Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste

Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH11814_1526572739
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2018 16:58

Job Description

Electrical Technician - Power Generation
Competitive Salary & Bonus & Benefits

Our client operates a plant incinerating municipal waste to raise steam which is then piped to a nearby site with a steam turbine to generate energy from waste. There are plans to expand this site in the coming years through the addition of a third line with its own turbine.

This role will have you carrying out preventative, reactive maintenance activities on site on all Electrical equipment. You'll also be responsible for assisting with any outage/maintenance planning, supervision of contractors and ensuring maximum plant availability at all times.

What does the job involve?
Reporting in to the Electrical Team Leader, the Electrical Technician's typical duties will include:

  • Carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance on electrical assets including motors, transformers, switchgear, drives and HV/LV plant
  • Ensuring maintenance plans and targets are achieved safely and within environmental parameters of the power station
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • Assisting in plant developments and projects
  • Supervising and setting to work on site contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMSAssist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination

What is required?

Ideally candidates applying for this vacancy should have:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an City & Guilds in electrical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least 4 years of hands on maintenance experience with electrical systems including motors, drives, transformers etc
  • Practical knowledge of maintenance procedures and processes associated with heavy process industries such as power generation, petrochemical, steel, paper mill, pharmaceutical etc.
  • 17th Edition
  • Health & Safety mindset with experience working to Safe Systems of Work / Safety Rules

How do I apply?
To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or you can call 02392 288 288 and speak to Dan.

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