Maintenance Electrician

Are you a time served Electrician looking for the security of a client-side job with one of the best employers in Cambridgeshire? Avoid the rush hour commute with flexible shift patterns. Free parking on site, excellent benefits and overtime for being on call. Working on a mix of industrial and commercial maintenance projects.


Your New Role

We are working exclusively with a highly regarded client who have a rare permanent opportunity for an Electrician to join their technical services team. You will be working on a range of commercial, industrial and education projects, at building locations across Cambridge, dealing with electrical and mechanical equipment, building systems management, testing and reactive repair projects. Your duties will include the:

  • Co-ordination and completing the annual maintenance PPM schedule and all reactive works for mechanical and electrical equipment, systems and assets.
  • Plan, cost and manage electrical installation, testing and reactive maintenance repair projects, maintaining fully documented audit records. 
  • Manage on site contractors to ensure that they are fully inducted and briefed about the work they are required to complete, in accordance with Premises and Services guidelines and procedures and that they have all the necessary documentation (site induction / monitoring, Permit to Work, method statements and risk assessments).
  • Contribute to the development of standard operating procedures and safe systems of work for all planned and reactive maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Provide electrical expertise input into building projects

You will be happy to work on a one week early, one-week late shift pattern which should mean you avoid the rush hour commute most days. With occasional out of hours work on a shared team call out system, which is rewarded with an overtime bonus. This is a great opportunity with a leading employer in the region. The job offers long term security, career progression, an excellent pension, staff canteen and free parking on site.

Your skills and qualifications:

Candidates must be approved grade electricians, qualified to NVQ level 3 plus AM2 or equivalent to JIB Approved Electrician grade. You will also hold at least one of the following:

  • Certified City and Guilds 2382 to current IET wiring regulations (BS7671)
  • Certified City and Guilds 2391 inspection and testing or the new equivalent qualification

The following certifications would be advantageous, although training can be provided:

Portable appliance testing, IOSH Working Safely, IPAF, PASMA, PUWER, L8 and Asbestos Awareness