Electrician Grade 1

Gatwick | Other


Base Location: Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre 

Full Time, Permanent

£33,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package



Here at Serco, we are recruiting for a driven and dedicated Electrician to join our team at Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) where we are responsible for all aspects of detainee safety, security and welfare provision, facilities management and catering.     



As the FM Electrician you will carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of electrical plant and equipment, pre-planned maintenance of items of electrical plant and equipment and installation of new plant and apparatus.



You will need to be able to document inspection findings and pursue fault rectifications. You will work as a part of a close-knit team however you will be expected to work independently at times. This role is ideally suited to someone starting up their Electrician career or someone who is looking to step away from vast travel and be based on site full time!



It is important to not that working in such a secure environment can be challenging at times secure establishment.  In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.



What you'll need to do the job



You will need C & G Electrical Certificate or other recognised electrical trade qualification and you must have served a recognised trade apprenticeship and qualified to BS7671 (Current Edition of the IEE Regulations).



Finally, you will have at least 5 years associated trade experience post apprenticeship.



Why Serco



Meaningful and vital work - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.



A world of opportunity - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.



Great people - You'll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team. who believe passionately in the value of our work.




What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to people's lives.
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package
  • Training Fees paid






About Serco


At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.




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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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30/09/2022 05:48:00
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