Electrical Technician 

Location: Egremont 
Job type: Full Time 
Closing date: 30th July 2021


Delkia is an expanding SME based in Cumbria. We are currently seeking an Electrical Technician to join our team.

We’re proud of our reputation for delivering safe, high-quality projects, on time and budget, across the Defence and Nuclear Sectors, we serve as an intelligent multi-disciplinary Systems Integration (SI) engineering and technology organisation.



Assemble control panels and control systems to meet the clients requirements for functionality and quality. To be skilled in reading schematic drawings to assemble wiring, switches, cables, and other mechanical or electrical pieces. They work on electrical and mechanical components that are designed as a power point for operating electronic or technological equipment.

To work with electrical engineers in problem-solving solutions as it relates to the assembly process and the functioning of the panels and components. Also install the completed product, or panel, on a client's site.



  • Work as part of a project team with specific duties of assembly and debugging on special purpose industrial automation and robotic assembly systems.

  • Assemble, wire and test control panels and machine wiring to detailed electrical schematic diagrams.

  • Assist in the production of technical files and Life time records.

  • Carry out full testing including witness testing of control panel.

  • Produce red pen mark-up drawings and using AutoCAD produce as-built drawings.

  • Communicate with Project Engineers / Managers regarding any related requirements or changes which require action

  • Produce Bill of Materials and produce quotations

  • Promote and ensure good housekeeping practices in and around the facility

  • Carry out a safe working practice at all times

  • Ensure calibrations are successfully carried out

  • Carry out and maintain workshop equipment inspections

  • Protect and support the Company’s reputation in public with customers, suppliers and other interested parties

  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes

  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system

  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes

  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors

  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment

  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools

  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures

  • Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes

  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications

  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets

  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services


Required Experience:

  • Time served electrical technician

  • Qualified to HNC level in a relevant electrical discipline

  • Ability to assemble, wire and test control panels

  • Ability to facilitate witness testing

  • Ability to safely install control panels and systems

  • Ideally with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a relevant environment

  • PLC knowledge would be a benefit but is not essential

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD would be beneficial but not essential

  • Effective interpersonal relationship skills to create a positive and productive team-oriented environment with all departments

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities

  • Willing and able to travel to customer sites both nationally and internationally

  • Have a flexible work attitude and be safety conscious



  • Time served electrician with C&G qualifications or equivalent

  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic systems

  • 17th Edition - City and Guilds Qualification 2382-12


Desired Characteristics

  • Self starter

  • Dynamic

  • Meticulous to detail

  • Hands-on



  • Test and inspection - 2391/2392

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety


Candidates must be a British National and be able to meet security clearance. Additional Psychometric testing may also be carried out with full background checks.


Company Overview

Based in West Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator SME specialising in consultancy, systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.


Equal Opportunities

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Benefits for working at Delkia

On-site parking

Flexible working hours

Training and Development opportunities

Bonus scheme

Company events

Excellent team spirit