High Voltage Electrician

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus

  • Contact:

    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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High Voltage Electrician

Bristol area

Circa £50,000 + Benefits


We are currently recruiting for a High Voltage Electrician / Engineer (SAP) to work across a 2600-acre dock estate in Bristol. The HV Engineer will be responsible for all maintenance and installation work on HV systems covering building wiring, emergency lighting, control systems, power supplies and metering.

What will I be doing?

Reporting directly to the Power Systems Manager you will be responsible for:

  • The maintenance and installation work on a range of electrical equipment across the site. This includes motors, switchgear, power supplies, cranes, pumping gear etc.
  • Acting as a site Senior Authorised Person (SAP) for the purpose of all high voltage maintenance tasks
  • Potential to lead a team of electrical technicians and apprentices in the supervision of electrical maintenance and installation work
  • Managing on site contractors as and when required
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety policies.

What experience does the role require?

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A recognised qualification in electrical engineering at HNC level or higher
  • A time served apprenticeship in electrical engineering or similar
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with a range of electrical plant including HV switchgear, transformers, motors, drives etc.
  • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status and extensive experience working on HV equipment up to 11KV
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification would be beneficial

Applicants must be physically fit and able to work at height and in confined spaces.

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary up to circa £50,000
  • A company pension
  • Profit share scheme
  • Excellent holidays

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary and package to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392 288 215 and speak with Steve

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.