Craft Technician Electrical

Blargoans Ltd have a 12 month contract opportunities for Craft Technician Electrical to work within our Client’s facility in Caithness.


Vacancies have arisen within engineering maintenance for Craft Technician Electrical. The purpose of the role is the delivery of maintenance. The job holder is responsible for supporting plant maintenance activities.


Main responsibilities:

  • Identify and rectify routine maintenance problems where applicable
  • Carry out planned maintenance activities and defect rectification efficiently, includes defect investigation of causes and proposal of solutions whilst maintaining a focus on programme and resources
  • Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of plant, systems and components
  • Utilise diagnostic techniques to identify faults in plants, systems and components
  • Identify and report common equipment performance issues
  • Identify obsolescence and end-of-life issues
  • Assess the effectiveness of maintenance procedures and provide required amendments and changes
  • Produce fit for purpose job reports describing accurately the work that has been carried out, recommendations, solutions, PMI amendment details, conditions assessments, etc
  • Mentor apprenticeship development and may be an SVQ Assessor
  • Liaise with suppliers/manufacturers on technical issues
  • Conduct safe and effective handover of plant and equipment to others and accept and confirm responsibility for the control of the plant and equipment within the work area isolation boundary
  • Identify areas/opportunities for improvement in processes, working practice, equipment utilisation, etc., offering solutions where appropriate
  • Perform the responsibilities of management appointments relevant to the post
  • Hold a relevant disciplined nominated appointment


Aptitudes, qualifications and experience

  • Electrical apprenticeship plus HNC in Engineering or equivalent qualifications plus experience
  • Experienced in electrical maintenance
  • 18th edition wiring regulations or a minimum of 17th edition with a willingness to complete 18th edition within 6 months
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of work control process and safe systems of work
  • Good safety awareness
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills


Terms and Conditions

Basic Annual Income –Salary Range £33,296 to £41,105 – overtime rates apply as standard.

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays.

12 Month Contract

Security Clearance – Vacancy requires candidate to undergo security clearance checks


 Closing date for CV applications will be on Thursday 11th July 2024 at 1600 hours.

To apply: email your CV to and specifying the reference BL28740.


Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.