• Job Reference: 00039525-1
  • Date Posted: 18 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £25,700 to £29,400
  • Sector: Engineering, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Electrician based in Portsmouth

Salary (Grade 5): £25,700 to £29,400 per annum (dependent upon experience)

37.5 hours per week (full-time), permanent

Are you the person who wakes up longing for a role with a difference? Do you have a passion for team work and leading at the forefront of the conservation of our British heritage? This could be the role for you!

We are recruiting for an 18th Edition qualified and experienced Electrician. The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is the UK’s newest national Museum. You could be part of the expanding Historic Ships Conservation team based in Portsmouth. The successful candidate will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of diverse trades, museum professionals, conservators and maritime industry specialists committed to the provision of high-quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships and museum galleries/buildings.

Key Opportunities

* The majority of your time will be based across our sites in Gosport and in Portsmouth in the renowned Historic Dockyard. You will be working in our historically important buildings and aboard some of the world’s most famous ships, which include – HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, HMS Alliance and HMS M.33. There is also the opportunity to travel when required to other Museum locations in the UK, including Yeovilton, Hartlepool and Belfast. This is to be stressed that this is occasional though and you will not be expected to travel to these sites too frequently.

* Overseen by the Lead Facilities Manager, your work will ensure that the NMRN’s Historic Ships and buildings are able to operate effectively and safely. Using and updating the Facilities Management system (CAFM) to track and schedule routine maintenance tasks and emergency works from a PC or tablet.

* Our historic vessels are a public attraction and draw crowds from around the globe, you will be expected to engage with visitors about the important conservation work being undertaken. This role provides an excellent opportunity for those with an interest in the challenging heritage work within the Historic Ships Team.


* Fully qualified and experienced Electrician with the ability to present documentary evidence of qualifications.

* You will be required to have previous proven experience in electrical maintenance, emergency lighting, Risk Assessments and Health & Safety.

* A Marine Electrical background would be advantageous but other electrical backgrounds will be considered for the right candidate.

* The role does require the applicant to be qualified to City & Guilds level 3 Certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering (2322). Applicants with equivalent Qualification’s or Experience are also welcomed.

* Qualified to Inspection and testing certificate (2394/2395) is desirable but equivalent qualification will be considered. Also desirable is the experience working on alarm systems, fire detection and audio systems.

* The applicant will possess working knowledge of IEE regulations and BS7671.

This post requires a standard DBS check as a requirement of working on the naval base, this can be obtained once in post.

We provide:

* The opportunity to be part of a friendly and diverse workplace within a unique heritage environment

* Group pension plan with Royal London (6% employer contributions, 2% employee contributions and death in service benefit)

* Free onsite parking

* 23 days annual leave, increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service

* Flexible working

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Free admission to other museums and attractions within the reciprocal agreement

* Discounts at our shops and cafes

* Discounted tickets for family and friends

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team and are required by 6.00pm on Sunday 21 February 2021.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and our responsibility to ensure appropriate safety measures are in place, we will be conducting the interviews virtually using video facilities such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams on w/c 1 March 2021. This role will require the successful candidate to work at our Portsmouth site as this is considered as essential work. We would like to assure you that appropriate safety measures are in place and these are reviewed on a regular basis as the safety of our staff is of utmost importance to us