Maintenance Electrician

  • Hexham, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 - £45,000 + overtime

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Their innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

Main Responsibilities
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Electrician (Plant) will be responsible for undertaking plant maintenance, repairs and improvements to ensure maximum reliability of all plant associated areas and to assist team members in all aspects of plant operation.
Your responsibilities as the Maintenance Electrician (Plant) will include:

Respond to plant breakdowns, when necessary and be responsible for the correct and efficient repair of equipment keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the maintenance plan whilst complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards
Continue to improve plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability
In support of the maintenance and operations functions, you will utilise documents, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated guidelines for the safe and efficient maintenance of equipment within the Electrical Engineering department as appropriate

The Ideal Candidate
The idea candidate for the role of Maintenance Electrician (Plant) will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work with minimal supervision. You should also demonstrate proven experience working within an Industrial, Factory or similar environment.

Suitable candidates for the role of Maintenance Electrician (Plant) will have:

Level 3 Apprentice trained Electrician and ONC/NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering
17th Edition - BS7671 I.E.E Regulations and Legislation as a minimum (18th Edition preferred)
Testing & Inspection qualification (preferred)
Experience of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) methodology and Continuous Improvement
Working knowledge of relevant electrical and control engineering maintenance principles and practices, and experience of working in a relevant heavy engineering industry
Working knowledge and experience of Industrial Low Voltage power distribution systems
Good working understanding of PLC’s and use of associated tools and techniques for interrogation of software
Knowledge and understanding the operation of AC Drives and Motors
Knowledge in Predictive Maintenance
Experience in working with a Computer Maintenance Management System
Experience with Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode & Effect Analysis tools/techniques
Ability to design simple electrical systems and draw schematic diagrams then transfer the
information into practical use
Ability to perform electrical statutory tests and inspections and understand safe use of electrical test and measuring instruments
Understanding of mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics and understand National and International codes and symbols used on drawings and specifications
Ability to learn Health and Safety rules applicable to each department regarding their own and other operators’ safety

As well as a competitive salary package, our client offer all employees career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

Overtime rates
Enhanced holiday entitlement 
Contributory pension scheme 
Access to the employee reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
Access to Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
Access to Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
Training and development opportunities

The position is to start ASAP and we have immediate interview slots available.

TR2 Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Agency for permanent workers and an Employment Business for temporary workers.

Sadie Edwards

Sadie Edwards

Director of Engineering & Construction