Maintenance Electrician (Shift) (109)


Magnox is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission - to safely and successfully manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy on behalf of the nation. To deliver our commitment, we need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate and even exceed our greatest achievements.

At Magnox, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn’t be in the position that we are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of our organisation.

Maintenance Electrician (Shift)

Contract Requirement
Hours per week (include days if part time)
Work location
Salary Range
Competitive Salary
OX11 0DF
Closing Date
Ref No

About the role

Hear from the Hiring Manager:

"This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a busy team right at the centre of a nuclear facility that runs 24 hours per day. You will be good at what you do, a team player and someone who gets things done safely and efficiently. We will support you with all the training that you need. The role is likely to be challenging but it will be incredibly interesting and rewarding. I would like to welcome any individual with the right competencies regardless of background that can further develop and innovate in this area of our business.”

Key Deliverables

  • Carry out routine maintenance tasks efficiently as directed by the Shift Engineer, Duty Shift Manager or Maintenance Manager.
  • Undertake preventative planned maintenance activities as directed and in accordance with supplied maintenance instructions.
  • Undertake corrective works where identified, including assistance with internal projects as appropriate.
  • Undertake electrical installation activities in accordance with the design provided and IET Wiring Regulations.
  • Respond to breakdowns and work with operations to ensure that maintenance and corrective works are completed safely and in a timely manner.
  • Carry out a full and proper handover between shifts and in the absence of the shift engineer ensure that the shift engineers log is correct and updated in the aspects of your trade discipline.
  • Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified to IET Wiring Regulations – 18th Edition (BS7671) – Desirable
  • Appropriate technical qualifications e.g. City & Guilds, BTEC, NVQ level 3 or equivalent – Desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of Ventilation systems. - Desirable
  • Experience of electrical maintenance activities, general distribution and installation requirements - Essential
  • Knowledge and experience of Electrical Systems - Essential
  • Knowledge and experience of instrumentation, inverters, and control systems - Desirable
  • Knowledge of Electricity at work Regulations - Desirable
  • Experience of general maintenance within a nuclear environment - Desirable
  • Able to be a classified radiation worker in accordance with Ionising Radiation Regulations – Essential

Shift Pattern

Our Team operate a rotating 12 hour shift pattern of days and nights that consists of the following pattern;

  • Week one - Monday and Tuesday – OFF, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 12 hr days
  • Week two - Monday and Tuesday – 12 hr days, Wednesday – OFF, Thursday and Friday – 12 hr Nights
  • Week three - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 12hr Nights, Thursday and Friday – OFF
  • This includes a shift premium of 11.375% on top of annual salary

Benefits Package

  • Progression is available within the pay bands which does exceed the higher end of the range provided.
  • Flexible working – where possible.
  • Equivalent of 25 days (185 hours) annual leave plus Public Holidays (59.2 hours per year) - option to buy or sell up to one week each year.
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £4,500 per annum based on corporate objectives).
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount.
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development.

Additional Information

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance.

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. 

At Magnox we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce. 

We are happy to talk flexible working where possible.