Electrical Technician – Onshore


We have a fantastic opportunity for an Electrical Technician to join one of the fastest growing engineering companies in Aberdeen.

Main purpose of role:

Responsible for carrying out inspection, maintenance, repair, and test of electrical equipment, both customers owned and within the hire fleet.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Disassembly of Equipment.
  • Individual Component Inspection.
  • Inspect, repair, electrically test & function test non-Atex rated items such as Extension Cables, Industrial Transformers, Junction Boxes, Flood Lamps, Heaters, and Dehumidifiers.
  • Detailed Inspection, repair, electrically test & function test Atex rated items such as Extension Cables and Junction Boxes, Flexi Heats & Slam Hornet Lights.
  • Ex Inspection & certification on items such as Rigging lofts, Zone rated jetting units & various customer owned equipment, repair, electrically test & function test.
  • Inspect, repair, electrically test & function test 3 Phase equipment such as Mains Distribution Units, Transformers, Electric Compressors.
  • Inspect, repair, electrically test, calibrate & function test all types of Welding equipment.
  • Use of the Portable Appliance Test Machine.
  • Complete relevant company documentation to support job function such as Ex inspection, job card & electrical test documents.
  • Compliance with requirements of Job Description and company HSSEQ policies and procedures.
  • Housekeeping.
  • The job holder may be required to carry out any other related or associated roles, tasks or duties, which they can be trained, instructed and supervised to do safely and according to changing business requirements.

Person Specification:


  • Use of electrical test equipment (Megger, PAT Tester etc)
  • Good basic understanding of hazardous area equipment under ATEX/DSEAR, desirable

Skills & Competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Handwritten Reporting
  • Teamwork
  • Basic IT

Qualifications and certification:

  • MA Electrical Maintenance or similar electrical field; SVQ 3
  • COMPEX EX01 – EX04 Qualified, desirable


  • Experience in previous similar role
  • Exposure to Atex equipment

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Logical mindset.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.