Electrical Workshop Technician

  • Technical
  • Saltash

Job Information

Salary :

£25,000 to £30,000

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

Working as part of a wider team, in a high value/low volume environment. Consistently build machines and equipment to the correct specifications and standards, ensuring deadlines and targets are achieved. Problem solving and coming up with solutions on non-standard equipment. Complete electrical testing to ensure machines are built to the correct standards.




  • Build standard and non-standard machines and equipment as required, including electrical wiring and panel building
  • Complete tests of equipment as required ensuring equipment passes inspection
  • Accurately complete all relevant documentation for each machine, making sure all necessary test information is captured
  • Ensuring parts used and time spent have been correctly recorded on MRP
  • Support with the creation and design of solutions to engineering problems
  • Support with advising customers with any fault finding information and repair solutions
  • Maintain the safety of yourself and others within the workshop, ensuring safe working methods are used and that the correct PPE is also worn as appropriate for each task




  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering principles
  • Understanding of manufacturing, building, commissioning and testing of new equipment and the related flow of works
  • Demonstrable good electrical manual handling skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret information and data for the proper performance of engineering projects
  • Ability to complete paper work accurately, and understand the importance of using document management systems
  • Up to date knowledge of current legislation and standards
  • Good computer literacy skills, with the ability to use engineering related software systems


Personal Qualities


  • Organised and methodical approach to completing work tasks and managing one’s own work load under pressure and to deadlines
  • Demonstrable strong but calm independent analytical and problem solving abilities in challenging, stressful situations
  • Ability to use ones owns initiative, self-motivated and a confident decision maker
  • Demonstrable high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and clearly communicate technical information in person or over the phone
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to work in small teams on multiple protects
  • A strong desire for lifelong learning to continually broaden and improve personal capability
  • Willingness to travel / work independently world-wide
  • Full Driving License and in date Passport required


If you have the relevant experience as detailed, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Rachel Vellenoweth on 01752 252533.