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Technician - Power and Electrical

Job Title: Technician - Power and Electrical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 35000-45000
Start Date: October 2019
Reference: 031549
Job Published: October 09, 2019 11:31

Job Description

Technician (Power & Electrical) 031549
Organisation - Power and Electrical
Job - Power
Position Type - Full Time
Salary: Circa £35,000 to £45,000 depending on skills, knowledge and experience
Location: Tufnell Park (post will require travel to multiple locations across London)

Overview of project/role

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Technical Support team is responsible for providing direct technical support to the maintenance delivery managers within Power and Electrical. A key requirement of this role is the collation of maintenance documentation, the quantitative and qualitative review of maintenance and test outcomes, and the recording of the findings into AMIS and other systems to support maintenance planning and FRACAS processes, etc. In addition, this roles takes an active role in supporting the implementation and delivery of internal projects including Maintenance Modernisation, Lean initiatives and other Opex related projects.

Key Accountabilities

The role is diverse and varied by its nature in providing comprehensive technical support to delivery managers as required. The principal accountabilities will include some or all of the following:

Production of various periodic and ad-hoc technical reports and statistics
Preparation and review of Workplace Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments, Work Instructions and Method Statements, etc.
Arrange outages, access and third party resources
Download and assessment of equipment test results
Procuring equipment materials and stores including technical enquiries to manufacturers
Preparation of maintenance documentation and recording outcomes on Ellipse and other systems
Closure of AMIS Work Orders through input of maintenance outcomes and root causes
Management of local competency and calibration databases
Actively supporting the delivery of Maintenance Modernisation, Lean and Opex projects

Skills, Knowledge & Experience


Ability to work under minimum supervision and self motivated (Essential)
Ability to work under pressure working to tight deadlines (Desirable)
Attention to Detail (Essential)
Strong IT literacy, able to quickly adopt and understand new systems (Essential)
Ability to adapt and modify systems for use in the specific asset or business area required (Essential)


An ONC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering - Power (Essential)
A high level of numerical skills i.e. A level Standard Maths (or equivalent) (Desirable)
A high level of literacy skills i.e. A level Standard English (or equivalent) (Desirable)
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Essential)
Good understanding and experience of asset management systems i.e Ellipse or Maximo and reporting software (Essential)
Good working knowledge of power and electrical assets (Essential) and their maintenance and inspection requirements (Desirable)


Experience in undertaking risk assessments and determining risk controls and mitigations (Desirable)
Experience administration techniques for maintenance contracts (Desirable)
Experience at producing reports, presentations and report writing (Essential)
Experience of working within an Electricity Network in a railway environment (Highly Desirable)
Experience of working as a member of a team with shared objectives (Desirable)

Equality and Diversity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page covering letter.

Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience in the advert and cover this in your CV and cover letter.

The closing date for applications is 17 October 2019 @ 23:59


In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:

Final salary pension scheme
Free travel for you on the TfL network
A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
29 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
Discounted Eurostar travel