Electrical Maintenance Engineering Lecturer A

Electrical Maintenance Engineering Lecturer A

Lecturer A - Electrical Engineering

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

Wigan and Leigh College are looking to recruit to its successful Engineering department, based at its Centre of Engineering Excellence, Pagefield Campus, an experienced lecturer who has the ability to deliver a range of Electrical/Electronic Engineering modules relevant to the Food and Drink Manufacturing sector.  The successful candidate will have relevant work experience and be able to teach/support learners to develop the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:


  • Quality Management
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Understand the requirements of electrical installations
  • The principles of fault finding techniques
  • Principles of electrical systems, including their uses, safety and legislation
  • Understand the principles of electrical machines, testing electrical equipment and circuits
  • Understand the operation of process controllers within an engineered system
  • Legislation and regulations surrounding food and drink manufacturing (Desirable)


  • Perform first line electrical maintenance, including testing, fault finding and replacing components
  • Commission and perform maintenance of instrumentation/process control systems
  • Perform maintenance of programmable control systems


  • Safe working, self-development, working in a team, problem solving, responsiveness to change, company/industry perspective, effective communication

Our Pagefield Campus is a specialist Engineering facility with state of the art resources for our students, take our virtual tour at the following link to have a look at the amazing facilities:


You don’t need to be an established Lecturer to apply for this position, we will consider innovative and creative engineers for this post. If you possess excellent industry experience and knowledge and are considering a career change or move into education, please contact us for more information on how we can support you with this. The College can provide a range of support for applicants from industry including completion of a teaching qualification.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Further information about the DBS can be found at www.gov.uk

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