Electrical Technician

Norfolk, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1240803

Location Norfolk, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 28, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Electrical Technician – Great Yarmouth, UK

Brief job description:

The Senior Workshop Technician - Electrical is responsible for the execution of specific tasks either project related or individual manufactures, refurbishments and testing etc. as well as other tasks for which you are competent in a safe conscientious manner.

Key responsibilities and main tasks:

• Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others in the respective work areas.
• Look after the company’s interest at all times.
• Maintain strict confidentiality on all matters relating to company business.
• Installation of neat control panel wiring and field installations, work to be of good integrity and in accordance with current legislation and good working practices.
• To be fully conversant with the inspection, testing and certification of Electrical Installations and recording of all results in accordance with current legislation.
• To be fully conversant with the electrical installations in hazardous areas in accordance with BS EN 60079-14.
• To be fully conversant with the inspection and maintenance of electrical installations in hazardous areas in accordance with BS EN 60079-17.
• Portable appliance testing, (PAT), of all appliances that are used by SMS employees in accordance with "Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment".
• Installation and testing of plugs / cables etc. as required on SMS test equipment.
• To complete AM/ME work as required
• Be utilised for offshore work (preferable)
• Be available to travel at short notice (reasonable notification given)
• Assist project engineers with laying out cable tray runs and sizing of cable tray at the design phase of the build, thus reducing the amount of on-site fabrication work.
• System FAT and function testing of hydraulic / pneumatic / electrical control panels and assisting supervisors with fault finding.
• Inspection, maintenance and repair of workshop assets, including but not limited to flushing skids.

• The ability to represent the correct image and profile of the company to employees, suppliers, client and end user alike.
• Training of apprentices and trainees in good electrical installation practices and testing techniques.
• Detailed completion of project close out reports / documentation / certification and ensuring that said documentation is passed to the supervisor or engineer, signed, dated and identified correctly for invoicing and certification data packs.
• To be able to work under one’s own initiative or as part of a team.
• To have the ability to communicate effectively and offer sound technical advice to both internal and external clients for SMS projects and operational activities.
• The ability to complete client work orders, permits, timesheets etc. correctly and to the satisfaction of SMS, the client and the end user.
• Promote and behave in a way consistent with the Organisation’s Vision and Values.
• Develop own knowledge and skills and contribute to the development of others and contribute to the development and implementation of procedures, controls and services to support the overall business objectives.
• Other duties within the general scope of the post and appropriate to the Job Function as may be required from time to time.
• Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
• Follow SMS, and where appropriate Client’s, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policies and Safety Management Systems.
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement, and lead by example to ensure company goals are achieved and exceeded

The experience shall include:

• Electrotechnical NVQ Level 3
• C&G 2391
• CompEx certified
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to build positive relationships, and work collaboratively, across the business.
• Good organisational skills with an ability to manage own workload and priorities to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Good level of interpersonal skills
• Resilient and calm under pressure
• Reading and understanding electrical drawings
• Electrical Panel layout & wiring
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in the mechanical/hydraulic trade
• Knowledge of MS Office

• HNC Electrical Engineering
• BS7671
• Hold offshore ticket

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.


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