Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station

Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station

Job Title: Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH9775
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 16, 2016 16:47

Job Description

Electrical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station

£40,000 + bonus + benefits



We are actively recruiting an electrically biased multi skilled Technician to join the Maintenance Department of an Energy from Waste power station in the Southampton area. The Electro-Mechanical Technician will ultimately be responsible for carrying out pre planned and reactive maintenance on all electrical and mechanical plant around the power station.

What you will be doing…

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, typical duties will include:

  • Performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance tasks on a range of mechanical and electrical equipment including motors, valves, rotating plant, pumps, switchgear variable speed drives, conveyor systems and PLCs
  • Assisting during major maintenance periods (shut downs, outages etc.) when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency
  • Working alongside other technicians in the maintenance team in diagnosing faults and assisting/suggesting equipment upgrades
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Working within the company health, safety and environmental processes and procedures at all times.

What you will need…

  • A recognised engineering apprenticeship along with an HNC/ONC in either a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the maintenance team in a heavy process environment such as a power station, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill. Multi skilled Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered, ideally LET level
  • A flexible approach to working patterns. You will form part of a call out rota that includes some weekend and bank holiday work.

What's in it for you…

  • A salary up to circa £40,000
  • A performance related bonus
  • Excellent overtime rates
  • Excellent benefits including a contributory pension

How to apply...

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 215 to speak to Steve.

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