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General Electric Maintenance Electrician in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Role Summary:As part of a team the Maintenance Electrician work involves the installation, checking, repairing and servicing of machinery, plant, equipment and infrastructure across the Bishops Cleeve Campus. The Maintenance Electricians tasks will encompasses all engineering disciplines with exposure to various electrical, electronic, HVAC, Plumbing and building systems. You will be responsible for reliability improvements, obsolescence resolution, configuration and documentation of services and systems.

Essential Responsibilities:As a Maintenance Electrician, you will support to a range of planned preventative maintenance tasks and respond to unscheduled breakdowns providing timely solutions in order to ensure Manufacturing and Engineering operations are not impacted.

Key Activities:

  • Developing solutions to technical problems

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance

  • Responding to Breakdowns of Plant and Equipment

  • Diagnosing faults

  • Installation and Repairing equipment

  • Supervising contractors

  • Maintaining records

  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations

  • Creating maintenance procedures

  • Managing supplies and equipment

  • Some ‘on call’ may be required

  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory regulations, standards and company processes


  • 18th Edition Wiring regulations

  • City and Guilds 2382-18 Electrical Installations (or equivalent)

  • City and Guilds 2391 Electrical Inspection and Testing

  • Experience in working in a similar maintenance environment

  • A strong problem solver with an interest in installation and maintenance

  • Relevant technical knowledge

  • Analytical, with a keen attention to detail

  • Good team player who is capable of operating in a multi discipline environment

  • Strong organisational and communication skills

  • Energetic and self-motivated, with an ability to self-manage tasks and priorities

  • Computer literacy


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

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Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of maintenance in other organisations

  • Knowledge of Trend BMS systems

  • Experience of electrical industrial installations

About Us:At GE Aviation Systems, we're reengineering the sky. From our work on flight efficiency services and integrated avionics to our innovations in integrated electric power and propulsion systems and SmartGrid on aircraft, GE Aviation is dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here, you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the cockpit of tomorrow, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation systems that will impact the globe for generations to come.Additional Locations:United Kingdom;Cheltenham;