Company: Perenco
Skills: Maintenance Technician, Electrical Technician, Electrician
Other Skills: Responsible Electrical Person, REP,
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: To be discussed
Location: Norwich, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical Technician to become an integral part of our maintenance team at our Bacton gas terminal. Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader, you will work alone or with colleagues as required to complete tasks effectively, safely and with due regard to the environment and the security of the terminal.

You will be expected to work with a range of electrical systems including: 11kV/415V transformers, 11kV, 3.3kV and 415V switchgear, 3.3kV and LV motors, battery charger / UPS systems, 3.3kV generator and small power / lighting circuits. The successful candidate will have proven maintenance and fault finding experience within a large scale industrial, production or process environment.

This position operates on a working shift pattern of 7 days on, 7 days off with 12-hour day shifts.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide reactive breakdown maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Ability to read electrical drawings, diagnose and fault find on electrical equipment
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks on electrical equipment
  • When deemed competent, it is expected you will take on the responsibilities of the Bacton REP (electrical duty holder)
  • Execute electrical tasks safely and effectively in compliance with regulations


Skills / Experience


  • Proven maintenance and fault finding skills on the following electrical systems:
    • 11kV/415V transformers and switchgear
    • UPS and battery charger systems
    • 11kV ring main units
    • 3.3kV and LV motors
    • Small power / lighting and trace heating circuits
  • Ability to understanding and apply isolations across various voltage levels
  • Good interpersonal skills, you will be expected to supervise various electrical sub-contractors

Desirable (for the right candidate training will be provided):

  • Working on electrical equipment within hazardous areas
  • Ability to carry out testing on protection relays
  • Experience with a maintenance management system
  • Experience with a management of change system
  • Experience with a permit to work system


Qualifications / Courses:


  • City & Guilds apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3
  • 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (including knowledge of latest amendments).


  • CompEX (Ex 01 -04)
  • Safe Operation of High Voltage Systems
  • Transformer testing and maintenance
  • Protection of electrical power systems
  • City and Guilds Inspection and Testing
  • Cable Operator Radio Detection
  • MEWP training



At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

• Discretionary Bonus
• Private Medical Insurance
• Flexible Benefit Allowance
• Life Assurance
• Excellent Pension Provision