Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Serco Plc
Gatwick, Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
1d ago

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre


40 hours - 8 - 4 : 30 + on call rota

Salary £33,000 - £34,000 + Company Benefits

  • Here at Serco we are looking for a qualified Electrician to provide specialist electrical expertise and guidance to the operation;
  • to carry out preventative and reactive maintenance activities to items of electrical plant and equipment as may be defined and specified.

    The role is a key supporting function in the challenging environment of a secure establishment. The role calls for excellent communication skills, leadership and setting visible standards of personal performance and accountability and the post holder is expected to function with a degree of independence.

    You will carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of electrical plant and equipment and carry out investigations into the performance of the plant and equipment installed in the site and produce related reports and recommendations as may be required

    You will assist the other members of the maintenance team with their activities as will be required and be a team member of the Facilities Out of hours call out roster.

    What you need to do the job

    You must have a C & G Electrical Certificate or other electrical trade qualification and must be qualified to BS7671. You must also have served a recognised trade apprenticeship and have at least 5 years associated trade experience post apprenticeship.

    Lastly, due to the nature of the environment a CRB Clearance and Security Clearance at CTC level (Counter Terrorism Check) is required (Serco Civil Government is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office).

  • Out of Hours Working*
  • In order to provide a fully compliant service, there may be a requirement to be on-call outside of normal working hours, as per an agreed roster and in accordance with local Serco processes.

    Why Serco

    Meaningful and Vital Work : With approx. 20,000 asylum seekers living in more than 5,000 properties you’ll be helping to support vulnerable people at some of the most difficult times

    A World of Opportunity : Operating on one of Serco’s largest contracts, means you’ll have plenty of opportunity to learn and develop your skills to progress and build a fulfilling career

    Great People : Our field teams are tight knit and you’ll find yourself working with a variety of highly supportive and experienced people, carrying out work that makes a difference to vulnerable people

  • Pension 6%
  • Bike4Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package
  • About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services.

    We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In Serco (LGBT & Networks).

    Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


    Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

    We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team

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