Electrical Service Technician

Recruiter
MacTaggart Scott
Location
Loanhead
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role reports directly into the Service Manager. The purpose of the role is to carry out a range of electrical and control tasks for all MacTaggart Scott equipment and occasionally on equipment manufactured by others. Tasks range from installation and commissioning to in-service support and fault finding. Operating worldwide, the Service Technician must be capable of working within a high pressure environment, using initiative, and be able to carry out tasks in a professional manner, often at short notice.

Duties will include:

* Supervising and assisting with the installation phase of major projects.

* Carrying out commissioning and acceptance activities for new and refurbished equipment.

* Providing effective training for the operation and maintenance of installed equipment.

* Carrying out fault diagnosis and repair.

* Conducting equipment surveys and making appropriate recommendations.

* Supervising and assisting with major refit projects.

* Co-ordinating work packages and supervising subcontract personnel and teams.

* Preparing high quality technical reports and survey reports.

Essential skills, experience and knowledge requirements:

The successful candidate must;

* Hold a BSc or BEng in Electrical Engineering or completed a relevant apprenticeship with qualification (HNC, City & Guilds, Scotvec, etc).

* Have a proven track record of working on surface ship and submarine systems, or electrical/control equipment within a marine environment.

* Have comprehensive knowledge of PLC control systems, fault finding, programming and commissioning.

* Have knowledge of electric motors, starters and variable speed drives.

* Be able to interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and documents.

* Be able to manage changing priorities while working unaided and execute tasks in a high pressure environment.

* Have a flexible approach to working patterns and willingness to learn.

* Be able to produce high standard technical reports using Microsoft Office packages.

* Be confident and willing to work away from home in foreign countries.

The successful candidate must hold, or be able to meet the requirements of, MOD Security Clearance

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