Maintenance Electrician

Position Sought Maintenance Electrician
Name CAN10915
Lives in Plymouth
Qualifications 17th Edition

C&G 2393 Building Regulations

NVQ L3 Extended Engineering

Availability 2 Weeks’ Notice
General Notes if Applicable Currently working self-employed and sub-contracting to various commercial and domestic companies. Placed with ENGIE via myself on to the DWP contract


A well-adapted electrical engineer with comprehensive knowledge in the maintenance of electrical systems, and mechanical systems. A consistent track record of successfully completing maintenance packages from making a system safe to work on, to testing and handover. An engineer experienced in preventive and corrective maintenance and works well under pressure.  A keen and well-disciplined manager. A good team member in many situations, having to work with tight time constraints whilst maintaining morale within the team.


  • NVQ Level 3 extended diploma in engineering maintenance (Electronic)
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in engineering manufacture (Engineering maintenance)
  • Level 3 diploma in engineering (weapons engineering maintenance)
  • Level 3 (CMI) (First line management)
  • CITB full scope
  • City and guilds 2393 (Building regulations level 3)
  • City and Guilds 2382 (17th edition wiring regulations level 3)
  • Level 2 (CMI) diploma (Team leading)
  • Level 2 (ECDL) (European computer driving licence)
  • Functional skills (Level 2)
  • 7 GCSEs A-C including Maths, English, Science
  • Full UK Driving licence
  • Security cleared

Employment History:

Self Employed / Sub-Contractor

Electrician / Maintenance Electrician

July 2017 – Present

Started working as a sub-contractor for another electrician back in May 2018 to gain experience, and to also help me get qualified CPS with Napit. I am now fully qualified and running my own small business called RDJ-Electrics. My experience has mostly been within domestic settings.


Maintenance Electrician

March 2017 – July 2017

Working as a maintenance engineer within a large care home and having two maintenance guys working underneath me. Most key maintenance was carried out by me as the engineer but all other small maintenance was carried out by my team under my command. Sadly this job was cut short due to my son being born and a family decision to become a stay at home parent and to become self employed


Weapons Engineer

2005 – 2016

Working within a big team to achieve operational readiness at all times, reporting to superiors and developing subordinates. Working with external contractors and test engineers to achieve maintenance projects on time. Managed work projects from replacement or upgrading of equipment. Being involved in research projects of new equipment to see if it is suitable for the Royal Navy. Managing teams of up to 10 technical personnel whilst at sea to ensure operational standards were met.

Selected Achievements:

  • Gained a Herbie Lott military award for recognition of working above and beyond what was expected.
  • Brought the internal communications system on board through a complete refit into full operational readiness in a short period of time and maintained the system at a high standard.
  • Designed, made and implemented new communications systems where the equipment was unserviceable.
  • Managed a team through a period of extreme low man power whilst maintaining morale and still achieving the work that was expected from the section.
  • Organised an open day, this involved the organisation of the event from advertising to security and by managing and delegating roles to a large team. This was an event which had over 1000 members of the public attend.
  • Had the opportunity to tour various schools and colleges around the south of Britain to promote Naval engineering and recruitment.


  • Preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Monitoring equipment to ensure ships safety, such as refrigeration equipment and weapon systems
  • Supervising technical personnel during maintenance periods and at sea
  • Preparation of electrical and mechanical systems for repair, installation and testing.
  • Using portable measuring equipment on various engineering systems.
  • Reading and interpreting of technical books and technical drawings.
  • Briefing command on diagnostic and repair.
  • Communicating with other compartments to de-conflict
  • Giving technical presentations to command and crew.
  • Managed teams of up to 30 personnel for events.
  • Giving submarine presentations advertising the Royal Navy.
  • Keeping duties on-board over a 24 hour period


Whilst being a busy family man at home I enjoy keeping busy with DIY projects at home or reading. Most evenings during the summer I will be out walking. I also have a keen interest in all activities and live an active life where I can.


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