Electrical Maintenance Technician

The Advocate Group
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Maintenance Technician with an electrical bias?
Are you looking to join a key player within the Chemical Manufacturing space with over 100 years in industry?

The Advocate Group have partnered with their client who are currently recruiting for an Electrical Maintenance Technician to join their team on their site in Wakefield. The purpose of this role is to work as part of the maintenance team in order to keep the top tier COMAH site operating in a safe and productive manner, undertaking all duties in accordance with Health & Safety.

Primary duties and responsibilities;
To respond to reactive maintenance requests as directed by the Site Support Manager or Site Shift Manager, you will be expected to;
Diagnose problems with the following;
The site electrical distribution

- 415v 3-Phase, 110v & 240v electrical equipment
- Motor control systems
- DCS Control systems (Desirable)
- PLC based control loop (Desirable)

Ensure continued effective operation of site services, including;

- Gas powered steam raising boilers
- Air compressors
- Demineralised water plants
- River water cooling system
- Cooling towers

Some of the maintenance work will be on equipment that requires additional special measures such as;

- Equipment in hazardous areas which must comply with DSEAR regulations
- Equipment serving specific safety functions which must comply with BS EN 61511
- Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure systems operate efficiently
- Carry out routine proof testing of safety instrumented systems critical alarms
- Carry out functional testing of Basic Process Control Systems
- Carry out routine calibrations of instrumentation

Carry out small scale electrical installation work as part of minor upgrades or projects
Ensure records of all E,C & I systems are accurate and up to date
Read and extract information from drawings, specification diagrams and operation and maintenance manuals
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience;

- Ideally 5 years’ experience working in process industry or equivalent
- Knowledge of Top Tier COMAH site is advantageous
- Excellent communication skills

Understand and work to the requirements of;

- IEE 17th edition wiring regulations
- BS 7671 – Wiring regulations
- BS EN 61511 – Safety Instrumented Systems (Desirable)
- BS EN 60079 – ATEX Regulations (Desirable)
- Comp Ex 1-4 (Desirable)

This role is working Monday-Friday on days with an early finish on Fridays.

If this role is of interest please contact Stuart Tomkinson on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)

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