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Electrical Fitters

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £16.50 - £21.5 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Deborah Power
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 6 months initially
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035508

We current have urgent requirements for Electrical Fitters to work on the Devonport dockyard, details as below:

Starts available asap. Rate card rates apply. Six month contracts initially
Inside IR35 (Umbrella or PAYE)
Can start on escorted basis for a maximum of two weeks so BPSS forms must be complete and CRB at least applied for before training commences

Marine Electronics/Electrical Fitter
Location: Devonport, Plymouth

About the role
You’ll play an integral role in ensuring the serviceability of warships and systems through detailed maintenance and refit periods by working within multi–trade teams.
You’ll overhaul and install a variety of electrical equipment that could include distribution, command and control systems, such as weapons, navigation and communications. You’ll also work to electrical/engineering drawing and technical specifications as you install and connect a variety of cabling, plus carry out system and equipment functional tests.
If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

What do I need to do the role?
You’ll have the ability to read electrical and engineering drawings to interpret work instructions and be competent in the use of general workshop machinery specific to electrical fitting.
Have worked with Fibre Optics, Data Cables, RF Cables, Plugs and Connectors.
Ideally will have worked in the marine industry with experience of Royal Navy ships and submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships. Other relevant experience will be considered.
You’ll need to hold qualifications in at least one of the following:
• Indentured Apprenticeship
• Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in an electrical discipline
• Armed Forces PO/CPO/NCO with electrical specialisation
• Level 3 Electrical Engineering qualification