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Electrical Production Technician


Strainstall UK is now trading as BES Group Asset Reliability. In our new home as part of BES Group, we remain a leading provider of specialist testing services and structural monitoring to the construction, rail, energy, marine, highways and maintenance sectors.

Drawing on more than 57 years’ experience, we develop and apply our innovative technology, including load, strain and stress measuring techniques, within a wide range of sectors including marine, offshore, civil engineering, rail and aerospace. We specialise in the design and manufacture of standard and bespoke load cells, strain gauges and integrated systems, which are proven to perform year on year in hostile and hazardous environments.

What will I be doing?

As an Electrical Production Technician based on our own site in Cowes, Isle of Wight you will be working with a variety of products including strain gauges and systems, container weighing systems and electronic systems. Some of your other responsibilities will include:

  • Electrical and Mechanical Assembly
  • Soldering a variety of products
  • Assisting in the assembly of Strainstall products
  • Electrical and fixed wire testing
  • General electrical maintenance

What makes The BES Group a great place to work?

We are independent for a reason; we do what we do better than anyone else and we do it our own way.  Take our drive and ambition along with years of REAL industry experience and we have honed and perfected the well-oiled machine that is BES Group. 

If you work for us, you will get the below and, so much more:

  • Salary up to £30,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Overtime rates paid in addition to salary
  • 25 days holiday per year + statutory UK holidays
  • 4.5 day working week
  • The option to buy and sell annual leave for special events
  • Company laptop is provided
  • Company pension scheme (opt in or out)
  • Training to help you succeed in the role
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Access to lots of discounts and benefits via our company benefits portal including; retail, fitness, holiday and cinema discounts
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Opportunities to attend volunteer days
  • Company contribution to charity fundraising you participate in; we want to support charities you are passionate about!
  • Employee Suggestion programme, because we value input from everyone in the BES Group

What experience do I need?

Our team consists of the best people, we should know, we trained them. We want our new recruits to have the same attitude, aptitude and appetite for what we do. 

  • Electrical or Mechanical engineering qualification is ideal, but not essential
  • Experience as an Electrician or Electricians Mate
  • Tech Savvy – able to complete reports and easily understand the monitoring systems used, as well as the Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of load monitoring equipment or a background in electrical engineering would be an advantage
  • Willing to be flexible with working hours

Next steps

To apply for this role, simply click “Apply”. We ask for some basic contact information and a CV or your LinkedIn profile, it’s that easy! Please keep in mind, successful candidates will be required to complete the relevant background checks as part of the recruitment process.

We want to inspire everyone to see how important safety is and we expect the same from our people.  And if you’re on the same page as us about that and you’ve got the right skills, experience and attitude, you’ll fit right in.  Simple.  We’re all about diversity and inclusion and that means we want our people to be themselves.  We’re delighted to be an equal opportunities employer and that will never change!

BES Group, Your Safety, Our Focus.

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