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Maintenance Electrician

Theo James Recruitment
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Job Title: Maintenance Electrician

* Stable Engineering company with good career prospects

* Monthly and annual bonus

* Work with an experienced team of maintenance staff


Sheffield. Easily commutable from the M1 and set in the heart of the Engineering Industry around Sheffield.

The Company:

Our client are a heavy industry engineering firm, specializing in the defence industry. Due to two scheduled retirements, they are now looking for a Maintenance Fitter & Electrician to bolster the team.

Our client are the UK leading manufacturer of steel castings and proud to service a variety of industries

Salary of a Maintenance Electrician

Circa 36,000

The successful candidate will be working Monday to Friday on a two-shift pattern:

Mornings 06:00 to 13:30 for two weeks, and

Afternoons 13:30 to 21:00 (Friday Afternoons 10:30 to 17:00) for one week.

(Overtime is available at a premium rate)

Flexibility is required to ensure the smooth running of the plant.

Job Description of a Maintenance Electrician

As the Maintenance Electrician, you will be responsible for...

* Immediately responding to breakdowns, carrying out fault diagnosis, and carrying out repairs in a safe and timely manner.

* Installing new machinery

* Carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance

* Providing technical support within the team

Skills & experience of a Maintenance Electrician :

* Have completed Electrician Engineering Apprenticeship

* Have at least 5 years' previous experience as an Electrician, within a similar industrial environment

* Demonstrate extensive experience in using own initiative to identify electrical faults and carry out repairs

* Demonstrate a strong general knowledge of Foundry / Heavy industrial machinery

* Be physically fit / healthy

* Be comfortable working at height using either access equipment or climbing ladders to fixed working platforms

* Be proficient in operating workshop machinery (Pillar Drill, Pedestal Drill) as well as various handtools

* Be proficient in carrying out fault finding and repairs on Electrical / Automated systems

* Be capable of reading electrical and engineering drawings

* Be proficient in panel building

* ONC, NVQ level 3 minimum

* A knowledge of PLCs would also be an advantage

* Must also hold BS7671 (18th Edition) certificate

Why Should You Apply?

* Excellent training

* Good career prospects and potential opportunities for progression

* Stable Manufacturer

* No night shift + overtime available

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.

Leadership and Management

Senior Appointments

Supply Chain/Logistics

Quality - Engineering , Management

Design - Engineer, Management

Maintenance - Technician, Engineer, Management

Production / Process Engineering

Health, Safety & Environmental

Project Engineering, Management

HR & Finance

Sales, Administration
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