Maintenance technician

Job Title: Maintenance technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £34000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: J894332_1518791891
Contact Name: Jenna Reay
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 16, 2018 14:38

Job Description

Maintenance engineer



12 hour rotational shift

We are working with a leading materials manufacturer in the Chester, Wirral and Deeside area. This client a leading player in its field and boasts some of the best levels of staff retention in the area. Please read below and if you are interested in discussing the client in more depth please apply.

Purpose of role:

You will be required to be a first responder to any process breakdowns and also maintain to a high standard various 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

Personal Attributes:

Confident, professional, flexible with a 'can do' attitude

Ability to communicate well with other team members

Flexible with a desire to learn and develop

Hours: 12 hr rotational day/night Shifts 40 hours, Mon-Fri, overtime where necessary. Day position also available