• Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Marine and Shipbuilding

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  • Salary:

    £17.09 - £21.16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lizzie Mccormack

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2-3 months

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Based in HM Naval base Portsmouth in support of Royal Navy, RAF and commercial vessels employed as an industrial electrical fitter. Personnel must have a deep understanding of electrical work and be able to carry out the various techniques used in ship repair and support industry. Suitable candidates will have a good understanding of safe systems of work including electrical work, confined spaces, working at height and RN specific safety operations.

In addition a basic knowledge of mechanical systems and associated equipment is required.

Candidates must be flexible to undertake tasks across any trade discipline as required. Must be prepared to work in a team to provide a high quality service to meet customer expectations.

  • Ensure safe systems of work are carried out at all times.
  • Read/Interpret Electrical Drawings, MDS and Guidance information.
  • Undertake new system fits across all classes of RN vessels.
  • Install various types of Electrical Equipment associated with an RN vessel such as motors, starters, control panels, Radar and associated equipment, weapons systems, internal and external comms.
  • Fault diagnosis and defect rectification.
  • Carry out Electrical Testing.
  • Execute various crimping techniques. ERMA, Gold pin.
  • Soldering
  • Terminate multiple types of Cable.
  • Install Cable Support Systems. Cable Tray/Basket/Conduit/Hangers
  • Install/Reeve cables
  • Pack various types of glands / transits. Roxtec, RISE, Brattberg.
  • Terminate multi pin plugs such as 608 and Amphinol.
  • Remove and install basic mechanical and constructive items as required.