Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste

Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Benefits
Reference: BBBH12984_1549441510
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2019 08:25

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.

The Electrical Technicians will support the Electrical Team Leader in performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance on all electrical assets across the site ensuring downtime is kept to a minimum.

What does the job involve?
Reporting in to the Electrical Team Leader, typical duties of the Electrical Technicians 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 CMMS
  • Assist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination
  • Commissioning activities

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

What's in it for me?
The successful candidate will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • Overtime and Bonus scheme
  • A contributory pension
  • Opportunity to join a secure company with strong job security and future expansion plans in place

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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