Electrical Craftsperson

Swansea (Abertawe)
22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Craftsperson
Permanent, Full Time
Shift Pattern: Days (although this can change during course of employment)
Annual Salary: Basic = GBP29,877.17 + associated shift allowances (day allowance = Shift premium GBP3,383.71, Shift allowance GBP185.29)

Excellent Benefits Package:
• Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
• x3 life cover assurance
• Group income protection
• 25 Holidays + 9 bank holidays (candidates may be required to work these depending on shift but will get time back and remuneration for working them).
• Medical/Dental Cover
• Quarterly Bonus scheme (non-contractual)
• Cycle to work scheme
• Onsite Canteen
• Onsite free parking

An interesting and varied team based role, encompassing a wide range of responsibilities for routine maintenance, support & development of new and more established equipment, including heavy rolling mills, power distribution, electrical furnaces, various CNC machines and overhead cranes.

We are looking for an apprenticeship served, strong technically based individual with relevant electrical qualifications to work on days or a 5 or 7 day shift pattern.

The role will report directly to the Shift Coordinators with close links to the Electrical Engineers.

This multi-skilled position forms an integral part of the shift maintenance team and therefore strong team working, self motivation and flexibility are essential attributes along with a positive 'can do' attitude.

A culture of continuous improvement, right first time and preventative maintenance operates within this area and all individuals are required to work within this framework.


• Apprentice trained with relevant technical electrical qualifications (NVQ/ONC or equivalent).
• Excellent fault finding skills
• Working knowledge of PLC's & servers, fault finding and interrogation.
• Working knowledge of scada systems.
• The ability to identify issues & assist in designing out the issue.
• Previous preventive maintenance experience
• Condition monitoring experience.
• Ability to read, interpret and mark up electrical drawings.
• Ability to understand the set up and configuration of variable speed drives.
• Ideally will have worked with High Voltage.
• Good understanding IEE wiring regulations
• Good understanding of vacuum technology forges & presses.
• Experience with switchgear, AC/DC drives, PLC, SCADA and CNC, as well as traditional control methodologies
• Will have worked in medium to heavy engineering environment
• Safe working knowledge including PTW and Risk Assessments
• Multi-skilled i.e. basic fitting, hydraulics, pneumatics, FLT licence, crane driving and slinging
• Appreciation of CI philosophies and good customer relations
• Good housekeeping and organisational skills.
• Experience with Eurotherm AC/DC drives & Temperature Controllers
• Mitsubishi PLC's, Intouch SCADA, NUM CNC controllers, GE Fanuc servo's
• SAP based maintenance management system

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