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Electrical Fitter

  • Salary: Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 23/03/2017
  • Job reference: J362834A

Electrical Fitter - Plymouth

A market leading FTSE 100 Defence organisation is currently recruiting for an Electrical Fitter to take on a permanent position ASAP. The company is highly regarded for its employee recognition and vital position in today's market place. You will be a driven individual who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with supportive team in a diverse and challenging environment.

You will be an integral in ensuring serviceability of this fleet through detailed maintenance and refit periods by removing, installing, repairing and maintaining marine electrical systems and equipment onboard ships and submarines or in a dedicated workshop facility.

The role will involve the overhauling and installation of a variety of electrical equipment which could include control, distribution, command and control systems such as:

  • Weapons
  • Navigation
  • Sensors
  • Communication Systems
  • Lighting
  • Air Conditioning
  • Propulsion (including gas turbines, diesel generator and propulsion motor systems)

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Installation and connection of cabling (including multiple core, armoured and fibre optic)
  • Set to work where applicable using approved test procedures and test equipment
  • Carry out system and equipment functional tests and surveys
  • Work to electrical/engineering drawings and technical specifications
  • Operating in a high risk environment you will have a good understating and respect for Health & Safety for yourself and other around you to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day

The successful candidate will display the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Competent in the use of general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of electrical fitter
  • Ability to read electrical and engineering drawings and interpret work instructions
  • Proven track record of completing work on time, cost and quality parameters
  • Ideally will have worked in the marine industry with experience of Naval Ships and Submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships. Other relevant experience will be considered.
  • Indentured Apprenticeship or Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in an electrical discipline
  • Suitable to Armed Forces personnel with an electrical specialism

What's on offer:

Competitive salary

25 days annual leave

Competitive pension contribution

Share Save Scheme

Childcare Voucher Scheme

Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned position please submit an application or contact Tom Dugmore on 0117 930 9775

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