Electrical Technician - New Build Biomass Plant

Electrical Technician - New Build Biomass Plant

Job Title: Electrical Technician - New Build Biomass Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Overtime
Reference: BBBH11971_1526378757
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2018 11:05

Job Description

Electrical Technician- New Build Biomass Plant
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Circa £34,000 + Overtime

We are actively recruiting an Electrical Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a brand-new ~20MW Biomass power station in the Cheshire area. The Electrical Technician will ultimately be responsible for carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance on all electrical plant around the power station.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Team Leader, as an Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance work on a variety of equipment which includes cranes, rotating equipment, HV/LV systems, motors, pneumatic systems, switch gear and variable speed drives
  • Completing routine inspections and undertaking preventative maintenance work as part of preventative maintenance management, in order to ensure equipment is consistently in good condition.
  • Assist during periods of major maintenance activity which includes shutdowns and outages to maximise plant availability
  • Carry out fault diagnosis and identify areas for improvement/modification as appropriate
  • Ensuring maintenance work is properly recorded on the site CMMS
  • To liaise with outside contractors on specific repairs / maintenance work
  • Carrying out all activities with the highest regard for health and safety

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such an HNC/NVQ/C&G in electrical engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience in a heavy process environment in electrical maintenance. This can be from a power station, refinery, chemical plant, paper mill, FMCG etc
  • Experience maintaining and fault finding on motors, variable speed drives, switchgear and HV/LV systems
  • A flexible approach to working routines as you will form part of a call out rota

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary circa £34k
  • Overtime
  • Company benefits including pension
  • Opportunity to work on a brand new advanced thermal treatment biomass plant

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to, ring 02392 288 963 and ask to speak to Zubair Ahmed who can tell you more.

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