Electrical Maintenance Engineer


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type
£34,686 Inclusive of Shift premium + Additional Payment for callouts

Experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer required for a well established manufacturer based in Plymouth.  The successful candidate will be responsible for preventative maintenance as well as responding to emergency machine break downs throughout the plant. You will have involvement with new design, installation and movements of existing machinery, overhaul and repair of equipment as well as ensuring machines and equipment on site are safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote and carry out Preventative Maintenance.
  • Ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose.
  • Installation of new machines and equipment.
  • Overhaul, upkeep and repair of all plant machines.
  • Working knowledge of PLC control (preferably Rockwell Automation) sensors and automation equipment.
  • Electrical Installation.
  • Review and advise on Engineering requirements and drawings.
  • Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits.
  • Actively promote safe working practices.
  • Work with, and co-ordinate, outside Contractors.
  • Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work requests and pre-determined specifications.
  • Fault Finding, testing, and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings, fixtures and parts.
  • Where a detailed specification is not provided, determine the cause of the fault and then undertake the most cost-effective solution to remedy the defect.
  • Contribution to the company objectives and values.
  • To adhere to Company Rules / Health and Safety / Environmental Standards and Practices.
  • To attend training and continuous development opportunities as required.
  • Continuously look for improvements to the service and for effective good practice within the role.

Essential Experience, Education and Attributes Required:

  • Minimum of three to five years of experience within an Electrical Maintenance role (ideally gained from a Manufacturing or Engineering environment).
  • Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of a BTEC Level 3 or ONC (or equivalent).
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will be required to work an annualised shift pattern comprising of one week of night shift (10pm to 7am), one week of back shift (3pm to 10pm) and 4 weeks of day shift (7am to 3pm). Within this shift pattern there will be one weekend in six which the successful candidate will be asked to work (with ‘off’ days during the week).

The successful candidate will be required to become part of a call out rota for the plant, for which an additional payment will be made during call out periods.

Employment is subject to a drug and alcohol test being undertaken and passed.

If you are an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For an informal chat with regards to this role please call 01752 252533 and ask for Samantha Luxton.

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