Electrical Technician

BAE Systems
Wales, Monmouthshire
Closing date
2 Mar 2021

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Electrical Technician

Would you like to play a key role within the Electrical Maintenance team? We currently have a vacancy for an Electrical Technician at our site in Glascoed.

As an Electrical Technician, you will be providing a safe, professional and competent Electrical service to Operations to ensure smooth, safe and optimal performance from all plant and machinery with maximum "availability / up time".

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a niche sector and role, working on a variety of systems, with the chance to further your skills and abilities.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrical Technician will involve:

Following Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) guidelines within the Engineering Services department in accordance with Site Policies

Providing a proactive and technical resource to solve plant, equipment and control systems faults

Ensuring the sites LV and HV Electrical Infrastructure, plant and equipment are maintained in an efficient working and legally compliant condition

Interacting with the computerised maintenance management system to ensure maintenance work queues are managed effectively and 'your customer' is updated appropriately

Assisting in the reduction of the sites utilities in line with targets, proactively

Ensuring that any disposal of maintenance activity generated wastes, including chemicals and oils, is carried out to site policies and procedures

Being involved in and support continuous improvement activities

Your skills and qualifications:


Time Served Apprenticeship via an approved body or organisation

To have experience in fault finding on electrical control systems

BS7671 Electrical Wiring Regulations and C&G Inspection and Testing

To ideally have knowledge of equipment certified for potentially explosive atmospheres (CompEx modules 1-6 preferred)

ONC or equivalent in electrical engineering and/or control systems discipline


Familiarity with interrogating PLC systems

Knowledge of pneumatic/hydraulic systems

To have experience on computerised maintenance management systems (ideally SAP)

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of electrical safety systems and permit systems

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive, with excellent communication skills. This will allow you to engage with stakeholders at all levels across the business, allowing you to also engage with sub-contractors too, helping to support the site from an electrical point of view.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: £30,600 (with a potential for shift allowance)

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 Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.


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