Maintenance Electrical Technician

Job number:

Service Delivery

Career area:
Mechanical & Electrical
Service Delivery

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As a Maintenance Electrical Technician you will:

  • Be reporting 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;
  • Read drawings and carry out fault finding and repairs without supervision;
  • Carry out all type of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance work within the capacity of an Electrical Technician with or without direct supervision;
  • Carry out any work of a manual, semi-skilled or skilled nature of any type of trade description (including out of trade work) under the instructions of the Maintenance Supervisor;
  • Drive vehicles as required, for maintenance purposes;
  • Ensure that all relevant Health & Safety requirements are met and safe working practices are adopted at all times;
  • Ensure that vehicles, plant and equipment are available and maintained for safe operational use;
  • Ensure that routine vehicle checks and drivers hours books are completed in accordance with company procedures;
  • Attend incidents and work safely in accordance with policies to facilitate the early clear up of hazard/incident;
  • Any other duties within the capacity of a Maintenance Technician as required by the Line Managers;
  • Live the Connect Plus Services Values;
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
  • Support the delivery of Connect Plus Services Sustainability activities.

Who we’re looking for

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 and CSCS Safety Card.


  • Knowledge and experience of generators and switch gear to 11KV;
  • 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.