ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE FITTER

Recruiter
RSD Recruitment Ltd
Location
Devon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1253607359
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for our well-established manufacturer based in Plymouth for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

You will be required to:

Promote and carry out Preventative Maintenance.
Ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose.
Installation of new machines and equipment.
Overhaul, upkeep and repair of all plant machines.
Working knowledge of PLC control (preferably Rockwell Automation) sensors and automation equipment.
Electrical Installation.
Review and advise on Engineering requirements and drawings.
Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits.
Actively promote safe working practices.
Work with and co-ordinate Contractors.
Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work requests and pre-determined specifications.
Fault Finding, testing, and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings, fixtures and parts.
Where a detailed specification is not provided, determine the cause of the fault and then undertake the most cost-effective solution to remedy the defect.
Contribution to the company objectives and values.
To adhere to Company Rules / Health and Safety / Environmental Standards and Practices.
To attend training and continuous development opportunities as required.
Continuously look for improvements to the service and for effective good practice within the role.
You will be highly motivated and self-driven.

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience within an Electrical Maintenance role
Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of a BTEC Level 3 or ONC (or equivalent)
Ability to undertake shift work (Annualised Hours pattern), overtime and call outs as required
Effective communication skills including internally and with Contractors
Ability to work unsupervised
Self-motivated
Strong interpersonal skills
Technical background
Have key experience in diagnostics and fault finding and must be able to undertake shift work including nights and weekends as well as call outs.

Previous Electrical Maintenance experience within a Manufacturing environment would be highly desirable.
Good IT Skills

The successful candidate will work on a Annualised Hours Shift Pattern, including overtime and call outs as necessary.
Hours: 7.5 hours per day and works in a 6-week pattern. 1 weeks of nights (10pm-7am), I week of backshift (3pm-10pm) and 4 weeks of days (7am-3pm) and within that will be 1 weekend (with the days off during the week)

Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be required to undertake and pass a Drug and Alcohol Test prior to being offered the position

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