Industrial Electrician / Electrical Maintenance Fitter

Heathhall, Dumfriesshire
OTE £36,000 + benefits
01 Nov 2018
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to continued expansion we require an Industrial Electrician / Electrical Maintenance Fitter to join our busy team servicing & repairing wastewater equipment for water utility companies.

The successful candidate must have experience in an engineering plant environment carrying out the following responsibilities.

This role is 40 hours / wk plus paid overtime

Responsibilities / Job Description

  • Repairing and installation of industrial electrical equipment
  • Fault finding down to Electrical component level
  • Break down cover on a Rota basis
  • Stripping and rebuilding machinery/ pumps/ heavy industrial equipment
  • Planned preventative maintenance (Industrial equipment & pumps)
  • Experience working on PLC's would be ideal too but not essential
  • Use of initiative and good team skills is essential to succeed in this maintenance position
  • Basic mechanical maintenance such as lubrication, adjustments of drive components

Skills & Experience


  • Served a recognised electrical apprenticeship
  • Part One & Two City & Guilds or equivalent
  • Hold C&G 2380 (IEE Wiring Regs 17th Edition)
  • C&G 2391 (Inspection & Testing) (desirable)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Sound knowledge of Industrial electrical installation and maintenance
  • Basic Knowledge of Health & Safety Issues in connection with the construction industry (desirable)
  • Ability to record detailed and accurate repairs information relating to jobs
  • Access and interpret technical instructions using mobile electronic equipment
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure work is completed within set timescales
  • Ability to carry out site inspections and compile survey reports for quotation purposes
  • Carry out fault finding down to Electrical component level


  • Minimum of around 5 years’ practical experience working on industrial electrical equipment
  • Experience of working with a range of portable tools, small plant & equipment to enable work to be carried out
  • Knowledge and experience of Programmable Logic controls within the automation industry (desirable)
  • Control panel manufacture/ panel wiring and advantage (desirable)
  • Commissioning and setting up of instrumentation and controls (desirable)
  • Basic mechanical skills such as fitting bearings, seals and lubrication changes (desirable)

Interpersonal Skills

  • Able to communicate effectively to the customer and company management
  • To work as part of a team and to co-operate with other staff / trades
  • Conduct the work activities in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the company

Other factors to be considered

  • Must hold current valid driving licence
  • Able to carry out work some distance from base which requires overnight stays
  • Able to work outside on sites which are connected with wastewater (Sewage)
  • Capable of working at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or mechanical equipment (desirable)
  • Undertake training and work as part of a confined space team (desirable)
  • Able to participate in repairs and maintenance out of hour’s emergency service when required
  • Able to carry out work tasks that involve physical strength, stamina, standing, kneeling or crouching

Benefits Package

  • OTE £36,000
  • Overtime paid at time and a half
  • Paid travel time
  • 31 days holiday per year
  • Pension

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