Electrician Grade 1

Kilmarnock | Other

Electrician Grade 1

HMP Kilmarnock

Full time, Monday- Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)


£33,000 Per Annum, Plus £110 for working on a call out rota 1 in 6 weeks, Plus Serco Benefits


HMP Kilmarnock is situated approximately three miles south-east of Hurlford in East Ayrshire and housing a range of male prisoner types.


We have an opening for an Electrician Grade 1 to join our friendly and tight knit FM team here at HMP Kilmarnock. The key purpose of this role is to carry out preventative and reactive maintenance activities to items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified. Some of the duties involve carrying out fault finding and defect rectification to items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified. The role requires knowledge of high voltage and low voltage distribution and network systems. The successful candidate must be able to documentary support his/her inspections and pursue fault rectifications. It is essential they can read and understand technical and wiring diagrams.


The position is a key supporting function in the challenging environment of a secure establishment. The successful post holder will be working alongside other trades and will be expected to carry out other trade repairs. The role calls for leadership and setting visible standards of personal performance and accountability and the post holder is expected to function with a degree of independence.

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 need to do the job


This is an opportunity for an individual who holds a C & G Electrical Certificate or other electrical trade qualification.
Must have served a recognised trade apprenticeship.
Must be qualified to BS7671 (Current Edition of the IEE Regulations)
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: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays (33 days in total)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • Training can be available to be qualified to 18th Edition if you are not already
  • Training available to complete the APLV and APHV qualification
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services
  • Working in a tight knit, friendly team environment




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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05/10/2022 04:21:00
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