|Job Ref:||204618686||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Contract||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Gloucestershire||City:||Gloucester||Address:||Post Code:||GL1||Salary:||£27000 - £30000/annum Negotiable on experience||Post Date:||05/10/2016 02:16|
Our client, a charitable organisation responsible for the upkeep and improvement of the network of rivers and canals through the UK, are urgently looking to recruit an Electrical Technician on a 6 - 12 Month contract based in Gloucester and covering the South Wales and Severn Region.|
The main purpose of the role will be to help maintain important structures and infrastructure in & around the Gloucester and surronding area:
+ Maintenance of mechanised bridges, locks, pumps and automated sluices which make up the waterways infrastructure within the Gloucester and South Wales region Plus works to the associated Electrical equipment & plant used to access the waterways.
+ Completing routine planned maintenance and mandatory inspections to complex structures as well as completing re-active repairs. This ensures that structures operate correctly and that facilities such as access routes and lights are available to the thousands of people who access the canal network on a daily basis.
+ Fault diagnosis and repair on the various hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems, used to control and operate all the automated assets. The work plays a key part in making sure that commercial and private vessels can move around the network.
+ Assisting operational staff when required, including interaction with customers & volunteers alike. There are opportunities to get involved in local events and to work with people from local communities.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
+ HNC (or similar level) in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
+ Mechanical, Hydraulic or Electrical experience
+ Fabrication and welding
+ Experience and knowledge of fault diagnosis and repair
+ 17th Edition
+ 2391 Inspection and Testing (preferred)
This role offers candidates with an interest in boats and canals a perfect opportunity to join a charitable Trust committed to developing the skills of their staff. You will have the chance to enjoy an extremely varied job, working outdoors and making a contribution to maintaining structures which are part of the UK's industrial heritage and London today.
Please apply today