Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £28606 per annum
Reference: T2KL/1372829_1489140165
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2017 10:02

Job Description

Day shift Four days on, four days off typically starting at 07:00 and working to 17:00hrs (including breaks)

Position offers the Opportunity for progression to a more senior role.

£28,606 per annum minimum including shift allowance

£548.635 per week minimum including shift allowance

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Response to plant breakdowns
  • Undertaking planned preventative maintenance activities
  • Learning to operate all production plant so that you may support maintenance activities by testing plant for correct operation
  • Identifying areas for improvement and contributing to improvement activities, both directly as well as contributing to team efforts
  • Applying TPM principles to all areas of your activities.
  • Construction of PLC based control panels and installation of electrical circuits and equipment
  • Provide call out support.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Recognised Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships and Qualifications.
  • Minimum requirements for qualification are to City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering and to the current 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations.
  • Demonstrable Knowledge & Expertise in Fault-finding and Diagnostic Skills on Industrial Plant & Equipment.
  • Full understanding of PLC equipment & programming skills. Capable of writing simple original PLC programmes and interrogating control systems.
  • Capable of programming Invertor Motor Controls, and to fault find on hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.
  • Computer literate

Desirable (but not essential) qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified to ONC / HNC or equivalent qualification in Electrical Engineering industrial control system, 3 phase power circuits.
  • Advanced PLC programming capabilities
  • Basic mechanical fitting and welding.

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