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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Luton, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

GKN Luton sits within the Aerospace Group and is a world leader in the production of transparencies and ice protection systems for both civil and military markets. Our customer’s trust GKN to deliver the critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full coaching, guidance and mentoring


An exciting opportinity for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer has become available at our Luton facility. The successful Candidate will support the works engineering department and must be able to solve Electrical Maintenance issues without supervision. The Maintenance Engineer must have a basic understanding of Mechanical Systems, to enable them to make safe or repair to a basic standard under supervision as well as be technically competent to carry out the duties of the On Call Maintenance Craftsman.

Job Responsibilities
  • Compliance with Environmental, Health & Safety and Energy Legislation and Company’s Policies.
    - GKN is compliant with the Company’s Environmental, Health & Safety and Energy Awareness procedures and ensures that all relevant legislation is complied with by effective implementation and management to all employees.
    - Any other reasonable duties



  • To assemble, install, test and commission new or replacement work.
  • To carry out electrical maintenance works or repairs unsupervised and Monitor performance.
  • Monitor performance and efficiency of AHU’s ( air handling units )
  • Have an extensive knowledge of electrical lighting and power distribution systems and rectify faults to contactors, isolators, switches and associated equipment as necessary
  • Carry out periodical servicing, checking and testing of plant and services in accordance with Planned Preventative Maintenance System (PPM).
  • Supporting existing development and production systems to ensure operational requirements are met. Fault find and rectify issues as necessary
  • Have a basic understanding of the relationship of other craftsmen’s work enabling them to work flexibly within the team
  • Undertake new techniques, with suitable training, as necessary
  • To undertake the safe use of maintenance equipment and portable tools
  • Instruct and advise others on aspects of electrical maintenance work as required.
  • To assist with emergency work as and when requested, including out of normal working hours.
  • Participate in the emergency "ON CALL" service
  • Carry out minor and assist with major planned preventative (PPM) work including checking, testing and information gathering
  • Carry out individual technical administration by the completion of works dockets
  • To be prepared to work in confined spaces, work at heights, and have the ability to use engineering and building tools or undertake training as necessary
  • To follow the WED / Engineering procedures with respect to safety, security and fire policies
  • Work flexibly and take on new responsibilities with enthusiasm
  • Qualified to 17th edition, C & G 2392 certification [although training could be provided for the successful candidate] Must have extensive knowledge / experience on electrical systems. Have extensive knowledge of electrical lighting and power distribution systems, be able to rectify faults on the associated equipment. Will be technically competent to carry out the duties of the On Call Maintenance Craftsman.