Power Supply Low Voltage Technicians
Basic Starting Salary Circa £30.4k per annum, increasing up to £38.6k with development to required high voltage qualification. Plus up to an additional £10k supplement per annum for shift work, additional hours and on call.
Eurotunnel manages, maintains and operates the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link Concession between Folkestone and Coquelles, France. Opened on 6 May 1994, the Fixed Link is a rolling motorway which transports passenger and commercial freight vehicles on board Shuttles across the Channel at
140kph, in 35 minutes. It also allows the running of third party passenger and railfreight trains. The advantages of the Channel Tunnel are security, reliability, speed, frequency and respect for the environment.
An innovative rail company and responsible infrastructure manager, Eurotunnel is part of the Getlink group and is a leading stakeholder in the economies around Kent and Calais, contributing to the dynamism of the regions surrounding its operations. As a responsible employer, the Getlink Group is
committed to providing a working environment that fosters personal development and fulfilment in order to attract and retain good and qualified staff.
In 2020, thanks to rigorous management and strong commitment from our teams, Getlink delivered a solid operational and financial performance, in an exceptional context marked by the Covid crisis and Brexit.
Eurotunnel is seeking experienced and highly motivated Electricians to join our Power Supply department initially as Low Voltage Technicians. This is a development opportunity and successful applicants must be motivated to train and develop to work on the High Voltage network. Working at our terminal in Folkestone you will be part of a team of technicians employed in the servicing and preparation of Low Voltage and High Voltage electrical network equipment. Much of the work is undertaken at night and weekends so you must be prepared to work unsocial hours and also participate in an on call rota. Premiums are paid for shift and on call.
Our Power Supply Technicians are competent to work on both Electrical and Mechanical systems.
They will also have significant “hands-on” responsibility for our PLCs and control systems along with associated instrumentation.
An NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installations with a minimum of 3 years’ experience is essential.
Professional experience in industrial electrical maintenance systems is an advantage. In addition, successful candidates must hold the BS 7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and City and Guilds 2391 Electrical Test and Inspection qualifications.
In return for your contribution you will receive an attractive benefits package, including:
Contributory Pension Scheme
Company Share Incentive Plan
25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Eurotunnel is committed to equal opportunities.
If you would like to find out more about this position or submit an application please visit our recruitment
page at https://jobs.getlinkgroup.com/recruitment
Completed applications must be received no later than 12 midnight on 31 August 2021.