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Junior Electrical Engineer

£21000 - £23000 per annum
Apply2020-03-12 15:06:322020-08-29Eden Brown Built Environment

Junior Electrical Engineer

Date posted: March 12, 2020
£21000 - £23000 per annum
Kent, England
Job description

Junior Electrical Engineer
Maintenance Services Technician
Field Based - Cobham to Orpington
45 hours
A bit about the company:

My client is driven by over 4,000 people. They bring together the unique skills, knowledge and experience that our clients really value. Their behaviours are aligned to encourage our people to share ways of doing something better, saving time, effort or money. It is not just what they do that makes them standout, it is how they do it that makes them truly different, that, coupled with their core values - Do it SIMPLY, Do it WELL, Do it WITH PASSION which underpin everything they do.

Your new role:

To carry out planned and reactive maintenance tasks safely and to an agreed standard. To provide first line response to all emergencies whilst on site.

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Undertake various tasks including general fabric maintenance, decoration, bricklaying and basic plumbing.
  • To deliver pre-planned and reactive maintenance tasks
  • To utilise initiative and planning tools to deliver efficiencies with a customer focus, ensuring communication with site teams on tasks being undertaken.
  • To ensure compliance with all health and safety requirements and adhere to best working practices
  • To undertake relevant HR processes including, notification of absence, holidays and training needs
  • To investigate and report in detail any accidents and near misses
  • To actively support colleagues and be willing to learn
  • To attend training courses as and when necessary to develop your technical knowledge and skills in line with business requirements
  • Assist the delivery of excellent customer service resulting in asset uptime, first time fix and quality workmanship
  • Undertake legislative checks to comply with client's corporate requirements
  • Undertaking proactive and reactive tasks including general fabric maintenance, installation, decorating, basic plumbing and painting.
  • Completing Emergency Lighting testing, Lamp Changing and Water Hygiene tap checks.
  • Completing filter cleaning and changing of HVAC systems.
  • Reviewing helpdesk reports on a daily basis.
  • Proactively making visual checks on site to ensure adherence to Health & Safety legislation.
  • Being responsible for the site-based log book containing all risk assessment, method statement, third party engineer's reports.
  • Liaising daily with the Regional Manager to provide updates on tasks.
  • The role will involve working 40hrs per week, Monday to Friday but you will required to be available on call for weekends 1 in 3 as a minimum.

To be successful in this role you will have:

Specific Qualifications:

  • Valid UK drivers licence
  • Experience of working within a customer facing, time pressured environment
  • Experience of working within a Maintenance remit for a multi-site facility


  • Previous experience within a maintenance/or repairs technician remit, preferably focused on the retail environment that is committed to an unrivalled customer experience.
  • Seamless and effective communication relating to critical corporate and operational issues.

Skills Competence

  • Ability to work unsupervised in a pressurised environment dealing with both office, plant room and laboratory environments
  • The nature of the job requires the job holder to climb ladders, use access equipment, work in confined spaces etc There a degree of personal fitness is required
  • Committed to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Actively contributes to the team's targets either individually or by supporting others
  • To represent the company in a professional and competent manner always and develop relationships
  • To ensure effective written and verbal communication of all critical corporate and operational M&E issues
  • Appreciation of refrigeration systems and the ability to provide visual only inspection
  • Capable of prioritising a complex and demanding workload
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Enjoys working with people


Desirable - Qualifications level 1 electrical or electrically biased with and understanding and knowledge of electrical components.

The post holder must be able to work flexibly, as determined by business requirements. 24/7 site cover required by the Client, shift and/or shift cover will be required - included in the salary.

In addition to a competitive salary Arcus employee can enjoy 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, a generous contributory pension scheme of matched contributions up to 6%, gym discounts and life assurance. At Arcus we are passionate about individual development which is why we are proud to offer industry leading Learning & Development opportunities to all our staff across our organisation

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 14528_1584025591

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