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Job Vacancy - Electrical Power Generation Technician

Please quote ref no: BAS 03/14
Closing date for applications: 20 Apr 2014 at 11:59pm

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The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.

We now require Electrical Power Generation Technicians to take responsibility for all planned maintenance, reactive repair, support and upkeep of all static and mobile electrical power producing plant and equipment on Station. Including the planned maintenance, reactive repair, support and upkeep of all non-mobile plant and equipment i.e. Nifty Lift, air compressors, chain saws etc

Qualifications: Served full apprenticeship or relevant City & Guilds.

Recognised qualification within petrol / diesel fuelled engine maintenance industry.

Duration: Appointments will be for a period of 6 months or 18 months

Salary: will be from 23,700 per annum.

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at

These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.

Please quote reference: BAS 03/14
Closing date for receipt of application forms is. 20th April 2014
Interviews are scheduled to be held on. w/c 16th June 2014

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.
You will need to be physically capable and medically fit to work in Antarctic conditions.

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