Electrical Technician

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £22 - £26 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aaron Madray

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role: Electrical Maintenance Technician

Rate: £22 - £26 / hour

Location: Reading

Duration: 6 months

Role Description

The Client requires an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to work on the AWE Aldermaston site undertaking planned / reactive maintenance and installation activities on the projects. This role will require the use of RPE so the candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment medical and routine D&A testing. This role requires minimum SC clearance for site access and the chosen candidate must be willing to undergo DV clearance.

Role Responsibilities

  • Report to the WSO for all matters relating to quality and safety.
  • Comply with all Cavendish Nuclear and AWE Aldermaston, 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.
  • Employ the S*T*A*R*T* principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review, tell whilst engaged on all types of works on site.
  • Perform shift-monitoring checks such as physical plant walks about.
  • 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 daily. Contribute to the AWE AOR and AE Procedures.
  • Assist as required with maintenance activities in line with the maintenance programme and maintenance instructions
  • Operate Cutting, Lifting (hoists, cranes etc), and hand held 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.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 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.
  • Recent site Electrical Maintenance / Installation experience (preferred) in Nuclear Industry/Power Generation.