Electrical Technician

Electrical, Electronic, Control & Instrumentation.

About RINA:

RINA is a 5,300 strong global engineering services firm, providing innovative services to critical industry sectors, including Defence, Industrial, Energy, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Transport and infrastructure sectors. It operates out of 70 countries, giving us the depth of experience across engineering disciplines and have a strong reputation providing services that are of the highest quality, creating significant value to our clients.

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About the role:

RINA is currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician to join its office in Leatherhead within the Consulting Country UK Division.

Project Work: 

  • Collaborate closely with technical leads on project initiatives. 
  • Prepare meticulously for activities, ensuring the work area is restored to its original condition post-completion. 
  • Conduct stripdowns of electrical equipment for failure investigations and condition assessment projects, including subsea cables, land cables, cable joints, cable terminations, switchgear, transformers, CTs/VTs. 
  • Set up electrical tests such as thermal cycling, HV withstand/breakdown/PD testing, and other one-off tests as required. 
  • Perform measurements, including soil thermal resistivity (on customers' sites), volume and surface resistivity, insulation resistance, and other measurements as needed. 
  • Undertake on-site work for customers, including electrical testing, electrical condition assessment surveys, and other projects as required.

Laboratory Maintenance: 

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of day-to-day ownership of the North Building, working closely with the Lab Manager. 
  • Maintain the North Building as a clean, well-ordered, and tidy working environment. c. Manage and restock consumables, ensuring a ready supply of essentials like saw blades, gloves, blue roll, etc.
  • Proactively audit sample labelling, collaborating with project managers. 
  • Manage waste disposal, overseeing general waste, scrap metal, chemicals, etc., in coordination with colleagues. 
  • Maintain and, when necessary, undertake the maintenance of tools, equipment, and facilities, arranging replacements as needed. 
  • Assume the role of Calibration Officer for equipment associated with the North Building. 
  • Facilitate inspections of HVAC plant, ensuring accessibility for inspections. 
  • Conduct routine COSHH audits of chemical cupboard contents and keep the SharePoint database up to date. 
  • Work closely with the Lab Manager and lab users to implement improvements to the lab.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Become a trained forklift driver to support all lab areas. 
  • Provide support to other labs within the organisation. 
  • Offer ad-hoc support for project and maintenance activities, covering colleague absences or when additional resources are needed.


In addition to the below you will become part of our growing global team, you will find yourself working with world-class professionals and clients in a variety of market sectors.

  • 25 days' leave (plus bank holidays);
  • Option to buy more holiday;
  • Support of Military Reservists – 5 additional unpaid days;
  • Healthcare cover (Family can be added at an additional cost);
  • Matched 6% pension;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Professional development to become chartered;
  • Pay for professional membership;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Employee perks – retail discounts;
  • Generous recruitment referral bonus;
  • 4 half days paid leave for STEM Ambassadors

With over 5,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors.

Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to ukcareers@rina.org 

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  • Deadline
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Leatherhead (Surrey)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
Also Accepting...
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Mechatronics
  • Microelectronics
  • Systems
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