Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Reporting to: Agricultural Maintenance Manager

Overall aim of the job: Working across multiple sites you will be responsible for testing and repairing equipment, both agricultural and domestic equipment. This is a varied role requiring good electrical knowledge.

Key tasks within the job:

  • Planned maintenance in a highly regulated environment.
  • Isolates defective equipment from power supply, checks visually for faults, tests mechanical parts for faults, isolates the problem areas and take corrective action to repair the problem.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance on equipment by checking for smooth operation of the same and replacing worn and defective parts.
  • The installation of electrical systems and associated equipment followed up with the appropriate certification.
  • Taking an active part in the on-call system, which may require the applicant to become an authorised person.
  • Conform to safety rules and apply good electrical and safety practices.
  • Multi-skilled background with a good understanding of commercial, residential installation – agricultural installation an advantage.
  • Must be willing to undertake company standard internal workshops & training.
  • Experience of safe working practices
  • Be able to communicate effectively and have flexible approach to work patterns.
  • You must possess the ability to use your initiative, exercise attention to detail, work as part of a team and independently, have a high standard of organisation, be able to prioritise and work under pressure.
  • Qualifications:
  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 diploma or equivalent.
  • C&G 2391 Inspection & Testing would be advantageous but not essential.
  • 18th Edition preferred but can be provided by the Company.

Gressingham has its own dedicated training department and will provide additional support and training to those that wish to progress within the business.

Full UK Driving Licence is required.

A company vehicle and mobile phone will be supplied. The use of the van can be extended to private use if requested. Please note that this will be taxable benefit for HMRC purposes.


  • Reduced cost staff shop
  • Opportunities to further train and develop further (career progression)
  • Private counselling support services
  • Auto enrolment Pension available
  • Staff and family events
  • Monthly Employee Draw
  • Long Service Awards

Job Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 48 Hours per week

Working Times: Monday to Friday, start time from 6am. On call over on alternative weeks / weekends.

Pay Rate: Competitive salary depending on experience, progression routes available as training is completed, and the role taken on.