electrical technician in port talbot

31 October 2018
adam rock, randstad cpe
job type
£ 13.43 per hour
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port talbot, wales
sub specialism
energy oil & gas water
job type
working hours
£ 13.43 per hour
reference number
adam rock, randstad cpe
01489 560129
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job description

Electrical Technician

Randstad Engineering are currently looking for an Electrical Technician to work for a world leading raw materials business in Port Talbot. The role will be working on a 40 hour week day shift and paying an hourly rate of £13.43.

Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

* To work in a totally flexible manner to support and participate in all team activities aimed at achieving manufacturing and product quality targets.
* To ensure all activities comply with safety requirements and bring any quality and safety issues to the Leading Hand if it is not possible to take immediate corrective action.
* To feedback all information relating to work undertaken to Leading Hand.
* To continually update the Service Engineer/Leading Hand and fully engage with any team input required to help with the repair of plant and equipment to the required QA standards.
* To repair immediately, or as soon as practical, all defects found either personally, with the assistance of other team members or Service Engineer/Leading Hand.
* To assist and carry out where appropriate the failure analyses and implement practical cost effective solutions.
* To actively participate in solutions generated via problem solving activity with a wide range of other personnel as appropriate.
* To work alongside contract or agency labour as appropriate and in so doing set the standard and direction for the work to be done.
* To ensure that the appropriate level and quality of spares requirement is identified and arrangements are in place to satisfy operational demands.

Requirements / Personal Specification

* The jobholder must be a time served indentured and completed an approved Electrical apprenticeship with NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) achieved.
* Must have experience of working within a safe system of work
* Any safety accredited course would be advantageous (E.G. IOSH or NEBOSH) Working towards IOSH or formal H@S qualification.
* Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills. Automotive electrical system Knowledge beneficial.
* Full understanding of electrical permit systems (authorized and issue).
* Ability to fault find on AC/DC drive systems.
* Thorough knowledge of AC/DC control systems.
* Knowledge of Locomotive or Heavy plant maintenance, fault finding and repair advantageous.
* Knowledge of electrical maintenance procedures and practices.
* 17th Edition Essential
* Understand Permit system - ATW/PBS - CSO etc. to have a full understanding of electrical systems, to work towards being authorized to issue permits to systems, as required
* Experience and knowledge of interrogating and investigating of PLC and Can Bus systems beneficial.
* Good failure analysis experience required.
* Write risk assessments and safe working procedures before carrying out tasks.
* Experienced in completing inspection reports.
* QA system Knowledge and worked within credited ISO 9001 company
* Be capable of interpreting technical drawings and standards,
* Operate within a team and contribute to goals and targets
* Be able to use vibrating air and electric tools compliant current regulations
* To work with COSHH regulations and have knowledge of substances working with them correctly

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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