Electrical Technician – Maintenance

Position: Electrical Technician – Maintenance

Location: Cambridge

Rate: £20.00 PAYE per hour or £24.00 Ltd Co per hour dependent upon IR35 determination

Duration: 3 months +

Hours: 40 hours per week

Duties: You will be responsible for the execution of preventive and corrective maintenance programs as per the Client requirements. You will carry out work as per schedule supplied by the Services Manager and as per site policies, schedules and procedures.

Troubleshoot problems with equipment as necessary, and as directed by site supervisors

Complete site documentation before and after work tasks, as appropriate.

Liaise with subcontractors during planned service maintenance.

Carry out risk assessment of equipment maintenance task list steps and ensure these are always kept valid.

Update maintenance task list as appropriate.

Carry out periodic reviews of EWI/SOP to ensure documents are always current and valid.

Be responsible for personal training and ensure missing requirements are completed.

Participate in audits of the mechanical and electrical plant rooms and follow up on actions

Drive local reviews of maintenance performance data using published maintenance excellence KPI results

Areas to be reviewed and improvements sought are: spares cost, high levels of paperwork, PM:CM ratio, maintenance man-hours per equipment/system, MTBF, MTTR

PM program content is to be reviewed on a regular basis to remove non-value added activities and duplication.

Ensure that the CMMS system contains the most up to date information regarding equipment data, spares and maintenance man-hours.

Maximise maintenance wrench time utilisation through effective planning.

Undertake reactive and planned works to all electrical systems including installation, minor works, fault finding and repairs.

Complete NICEIC Certificates to BS7671 standards

Supervising & monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance

Ensure that plant faults & defects are remedied in a timely manner.

Ensure breakdown data logging system is kept up to date, and that planned and reactive tasks are closed out with accurate data captured.

Carry out basic fabric maintenance as and when required.

Act as Authorised Person (AP) for the site

Authorise safe electrical isolations and permits

Experience: Previous experience in working as an electrical technician with a good understanding of the basic fundamentals of the various utility systems and preventive maintenance systems.

Have a qualification from senior trades, City & Guilds or equivalent in electrical engineering

Previous building management systems (BMS) and permit to work system experience and have worked within a Computerized Maintenance Management Work Order (CMMS) system environment.

Previous experience in pumps, HVAC systems, compressors, boilers, steam systems and ancillary services, (DHW skids), chillers, cooling towers, clean steam boilers, purified water systems, CIP systems and/or general canteen/kitchen equipment.

Understanding of SOP’s & GMP engineering systems, basic instrumentation and the ability to read and understand P&ID’s/electrical drawings are essential for you to be successful in this role.

You will have the flexibility to work around maintenance shutdowns and will be familiar with all GMP rules, regulations and statutory requirements

Excellent understanding of preventive maintenance systems and a good understanding of SOPs and GMP Engineering systems.


JIB Gold Card

NVQ Level 3

City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 & 3 (or equivalent)

City & Guilds – 18th Edition

City & Guilds 2391 or 2395 Inspection & Test

Key Words

Electrical Technician


Electrical Engineering


Electrical Systems


Building Management System






Steam Systems


Cooling Towers



E&I Maintenance Technician

Position: E&I Maintenance Technician

Location: Ellesmere Port

Salary: £38-42k (DOE), and excellent benefits package

Hours: Full time, 4 days on, 6 days off. Shift work – Days and Nights.

The Site: A dedicated High Temperature Incinerator (HTI), which has been securely treating hazardous waste streams covering laboratory waste and contaminated electrical equipment to a wide range of liquids and solids for over 30 years.

One of the most technically advanced in Europe, and the largest of its type in the UK, the HTI facility performs a key role in the industrial infrastructure and currently treats 100,000 tonnes each year.

The Role: This position is suited to an individual that is looking to develop their electrical and instrumentation skills.

Provide site E&I maintenance support on a shift basis

Safe isolations of electrical and instrumentation equipment

Overhaul & test of all site E&I equipment

Inspection test and service of all site electrical equipment

Fixed wiring inspection and defect repair of all site electrical equipment

Fault diagnosis and resolution of E&I problems across site

Calibration of site instrumentation equipment

Installation & commissioning of minor E&I projects

Experience: Time served Electrical/Instrumentation background

E&I qualification (ONC/HNC/NVQ 3 or similar)

BS7671 18th edition (although 16th or 17th edition will be considered)

DSEAR / ATEX knowledge (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations/ATmospheres EXplosible)

Functional safety knowledge

Computer literate

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Defect Repair