Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: J892679_1504801608
Contact Name: martin willemsen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2017 17:26

Job Description

The main purpose of the role is to be a first responder to any process break-down but also to maintain to a high standard a broad range of diverse machinery ranging from old relay logic hard wired systems to PLC/ HMI bus systems including light to medium mechanical fitting work. As some of the equipment is highly automated the technician must be able to fault find and have a good working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems. It is also a prerequisite that the individual will be fully conversant with modern ac & dc drive systems through to standard large motor starting systems. This role will not only be in the front line of maintaining the company's production effectiveness but will work on planned improvements to plant and equipment.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

Electrical qualification (City & Guilds/ONC)

5+ years relevant experience (time served)

Ability to read electrical drawings

Fault finding - electrical/mechanical

Good working knowledge of PLC's, pneumatics, hydraulics, variable speed drives (ac/dc)

Specific Skills Required

Maintenance of complex equipment

Electrical installations to latest regulations

Control Techniques PLC/Drives

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