Electrical Technician

Job Title: Electrical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Knottingley, West Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £33000. per annum
REF: BBBH14165_1564761451
Contact Name: Gemma Nixon
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 2, 2019

Job Description

Electrical Technician
Waste Management
Up to £33,000


Our client, a leading nationwide integrated waste management business and service provider are looking for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to work on their industrial operational quarry based in West Yorkshire. Working as their Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for servicing and maintaining a wide variety of electrical equipment across the quarry and travelling out to other sides in the area as needed to support their maintenance requirements.

The Role:

As the Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for effectively and efficiently responding to all operation engineering needs as directed, ensuring minimal plant down time and ensuring

  • 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.
  • Carrying out remedial repairs following routine electrical testing.
  • Carry out Electrical and Mechanical fault finding and diagnosis.
  • Maintain the workplace, 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 Maintenance as well as have successfully completed 17th Edition and C&G Inspection, Testing and Installations or equivalent.

Candidates should have a background carrying out electrical maintenance tasks in a heavy engineering environment, looking at equipment within an industrial facility.

You will have a working knowledge of PLC's, Inverters and Drivers and have the ability to read and work from electrical wiring diagrams.

How to apply

To apply or find out more further details about the role, please forward your CV to Gemma Nixon at or call 02392 222 964.

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