Electrical Maintenance Technician

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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Maintenance Technician to join our Highways team to work in Dartford.

Role Purpose:

  • CPS M25 with occasional travel round the network where appropriate.

What you’ll be doing

As a Electrical Maintenance Technician you will:

  • Report to the Maintenance Supervisor;
  • Be conversant with the operation of all electrical/mechanical plant, within the Dartford River Crossing and other M25 Tunnels, under normal and emergency conditions and be capable of operating systems under local or remote control;
  • When authorised, to carry out switching on Connect Plus Services 11kV System;
  • Be able to carry out Planned Maintenance and defect repair work on a range of electrical equipment which includes Switchgear, Transformers, Pumps, Fans, VSDs, lighting and associated control gear etc;
  • Repair and maintenance of the traffic safety system on the approach to the Dartford tunnels including sensors, barriers and traffic signals;
  • Complete any records as required, including daily worksheets, and maintenance report sheets.

Who we’re looking for

Personal Qualities and Experience:

The Individual:

  • Good customer service skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • A confident and professional manner;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a complex matrix structure;
  • Team player;
  • A clear and thorough communication style;
  • To observe all safety procedures and instructions.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship;
  • Relevant qualifications e.g. City & Guilds;
  • 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations;
  • Authorised Person an advantage;

Card holder or training will be provided if necessary in:

  • MEWPS;
  • Confined spaces training;
  • Inspection & Testing C&G 2391;
  • CSCS Safety Card.-


  • Knowledge and experience of generators and switchgear to 11K;
  • Fault finding using schematic drawings;
  • All round experience in Electrical Maintenance;
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation;
  • Ability to carry out electrical installation work to current legislation.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Our Highways Business Unit maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live, work and play.

We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We also provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK.

We create safe, flexible and dynamic public spaces. We are right at the heart of a vital place-shaping agenda that brings together local authorities, local communities, central government and the private sector.

The essential work is to keep daily life moving!

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers’ Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.