Electrical Technician - HV

Electrical Technician - HV

Job Title: Electrical Technician - HV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12795KY_1548259768
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2019 16:09

Job Description

Electrical Technician - HV
Up to £30k + benefits (incl. bonus)
Warwick - Field based

We're currently seeking to recruit an Electrical Technician / electrically biased Field Service Engineer with high voltage (HV) experience to join a leading company working within the power generation sector. You will be responsible for working across their multiple diesel power generation plants across the UK.

As a field based Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the day-to-day operations, inspection and maintenance of multiple power generation plants across the UK.
  • Carrying out routine site visits, as well as attending sites on a non-routine basis in the event of a breakdown or to take a fuel delivery.
  • Performing fault finding activities on the power plant using the control systems (SCADA, PLCs, DCS etc.), as well as carrying out minor mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Being trained up to be the high voltage (HV) Competent Person and then Authorised Person on site.
  • Supervising the contractors on site.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for Electrical Technician role, you will need to hold a relevant electrical engineering qualification (degree / HND / HNC / City & Guilds / NVQ / apprenticeship etc.) with a background in the power generation / energy / renewables or similar sector. You should also have an understanding on diesel generators, HV electrical generation plant and distribution systems.

As this is a field-based role, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence. You will also need to be flexible towards travelling to sites and working as part of a call out rota to provide 24/7 cover.

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience, plus an excellent benefits package which includes a company vehicle and a bonus (up to 10%). If you're interested in the opportunity, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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.