Electrical Service and Maintenance Mechanics and Repairers

Electrical service and maintenance mechanics and repairers maintain, service and repair domestic appliances, office machinery and electricity plant machinery, appliances and wiring.


New workers
£ 25,133
£ 35,666
£ 52,392

Available jobs

In the past year there were 30,979 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Responds to call outs for unplanned/emergency repair work, both for domestic clients and in industrial settings.

  • Writes reports on maintenance work and implements systems to ensure all equipment is properly maintained.

  • Diagnoses faults using test equipment and investigates their causes.

  • Maintains and repairs electricity plant machinery, domestic appliances, office machinery and other electrical assembly and replaces worn parts and faulty wiring.

  • Examines drawings, specifications and wiring diagrams to determine the method and sequence of operations.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Calibration

  • Instrumentation

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Control Systems

  • Test Equipment

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Auditing

  • Electronics

  • Metrology

  • Field Service Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Problem Solving

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Self-Motivation

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Planning

  • Operations

  • Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.