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Salary: £28k - 30k per year

Location: Belper, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 26 Apr 2021

Reference: 4830 - KA

An experienced Auto Electrician required in Belper to join an existing team of Auto Electricians on a Permanent basis paying a salary in the region of £30,000 per annum.

The Role:

The Auto Electrician will assist in the build and repair of vehicle electrical systems to the manufacturer’s agreed specification. Carrying out diagnostic investigations on reported vehicle defects using laptops, multi-meters and other test equipment to identify faults will also be required.

This is a varied position for the successful Auto Electrician which will draw on their working knowledge of modern automotive systems and electrical systems, circuit diagrams and components.

Key Responsibilities of the Auto Electrician:

      Support vehicle builds in the workshop.

      Builds wiring harnesses.

      Assist with development of harness layouts, vehicle schematics and i-0 lists.

      Read and clear fault codes from all ECU’S.

      Re-flash all ECU’s on the vehicle.

      Use of CANalyzer to take a trace from a vehicle.

      Record/ report issues on vehicle/harness build and vehicles in service.

      Carry out fault finding / diagnostics.

      Report and record change requests on harness development.

      Build electrical sub-assemblies.

      Assist in productionising electrical harnesses.

      Support with site uplift activities.

      Support with electrical investigations – CPAP system.

      Support with the engineering change request process.

      Follow site H&S rules, processes and procedures.

      Maintain electrical workshop.

      Maintain electrical consumable stores, including re-ordering of stock.

      Assist with event, race, and rally activities when required.


      Previous experience within an Auto Electrician position

      Previous experience developing vehicle harness and schematics.

      A good working knowledge of fault finding and tracing.

      Previous electrical sub-assembly build experience.


Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 17.15pm

Friday: 8.00am – 14.15pm