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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Chester-le-Street, UK

Job Type




Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Chester le Street

  • Salary - £43,000 inclusive of shift allowance

  • Continental shift pattern

An international manufacturing company are looking for a highly skilled Electrical Maintenance Technician to join their Engineering Team on a permanent basis. The right candidate will be responsible for maintaining machinery, running diagnostic tests, and updating all service and repair records.

The Role and Responsibilities

  • To develop and implement electrical maintenance plans to prevent costly equipment breakdowns.

  • Troubleshooting electrical malfunctions and breakdowns, as well as performing repairs

  • Using route cause analysis to eliminate any faults/breakdowns.

  • To Monitor the availability of parts and replenishing supplies

  • Developing and using SOP’s to carry out training for co-workers on the safe and efficient use of electrical machinery and equipment.

  • Complying with Health and Safety Environment Policies

  • Maintaining a tidy work environment and adhering to industry regulations

  • Installing new equipment and upgrading existing equipment to meet production demands.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Time served with at least two years’ experience as an Electrical Technician in a similar COMAH environment.

  • HNC in Electrical Engineering

  • Must be able to work continental shifts

  • Siemens PLC (Step 7)

  • Experience working with various voltages – AC and DC.

  • Must be able to read electrical diagrams and drawings.

  • The ability to work on own initiative and able to liaise with other departments at all levels.

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

  • Must be focused on continuous improvement with a safety mind set.

  • Full Driving Licence

For further information, please contact Samantha Hetherington at Pin Point Recruitment.

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