Electrical Maintenance Technician

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    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £20.52 - £26.61 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Rate: £20.52/hr PAYE or £26.61 Umbrella
Location: Reading
Duration: 12 months
Security Req'd: SC & DV Clearance

Our client requires an Electrical Maintenance Technician to work on site to undertake planned / reactive maintenance and installation activities on Decommissioning projects.
The role will require the use of RPE so you must be able to pass a pre-employment medical and routine D&A testing.


  • Time served Apprenticeship or Recognised Training Scheme
  • City & Guilds (or equivalent) electrical qualifications, including IEE Wiring Regulations 17/18th Edition.
  • City & Guilds 2391 qualification, Inspection, Testing and Verification.

To be a success in the role you should have recent site Electrical Maintenance / Installation experience and preferable within the Nuclear Industry/Power Generation sector.

  • Report to the WSO for all matters relating to quality and safety.
  • Comply with all operating procedures pertaining to the project.
  • Undertake all work as instructed by the WSO to the requirements of the task documentation, with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to plant or equipment.
  • Comply with all rules, regulations; permit system and safety requirements in force for this project and to promote these disciplines within his/her areas of responsibility.
  • Record any emergent problems encountered during the project and report the details to the WSO at the earliest opportunity.
  • Perform shift-monitoring checks such as physical plant walkabout.
  • Perform tasks after appropriate training at the direction of supervision.
  • Attend weekly toolbox talks on matters of safety and company policy.
  • As and when required participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments on a daily basis.
  • Assist as required with maintenance activities in line with the maintenance programme and maintenance instructions
  • Operate Cutting, lifting (hoists, cranes etc), and handheld equipment as required.
  • Wear PPE appropriate to the task and ensure that PPE is in good condition.
  • Perform any tasks involving the use/wearing of RPE, following the appropriate training.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards before, during and after any operational/maintenance activities, clean up spillage's etc.
  • Ensure that portable equipment has been suitably tested.

To discuss this role further, please contact Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959