Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Location
    Workington, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 32000 / Year
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

A time served electrical, control and instrument technician is required to support a very busy engineering team undertaking preventative and reactive maintenance in an upper tier COMAH site. Safety is the number one priority for this role.


Duties include but not limited to: Read, understand and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the electrical, control and instrumentation maintenance and installation tasks are completed safely and to a high standard.

Conduct fault finding activities against electrical systems (including 415v 3 phase systems), DCS/PLC control systems and digital/analogue instruments. Complete all tasks in accordance with applicable instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches.

Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team. Conduct isolations of electrical components to support safe working practices. Conduct prescribed inspection routines and alarm/trip testing to comply with the UK COMAH safety management system plan.

Apply for relevant permits to work (PTW) in order to complete tasks in a controlled and safe manner. Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments and Non-Routine Job Assessments (NRJ) in order to complete tasks in a safe and controlled manner. Complete reliability based preventative maintenance tasks as directed.

Qualifications/Desired Skills:

4 Year Apprenticeship or Level 2 NVQ equivalent

Demonstrable experience post electrical, control and instrumentation apprenticeship/training coupled with current relative experience.

Experience conducting electrical role in an upper tier COMAH site, preferably in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Experience of working in hazardous areas (ATEX/DSEAR) including understanding of BS EN60079.

Experience of fault finding on DCS/PLC and hardwired control and instrumentation systems.

Experience of 415v 3 phase electrical systems

Experience with Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

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Please apply with your CV to: Amy Moore