Electrical Technician

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Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
£24,000 - £27,000 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Ref
225683124
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Electrical Technician

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Hours of work: 37 hours per week (must be available to work additional hours as required and a standby Call – Out rota)

Salary Range: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum

Summary of Position:

The primary duties of the position include skilled execution of planned & corrective electrical maintenance activities, ensuring reliable condition and robust performance of numerous and varied items of plant and equipment across the SAUR Services West of Glasgow site. Fault finding and root cause failure identification, a proactive approach to defect correction and reporting with a sound ability for swift breakdown resolution in emergency process situations.  Co-ordination with existing maintenance, operations and process departments as well as adopting safe working techniques and good overall engineering practice.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implementation of scheduled planned maintenance by realising work orders generated by the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Identification & reporting of abnormal equipment behaviour or critical process situations.
  • Reacting to failure/breakdown of equipment and carrying out corrective/remedial measures as necessary or directed.
  • Suggestion of solutions for continuous improvement of plant safety, reliability and overall efficiency.
  • Possess & demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of industrial electrical equipment, especially PLC, Electrical panels and components, MCCs, Scada, General electrical duties etc
  • Perform strip down, repair, overhaul & test of various electrical plant
  • Install & repair various types of industrial equipment and component
  • Be able to solve problems by properly investigating symptoms and tracing back to identify root cause

Personal Specification

Essential

  • Electrical engineering apprenticeship at trade level essential
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Working experience in a similar role or position
  • Ability to use hand held computerised equipment.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Committed and self-motivated, with very good human relation skills
  • Must be flexible and responsive to the needs of the business
  • Demonstrated ability for independent decision-making when required
  • Working knowledge of automated/PLC controlled equipment, MCC and Scada
  • Ability to read & understand electrical, mechanical and process schematics / specifications – including P&ID
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of the need for safe systems of work, including risk assessment & method statements, isolation procedures and permit to work systems.

Desirable

  • Current CSCS card or similar preferred
  • Current PASMA and MEWP licence beneficial.
  • Current forklift license beneficial.
  • Current certificate for competency in confined spaces & escape BA beneficial.
  • Experience & knowledge of heavy Industry is preferred.
  • Coachability: Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous
     
  • Good understanding of mechanical systems and constraint beneficial
  • Ability to use hand held computerised equipment.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Committed and self-motivated, with very good human relation skills
  • Must be flexible and responsive to the needs of the business
  • Demonstrated ability for independent decision-making when required
  • Working knowledge of automated/PLC controlled equipment, MCC and Scada

Note:  This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review.  It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.  The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes.

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