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Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Job reference: 926879
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP208 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Control, Instrumentation, Electrical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 26/09/2019

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Location - Aldermaston

Contract for 12 months

£26.61 per hour LTD

Our client requires an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to work on the AWE Aldermaston site undertaking planned / reactive maintenance and installation activities on the Cavendish Nuclear Decommissioning projects.

The successful candidate must complete SC level security clearance and then undergo screening for DV clearance.


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.

The Technician will: -

  • 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.
  • Adopt at all times 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 walk 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 on a daily basis.
  • 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.

Please note for this position you will be required to wear a respirator whilst carrying out some work.

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