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Electrician (Facilities) - Chertsey, Surrey

Thorpe Park
Chertsey, Surrey
£32,000 - £38,000 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

Job Details

Electrician (Facilities) - Chertsey, Surrey

Job Type: Full Time

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Facilities Shift Manager, the Facilities Electrician will be responsible for the delivery and maintenance of all Thorpe Park Resort facilities and associated assets within their area of competency. This is a hands on role that will require all repairs, installations and modifications to the park’s assets and infrastructure to be maintained to the highest standard, inclusive of electrical test & inspect, wiring standards safe isolation practices are conducted, in order to ensure compliance with current legislation and company policies.

You will be a role model and ambassador of creating a passionate customer focus. Motivating, inspiring and supporting the Facilities team to deliver exceptional operation results that continually exceed our guest’s expectations.

  • Planned Maintenance - The Facilities Electrician will support with carrying out electrical safety and condition surveys and the management of planned maintenance work, which can include repairing existing or manufacturing new to achieve best value for money, in line with agreed internal schedules, installation / upgrades and all related PPM’s.
  • Reactive Maintenance - The Facilities Electrician role includes responding to breakdown situations and carrying out the required corrective action.  This can be in a number of situations such as, electrical power failure, building works, plumbing, queue line repairs, carpentry work and Groundworks.
  • Work to maintenance schedules ensuring high standards of product availability, operational presentation and customer satisfaction. Respond to “FM” calls and conduct handover for the Facilities Management and operational DDMs.
  • To ensure contractors comply with all relevant legislation, codes of practice and company procedures.

Qualifications & Experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent communications skills
  • Medically fit to operate and carry out manual duties (specifically eyesight, hearing and mobility)
  • The ability to develop and effective team environment
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Enthusiastic, passionate and positive towards the company
  • Knowledge of the history of the Thorpe Park site
  • Post apprenticeship experience within a relevant building services or engineering environment
  • Ability to read and understand schematics
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems of work
  • Experience of the use of CAFM systems
  • Previous basic general trades experience
  • Working outdoors, when required, through all weather conditions throughout the year
  • Working at heights will be required
  • Requirement to use and wear appropriate personal protective clothing
  • Versatile, flexible approach towards shifts is required as Thorpe Park Resort is a 7 day operation and a flexible approach to weekend/public bank holidays if business needs require this- based around a 40 hour working week which includes a 30 minute unpaid lunch break
  • Full Driving licence required and a willingness to travel to other attractions for business purposes is required.


Join our team of THRILLMAKERS at the UK’s Favourite theme Park Thorpe Park and in return you will get: 

  • 20 FREE tickets to any Merlin attractions worldwide
  • 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants
  • Opportunities to develop and have a long-term career in Merlin
  • Free bus from Staines station to the Resort for all employees 
  • 40% discount online off LEGO, and much more!

At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!

Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.


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