Electrical Technician


Glascoed, Wales (Onsite)

Electrical Technician



Posted by on October 6, 2023.


Job title: Electrical Technician

Location: Glascoed, Wales (Onsite)

Salary: £36,060


What you’ll be doing:

  • Following Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) guidelines within the Engineering Services department in accordance with site policies and procedures
  • Providing a proactive and technical resource to solve plant, equipment, and control system faults
  • Ensuring the sites electrical infrastructure, plant, and equipment is maintained to a high standard
  • Interacting with the computerised maintenance management systems to ensure maintenance work queues are managed effectively and your customer is updated appropriately
  • Carrying out planned preventative maintenance along with proactively assisting in the reduction of the site’s utilities in line with targets
  • Ensuring that any disposal of maintenance activity generated wastes, including chemicals and oils are carried out following site policies and procedures

Your skills and experiences:


  • Time Served Apprenticeship via an approved body or organisation
  • ONC and/or HNC (or equivalent qualification) in an electrical topic
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of electrical systems, including permits and isolation procedures


  • City & Guilds Inspection and Testing (2391 or equivalent)
  • Experience in fault finding on electrical control systems (including boiler control systems, 3 Phase motors, drives and building management systems)
  • Experience on a computerised maintenance management system
  • BS7671 Wiring regulations


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Engineering Services team:

Joining the Engineering Services team as an Electrical Technician you will be working alongside a range of other skilled professionals of different disciplines including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Production. You will also be working with external contractors, and you will have the opportunity to be a strong influence to the apprentices that the business take on. There is also the prospect of career development and further learning for you. This is an exciting chance to work on a large site with top of the range equipment and multiple large-scale projects being rolled out.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 19th October 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Electrical Technician