Electrical Installation Technician / Operative


Leigh, GB, WN7 3PT

Type of Employment:  Full-time
Career Level:  Professional
Job Family:  Engineering
Date posted:  23 Feb 2024

Electrical Installation Technician / Operative


Are you eager to be part of an innovative business that values its people above all else? At Yunex Traffic, we're pioneering the future of traffic solutions and we invite you to be a part of it.

We're the UK's top Intelligent Traffic Solutions provider, shaping safer, efficient roadways

We're excited to offer an outstanding opportunity for an Electrical Installation Technician/Operative to join our team in Lowton / Leigh, supporting clients in the North west. As a member of our installation team, you'll engage in a diverse role that involves installing and inspecting traffic signals, ancillary equipment, and highway systems.

 Don't worry if you don't have direct traffic industry experience – if you thrive in a team environment, enjoy on-site work, problem-solving, and learning on the go, we'd love to hear from you!


Who are you?

  • Ideally, you possess an electrical qualification and/or have some prior electrical experience.
  • You're a cooperative team player who thrives on initiative and enjoys troubleshooting.
  • Adaptable and quick to learn, you're comfortable moving between various activities and work areas.
  • You take pride in precision, reliability, and getting things right the first time.
  • You excel in collaborative environments, working with others to achieve shared goals.
  • Effective communication is one of your strengths, contributing to a positive team spirit.
  • You're proficient with IT equipment, including tablets and laptops, and are open to learning new software.
  • A full UK Driving License is a must, and we provide a company van and tools for the job.
  • You relish working outdoors and at elevated heights.

What will you be doing?

  • Lead the installation of traffic signals, including wiring controllers, pedestrian crossings, and ancillary equipment.
  • Navigate different sites daily, taking charge of your tasks and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Conduct electrical tests and pre-commissioning checks.
  • Maintain open communication with customers and fellow contractors on site.
  • Ensure tasks are completed in accordance with site specifications, adhering to high-quality standards and deadlines.
  • Successfully complete mandatory product and industry accreditation training.
  • Provide off-hours support as needed to meet service and contract requirements.
  • Embrace a culture of safety, identifying and mitigating potential hazards in line with our Health and Safety Policy and Zero Harm ethos.

What do we offer?

•            Base salary and annual bonus

•            Continuous training and learning to support your career with us

•            26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service

•            37.5 hour working week plus paid overtime 

•            Company vehicle, tools, PPE, and uniform

•            Excellent pension, matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary

•            Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs (plenty of choice)

•            Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions


About us

We’re Yunex Traffic. We have offices across the UK and worldwide, full of hardworking individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow. We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Yunex Traffic. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

Our Commitment: Yunex Traffic is committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusivity. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss any requirements you may have, including workplace adjustments.


How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability


 What else do you need to know?

If you are successful in your application you will receive a new contract detailing the standard terms, conditions and benefits associated with this role. Please note that this may impact any existing entitlements to legacy terms.

Please note that it is Yunex policy for all employees to inform their line manager when formally applying for a new role within Yunex.