Eurotunnel manages, maintains and operates the Channel Tunnel Fixed Link Concession between Folkestone and Coquelles, France. Opened on 6 May 1994, the Fixed Link is a rolling motorway which transports passenger and commercial freight vehicles on board Shuttles across the Channel at 140kph, in 35 minutes. It also allows the running of third party passenger and railfreight trains. The advantages of the Channel Tunnel are security, reliability, speed, frequency and respect for the environment.
An innovative rail company and responsible infrastructure manager, Eurotunnel is part of the Getlink group and is a leading stakeholder in the economies around Kent and Calais, contributing to the dynamism of the regions surrounding its operations. As a responsible employer, the Getlink Group is committed to providing a working environment that fosters personal development and fulfilment in order to attract and retain good and qualified staff.
In 2018, Eurotunnel Shuttles carried circa 1.7 million trucks, and 2.6 million passenger vehicles and facilitated the transportation of just over 1m tonnes of freight and some 11m Eurostar passengers. The Channel Tunnel facilitates trade worth circa £91.4bn per year, representing a quarter of all UK trade in goods with the European Union.
We are seeking experienced and highly motivated Technicians to join our Power Supply department. Working at our terminal in Folkestone you will be part of a team of technicians employed in the servicing and preparation of electrical network equipment. Much of the work is undertaken at night and weekends so you must be prepared to work unsocial hours and also participate in an on call rota. Premiums are paid for shift and on call.
You must have an electrical qualification and experience of working on a high voltage network. You will ideally be qualifiied to HND/HNC or equivalent, however other qualifications will be considered if relevant experience can be demonstrated.
This position will interest you if you are passionate about working in a team committed to safety, working to high standards and using their engineering experience to resolve technical problems to deliver a high quality of service for our customers.
In return for your contribution you will receive an attractive benefits package, including:
• Private Healthcare
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Concessionary Travel
• Company Share Incentive Plan
• 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Eurotunnel is committed to equal opportunities.
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