Maintenance Craftsperson - Electrical

National Oceanography Centre - Estates, Corporate and Business Support (CBS)

About the role:

We are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Craftsperson to form part of a multi-disciplinary maintenance team in the undertaking of planned and reactive maintenance, together with small electrical works throughout NOC Southampton, in order to deliver a high quality service in a customer focused environment.

This is a Fixed Term Appointment available for six months.

Please note, we are not able to sponsor candidates for this role, who require a right to work in the UK.


This is a Band 7 position and the starting salary will be £22,224 to £24,112 per annum. Depending upon skills and experience, a salary uplift and/or additional allowances may be available for exceptional candidates.

About you:

You will possess Electrical related trade qualifications to NVQ Level 3 (equivalent qualifications considered), 17th Edition Regulations certificate, significant experience of electrical installation and maintenance of systems is essential. Any additional training will be provided.

You will have the flexibility to vary working hours on occasions and the ability to participate in an out of hours call out rota, for which an additional supplement is paid.  Overtime is utilised as business needs require.

What we can offer you:

The NOC is committed to making the NOC ‘a great place to be, where our people succeed and deliver great work’. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible. Our flexi-time system and flexible working policy contribute to this important aim.

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including an RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car-parking.  Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

For more information visit Working at NOC.

About us:

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss the post are invited to contact Gary Orchard on 07468711530.

Our Commitment as an Employer:

The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. The NOC is an Investors in People organisation and is working towards achieving Bronze status for Athena SWAN – a scheme that recognises excellence in women's employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education. There is a guaranteed Interview Scheme for suitable candidates with disabilities.

How to apply:

Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). For further information about the role and to apply, please visit our website at quoting reference number IRC242847. To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV (including covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role). If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone on 00 44 (0) 1793 867000.

Closing date: 22 October 2017

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