Maintenance Engineer – Electrical

We’re looking for a Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias to join our Merseyside based client on a permanent staff basis. Our client is a manufacturer within the chemicals sector.

Role: Maintenance Engineer – Electrical bias
Type of position: Permanent
Location: Merseyside
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Reference: HQ7144
Date Posted: 08/05/2019


  • Member of the maintenance team as a multidiscipline engineer and provide preventative maintenance on machines and equipment, repairs and installation of equipment and response to emergency break downs.
  • Ensuring machines and equipment on site are safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose.  This includes batch reactors, powder conveying, robotics, steam and thermal oil boilers.
  • Involvement with new design, installation and movements of existing machines.
  • To ensure continuous improvement of electrical standards within the facility.
  • Ensuring electrical standards are maintained from PAT to Power System Analysis (i.e. Arc-Flash protection and System Loads).
  • Experience / knowledge of the following is advantageous:
    • PLC / Programming
    • Control panels
    • Distribution boards
    • MCCs – Inverters / Contactors / ACBs
    • Power Factor Correction
    • Plant IT Networks
    • HVAC automation systems


Skills and experience

  • NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 17th Edition Electrical Regulations.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • PLC Programming and Maintenance – Mitsubishi Q/FX series desirable.
  • Panel Building experience desirable.
  • MS Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.
  • Experience of a CMMS system.
  • RCA trained.


Pay and benefits

  • Competitive salary & benefits.


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