Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician

Waste Management


Up to £31,400 + Package


We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician to join one of the leading Waste Management specialists operating across the Wiltshire area and the surrounding counties. Focussing on their Waste Management solutions, they are looking for an Electrical Technician to carry out general maintenance across their recovery facility and to support in the continual development of their maintenance plans to reduce downtime and costs across the site.

What you will be doing

Working as the Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out planned preventative (PPMs), reactive maintenance and servicing of electrical equipment across the site.
  • Carrying out electrical fault-finding, diagnostics and route cause analysis techniques
  • Maintenance on PLCs, motors, inverter drives, etc.
  • Installation, testing and inspections
  • Minimising downtime, ensuring the plant runs at optimum performance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Working as part of small engineering team, providing emergency call-out if needed.
  • Other duties as required.

This is working Monday- Friday with overtime available in the evenings and weekends.

What you will need

Candidates are expected to have an electrical maintenance background, underpinned by an industry qualification (NVQ/ BTECH/ C&G). 17th/18th Edition is desirable, but not essential.

Candidates will have a demonstrable experience maintaining electrical, mechanical and ICA plant with a good understanding of PLC systems and have experience working in a heavy process environment (ideally waste management, power generation, industrial plant etc).

What's on Offer

  • Basic Salary up to £31400
  • Competitive Package
  • 25 days holiday

How to Apply

For more information please contact Gemma Nixon on 02392 222 964 emailing your CV to gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.