Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
£27,050 - £29,131
17 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

Electrician - Grade 1

HMP Dovegate

Full time, Permanent, 40 hours p/w

£27,050 - £29,131 per annum

Key Purpose
  • To carry out preventative and reactive maintenance activities to items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified.

Key Accountabilities
  • Carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified
  • Carry out pre planned maintenance of items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified
  • Carry out the installation of new plant and apparatus as may be defined and specified
  • Knowledge of high voltage and low voltage distribution and network systems
  • To be able to documentary support his/her inspections and pursue fault rectifications
  • Must be able to read and understand technical and wiring diagrams
  • Assist the other members of the maintenance team with their activities as may be required
  • To become familiar with the operation and maintenance of the various systems and equipment installed in the whole of the premises as defined or requested
  • Carry out all duties assigned in a safe manner, observing all statutory regulations and the local regulations which may be in force
  • Carry out investigations into the performance of the plant and equipment installed in the site and to produce related reports and recommendations as may be required
  • Assist in specifying and obtaining spare parts and other items of equipment which may be required to ensure the continuous and efficient operation of the technical estate
  • Maintain records of tools and report this as required

Essential technical, professional, knowledge and qualifications skills
  • C & G electrical certificate or other electrical trade qualification
  • Must have served a recognised trade apprenticeship
  • Must be qualified to BS7671 (current edition of the IEE Regulations)
  • At least 5 years associated trade experience post apprenticeship
  • The role calls for leadership and setting visible standards of personal performance and accountability and the post holder is expected to function with a degree of independence.

Special Features
  • Out of hours call out
  • Must be able to operate, with training, as an AP for LV and HV as applicable

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 (select option 1) as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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