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M&E Technician

Date: 08-May-2021

Location: Folkestone, GB

Company: Getlink


M&E Technician in Folkestone (United Kingdom (GB)

Indefinite (Full-time)


Circa £30k plus attractive benefits package


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 2020, thanks to rigorous management and strong commitment from our temas, Getlink delivered a solid operationsl and financial performance, in an exceptional context marked by the Covid crisis and Brexit.


Eurotunnel is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Technician to join its Mechanical & Electrical department.  Working at our Terminal in Folkestone you will be part of a team of technicians employed to assist in the preventative and corrective maintenance of all Electromechanical Equipment/Systems of Eurotunnel Infrastructre and Terminal buildings.   Much of the maintenance is undertaken at night and weekends so you must be prepared to work unsocial hours and also participate in an on call rota. Our  M&E Technicians are competent to work on both Electrical and Mechanical systems. They will also have significant “hands-on” responsibility for our PLCs and control systems along with associated instrumentation.


You must have an electrical qualification, ideally to HND/HNC or equivalent with 2 years work experience in a technical environment.  A lower qualification may be considered with a minimum of 5 years work experience.     

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.


If you would like to apply for this position please visit our recruitment page at: www.getlinkgroup.com/uk/group/Recruitment.  The closing date is 4 June 2021.


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