Vacancy Details

Electrical Craftsperson

Job number: SP05714
Profession: Engineering and Maintenance
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria
Contract type: Permanent contract
Salary: £37,589
Posting date: 26/04/2024
Closing date: 03/06/2024
Profession: Engineering and Maintenance
Join Our Team

Salary: £37,589 with the opportunity to earn: £39,404. Further salary progression available subject to performance in role
Bonus: An annual bonus of up to £4k
Working Pattern: Days (37.5 hours per week, typical hours are 07:30 – 15:40)
Location: Sellafield, West Cumbria

What will the successful candidate be doing:

We are looking for time served Electricians to join our teams here at Sellafield, carrying out vital electrical and instrumentation work to keep the site safe and operational.

The successful candidates must have experience and be capable of delivering the full range of Electrical and Instrumentation maintenance activities safely, efficiently and effectively in support of the plant operations.

In order for us to place you in an appropriate area, please let us know in your application if you have the ability to: work at heights; work in confined spaces; wear breathing apparatus, such as a respirator and work in personal protective equipment such as air fed suits, PVC suits and gloves.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or similar subject.
• Successful completion of a recognised Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering or similar subject.
• Experience of isolating/make safe of electrical equipment.
• Experience/evidence of fault finding and how issues were resolved including the techniques used.
• Able to use both manual and electronic information retrieval systems and able to explain types of information retrieval used.
• The ability to read technical drawings, instructions, and manuals.
• Strong communication skills, and ability to liaise with a broad range of contacts.
• Proven maintenance experience gained through working on a wide range of equipment. (Examples may include batteries, distribution, lighting, control systems, motor control systems, instrumentation loops, radiometric and installation).

Desirable Skills:

• Knowledge of maintenance programmes and company standards/industry best practice.
• Trained to carry out condition monitoring in support of maintenance activities.
• Evidence of involvement in improvements to maintenance performance.
• Evidence of involvement in the improvement of a safe environment/general housekeeping of the work area, particularly in their own area of responsibility.

Why choose Sellafield?

Seventy-five years ago, we helped to create the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Today, we’re using our unrivalled knowledge of nuclear to create a clean and safe environment for future generations.

In cleaning up the birthplace of the UK’s nuclear industry, we are once again generating growth and employment in West Cumbria, the North West of England and beyond.

Our 11,000 strong workforce is joined by more than 40,000 people from the best of the best in the nuclear supply chain, from small Cumbrian businesses to global market leaders. We need this diversity of thinking, of backgrounds, cultures and experiences.

What’s in it for you?

At Sellafield Ltd, we are committed to supporting our employees in fulfilling their potential. With 100 years of work in front of us, we offer comprehensive training and development opportunities, enabling you to feel inspired in your role. Whatever area you join us in, you’ll find a genuinely exciting and rewarding career.

Making sure our employees feel supported is important to us. Therefore, to help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we also offer a range of employee benefits:

• Be a part of Sellafield’s 100 year mission.
• An attractive defined contribution pension scheme – the company will match up to 13.5% for a 7% employee contribution!
• An annual bonus of up to £4k.
• 30 days annual leave + bank holidays. Plus, the ability to purchase an extra 2.5 days per year.
• The ability to carry over 10 days annual leave each financial year.
• Paid Sick Leave.
• Family Friendly Policies – Visit our Rewards & Benefits page to read more.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Lifestyle Benefits
• Learning & Development Opportunities
• Reward & Recognition Policies.
• Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme.
• Free Aviva Health App & Annual Health Check.
• MyDiscounts – Employee Savings & Discounts.
• MyBenefits – A Charity Giving Scheme.
• Many, many more! Click this link to visit our Rewards & Benefits page:

Please Remember:

• As part of the application process you will be asked to provide evidence of your qualifications. Attaching them at application stage will ensure a smooth process and prevent delays.
• In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the advert early.
• Please regularly check your Spam/Junk folders for news about this vacancy, correspondence could contain invitations to interview and other important updates.

Sellafield Ltd are recognised as a Disability Confident Employer (Level 3). Disability Confident employers offer an interview to disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. Sellafield Ltd define the minimum criteria as the ‘essential skills’ which are listed on the vacancy notice. Whilst completing your application form, you will be able to indicate if you wish to be considered under the disability confident scheme. If you would prefer to discuss this directly with us, please contact the GBS Recruitment team on [email protected].

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