safety rules, policies and procedures

      Planned preventative maintenance activities on plant and equipment

        Fault diagnosis and repair of plant and equipment

          Recording details of breakdowns and repairs where necessary to facilitate further analysis

            Carrying out planned maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair on the electrical systems associated with any of the above

              Providing on-site support 24 hours per day from Sunday to Friday with Saturday day cover on a rota shift basis

                Working alone or as part of a multi-disciplined team

                  Taking account for your own work and in some instances will be required to work alongside specialist contractors

                    Participating in reliability centred maintenance activities, including root cause analysis and continuous improvement

                    Your skills and experiences:


                      Electrical Apprenticeship and/or NVQ or equivalent Level 3 or equivalent with experience within a relevant electrical discipline

                        Knowledge and experience of fault finding of 3 phase power, electrical control systems and CNC/PLC control systems

                          Knowledge of instrumentation control (PID, Temp, Pressure etc)

                            An understanding of variable speed drives

                              Ability to read electrical schematic drawings

                                Experience in working with PLC’s (Siemens/Allen Bradley etc)

                                  Experience working with CNC machines, chemical process plant and equipment and automated manufacturing systems


                                    17th/18th Edition Wiring Regulations

                                      COMPEX training


                                      You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

                                      The Operations Maintenance team:

                                      As a Maintenance Electrician, you will be responsible for ensuring the availability, reliability and performance of plant and equipment, diagnosing and repairing faults whilst taking a pro-active approach to solving any general electrical problems that may occur. As well as bring a strong team player, you also be confident working autonomously, with a willingness to work at height, in confined spaces, outdoors, travel on company business and work unsociable hours including shift work and overtime when required

                                      The ideal candidate will be motivated, inquisitive with a desire to learn and have strong communication skills. This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to work on a wide variety of plant equipment, working with the latest technological and innovative developments in manufacturing

                                      Why BAE Systems?

                                      This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

                                      We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

                                      Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.