Maintenance Engineer - Electrician

Recruiter
Netbox Recruitment Ltd
Location
West Malling
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description:

As approved contractors to industry leaders my client provides electrical services to multiple sites in the Asphalt, Aggregate and Concrete industries.

They are currently seeking several talented, experienced maintenance engineers - electricians to join their expanding team.

If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, a second-to-none work ethic, and you have relevant experience within heavy process industries, we would like to hear from you!

The purpose of the maintenance engineer / electrician is to provide on-site diagnostic support, inspect, maintain and repair motor control and automation equipment.

Working as park of the Maintenance team you will follow preventative maintenance plans as well as getting involved in small installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs to ensure plant operation 24 hours a day.

The opportunity:

Working outside with no one day being the same provides a very interesting working environment. You will be presented with unique challenges whether it’s using your expertise to diagnose control faults or replace existing control equipment.

Headquartered in Kent working on a home-site-home basis covering the South-East area this role offers the opportunity to be part of a great team of Electrical Engineers, Control Engineers, Technicians and Electricians so you will never be short of support.

This process orientated role will allow you to gain experience on a wide range of plants and equipment.

Responsibilities:

Installing and modifying new plant equipment to high standards.

Diagnose and repair faults on plant control systems.

Carrying out control and automation maintenance on a variety of equipment used in the production of asphalt and concrete including planned maintenance and reactive maintenance.

Conducting your own risk assessments and create appropriate method statements to safely carry out installation or maintenance activities.

Providing technical advice where appropriate with up to date technical knowledge, and provide training support for technical trainees.

Investigate the nature of plant failures and subsequently carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible in order to avoid loss of plant production.

Examples of some equipment you could be working on are: motors, pumps, motor control centres, PLC, analogue loops

The successful applicant:

The ideal candidate will have the ability to read and fault find from schematic drawings as well as have previous experience of inverter drives.

Experienced In working with relay logic and PLCs.

A good, practical understanding of operational plant and control systems is essential.

Ideally you will be qualified to HNC level or otherwise will have City and Guilds NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an electrical subject.

Due to the nature of the role a valid UK driving licence is essential, as the post will work across a number of sites in the region.

The work will require physical fitness and the ability to work at height with successful completion of the appropriate IPAF training; as well as flexibility to work on an out of hours rota when necessary.

For further information on the package available and to apply please call Emma Ruddock on 01732671121 or send your CV

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