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Maintenance Electrician

BAE Systems
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Full Time
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Job title: Maintenance Electrician

Location: Scotstoun/Govan

Salary: £36,217 (plus 33% shift allowance if applicable)

What you'll be doing:

  • Carrying out the electrical maintenance and repair of various hi-tech/critical machines onsite
  • Using, installing, and maintaining both workshop machinery and the general plant
  • Installing and maintaining electrical systems within the sites building and yard
  • Complying with SHE guidelines and ensuring to carry out all tasks safely
  • Completing all tasks to the required standard and quality, whilst meeting completion dates
  • Assisting supervisors with shop floor related issues as and when required
  • Your skills and experiences:


  • Time served 3-4-year electrical apprenticeship (with ability to provide papers)
  • Experience of electrical maintenance in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in reading and understanding electrical drawings
  • Ability to work at height
  • Desirable:

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Safety certification i.e. SHE induction, COSHH awareness, working at height
  • Benefits:

    You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

    The Site Services team:

    Joining the Site Services team as a Maintenance Electrician opens the door to an exhilarating journey where every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth. As part of a dynamic and diverse team of professionals boasting a myriad of skills, you'll find yourself immersed in an environment where no two days are alike. From supporting internal programs to ensuring the smooth operation of production facilities and office spaces, your role will encompass a wide array of tasks, ranging from installations to live testing and fault finding. With a strong emphasis on professional development, you'll have access to specialised training and learning resources, empowering you to expand your skill set and reach new heights in your career.

    Why BAE Systems?

    This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

    We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

    Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

    Closing Date: 1st May 2024 - Interviews for this position will take place week commencing 13th May.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


    BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

    Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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