Work for Gibbons2020-01-15T11:45:41+00:00

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Industrial Electrician

Job Title: Industrial Electrician

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Reporting to: Contracts Director

Salary: £19 to £22 per hour dependent on experience

Summary of the Role

We are looking for an experienced Industrial Electrician to join our family-run electrical and mechanical engineering company that has been proudly serving its customers for over 50 years. The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and professional team and will be working both in our workshop in Tollesbury and out on a variety of sites for clients across a wide range of industries. A full induction will be provided as well as fully funded training courses including IPAF, working at height, confined spaces, asbestos awareness, PASMA and manual handling.

Tasks will include:

  • Panel building / wiring various control panels
  • Performing electrical repairs and installation work to the highest standard in line with all required regulations and codes of practice
  • Carrying out repairs and maintenance on a diverse range of industrial electrical systems
  • Installing electrical systems using a full range of installation materials and techniques
  • Routine checking and testing of all types of electrical systems, including the location and repair of faults
  • Adherence to existing working practices, methods and procedures
  • Providing technical guidance and support to our customers during and after installation phase

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Up to date electrical qualifications including 18th edition wiring regulations
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an electrician within an industrial environment
  • Experience of panel building and an understanding of wiring diagrams
  • Ability to communicate across all levels within the organisation
  • A natural problem solver comfortable working on their own initiative
  • Must hold full UK driving licence

Renumeration and Benefits:

  • £19-22 per hour (depending on experience) plus overtime paid at higher rates
  • 20 days annual leave plus a Christmas shutdown period
  • Company van included
  • Employee assistance programme offering support to employees and their family
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Company pension plan

About Us

Gibbons Engineering Group provides an extensive range of products and services to the manufacturing, production, commercial, industrial and agricultural markets including:

  • Electric motor sales, rewinds and manufacture
  • Supply, installation and support for ABB drives
  • Variable-speed drive hire
  • Design, manufacture and installation of humidification systems
  • Bespoke panel building
  • Agricultural fan manufacture
  • HVAC site services including upgrades, variable-speed drives and on-site condition-based monitoring
  • On-site service, repair, refurbishment and upgrade of air and water systems including fans, AHUs, motors, pumps and humidification systems
  • Testing, modelling, specification, supply and installation of low-maintenance ultraviolet-C (UVC) light disinfection solutions for HVAC systems

To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter for the attention of Amy Preston to

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