Junior Auto Electrician

Posted on 31 May 2022

Location: Belper, Derbyshire, UK
Discussed upon application

Junior Auto Electrician required to join a leading designer and producer of high-performance all-terrain vehicles based in Belper on a permanent basis.

We are seeking a Junior Auto Electrician with the ambition and drive to join a world leading automotive company.  They have been the UK pioneer of Rally Raid racing cars and have since become a market leader in the design and production of high-performance vehicles developing some of the most innovative, durable and exciting all-terrain vehicles currently in production.

They have a global reputation and pride themselves on their quality, passion, and performance. This position is based in Belper and offered on a permanent basis with ongoing in-house training that will provide the skills to leave you a cut above the rest. The salary for this position will be discussed upon application.

The Role:

This is an exciting and fast-moving role that will require the Junior Auto Electrician to be highly organised, comfortable multitasking and able to prioritise workloads. The Junior Auto Electrician will be supporting in vehicle builds & electrical sub-assemblies in the workshop and work closely with development teams on harness layouts, vehicle schematics and i-0 lists as well as building the harnesses themselves.

The Junior Auto Electrician will provide support 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 will also be required. This role provides variety and will allow for the successful Junior Auto Electrician to expand on their working knowledge of modern automotive systems, electrical systems, circuit diagrams and components.

This position is ideal for individuals who have a core understanding of Auto Electrics from an apprenticeship or higher education discipline with the drive, commitment and ambition to learn and develop their practical skills through on-the-job training working on high-performance vehicles.

Key Responsibilities of the Junior Auto Electrician

  • Support vehicle builds in the workshop
  • Assist in building wiring harnesses
  • Assist with development of harness layouts, vehicle schematics and i-0 lists
  • Read and clear fault codes from all ECU’S
  • Learn to Re-flash all ECUs 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
  • Support in building 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.
  • Assist with event, race, and rally activities when required.

Skills and experience needed:

  1. Auto electrician related education e.g., apprenticeship, HNC, Diploma
  2. Some knowledge of fault finding and tracing
  3. Willingness to learn and expand your skill set


Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 17.15pm

Friday: 8.00am – 14.15pm

Key skills: Auto Electrician / Wiring Harness / Schematics / ECU re-flash / electrical sub-assemblies

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