Maintenance Electrician

BAE Systems
Lancashire, Preston, England
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Hannah Bence
Job Type
Maintenance Electrician

Would you like to support business critical equipment associated with the development, test and production of aircraft products and systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Maintenance Electrician at our site in Samlesbury or Warton.

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.

This role will provide you with chance to work on a wide variety of work with real opportunities for development within this team.

Your main responsibilities as a Maintenance Electrician will involve:

Ensuring that the electrical aspects of all production critical plant and equipment at our Warton / Samlesbury site are maintained to maximise availability and minimise deterioration

Working safely at all times, complying with health and safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines

Carrying out Planned Maintenance / fault finding diagnosis and repair of plant and equipment

Recording details of breakdowns where necessary for future analysis

Ensuring that all work carried out to effect repair of complete equipment or discrete part is logged in line with current maintenance requirements

Working in a multi-disciplined group to optimise group performance

Your skills and qualifications as a Maintenance Electrician:

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

Knowledge of 17th / 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

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

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

Ability to read electrical schematic drawings

What we're looking for in you:

You will be motivated, inquisitive with a desire to learn. You will have strong communication skills, be a strong team player but will also be confident working autonomously. You will have excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive outlook.

Location: Samlesbury or Warton

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.