Electrical Maintenance Technician

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £33300.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH14076_1563369656
Contact Name: Emily Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2019 14:20

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Waste Management




Our client, a leading nationwide integrated waste management business and service provider are looking for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to work on their plastic recycling plant and equipment in the Wigan area.

The role:

As Electrician you will be responsible for effectively and efficiently responding to all operation engineering needs as directed by the Engineering Supervisor ensuring minimal down time and ensuring that Health and Safety is adhered to at all times.

  • Supporting the Engineering Supervisor in the development of the Teams skills and capabilities
  • Carry out maintenance, both preventative and breakdown, on all equipment on the site to reduce operational down time
  • Take part in Root Cause Analysis (RC) to identify the cause of failures and actions to prevent future failures increasing plant up time
  • Proactively identifying potential faults and improvement opportunities on the plant
  • Maintain the work place, tools and engineering facilities to prevent hazard and risks in the work place using CMMS as per company procedures and promote timely reaction to work requests.

Candidate Requirements

As the ideal candidate you will be Level 3 qualified within Electrical Engineering. You will have 17th Edition and be computer literate. You will have a working knowledge of PLC's, Hydraulics and Pneumatics and an understanding of mechanical engineering. You will be a team player and lead by example with the willingness to learn new skills.

How to apply

To apply or find out more further details about the role, please forward your CV to Emily Ward at or call 02393 910 033.

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