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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Role: Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £41,000 to £43,000 per annum, depending on experience, + benefits + overtime + opportunity to move up within their pay scale and job functions

Hours: 12 hour shift system, only days, 6am till 6pm

Location: Commutable from Southampton, Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Fareham, Chichester and surrounding areas


We are recruiting for a reputable Manufacturer who are looking for Electrical Maintenance Engineer who is after a career move, someone who has a genuine interest in developing their skills and building a career. With their structure, you will have the chance to move up within their pay scales and job functions, be across a wide variety of work and machinery and have an opportunity to mainly focus on electrical work from planned preventative maintenance and new installation through to dealing with breakdowns. Electrical includes inverters, servo drives, star/delta (ac/dc) motors, contactors, relays, control panels, PLCs. Any electrical engineers who have had SOME exposure to ANY of these will be considered.


To investigate and repair electrical breakdowns and malfunctions. Electrician will be required to work on any production or plant equipment and be capable of diagnosing the causes of a wide range of malfunctions.

To carry out planned maintenance on all site electrical equipment working to a planned maintenance & inspection schedules.

Maintaining and updating all maintenance documentation, which will include PC, based systems.

To keep the working areas clean and tidy, cleaning up after each maintenance operation, including tool boxes and work bench areas.

Develop continuous improvement ideas and implement them.

To assist technical staff with development work.

To carry out miscellaneous maintenance and repair work on request to factory priorities.

To carry out project work on new equipment and plant.

To provide on-the-job training to inexperienced or new personnel.

To investigate and correct processing problems with the assistance of the shift operating personnel, and other specialist personnel, if necessary.

To complete Maintenance Orders and shift log sheets giving information about work completed and root cause of problems.

Undertake the writing and updating of risk assessments and SOPs to ensure hi safety standards

To communicate to the incoming personnel/manager on any work which is outstanding and needs to be completed or may cause problems during the shift.This communication should include any health and safety issues.

Rebuilding of spare assemblies to ensure critical spares to be always made available for focused areas.


Electrically trained and qualified

Electrical experience, working within a similar environment Industrial or Manufacturing

ANY experience of the following; inverters, servo drives, star/delta (ac/dc) motors, contactors, relays, control panels, PLCs

Aspirations to develop your skills and progress your career.

Any knowledge of PLC equipment would be advantageous but not essential.

Good work ethic, with the ability to react quickly in critical situations.

Friendly to others, and willing to offer support to those less qualified.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply now and send your most up to date CV to Wesley at TechNichols Resourcing to be considered. Or call TechNichols Resourcing and speak with Wesley for further information.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard back within 5 working days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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This is a full-time job. Working hours may be between 8 am to 6 pm.

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