Electrical Technician in Hungerford - Berkshire

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Ref: 739 Date Posted: Monday 15 Jul 2024

ContactCORP are looking for an experienced electrical technician to join our client, a manufacturing company that specialises in renewable hydrogen energy in Berkshire. The ideal candidate for the Electrical Technician role must have extensive experience working with electrical systems and a passion for advancing hydrogen technology and sustainable transportation.

Main purpose of the role is to ensure the reliability, efficiency, and safety of our hydrogen refuelling systems by installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting electrical components and systems.

Electrical Technician responsibilities:

  • Electrical System Installation: Install, wire, and connect electrical components, control panels, and power distribution systems according to engineering drawings, diagrams, and specifications.
  • System Testing and Commissioning: Conduct functional tests, performance evaluations, and system integration testing to ensure proper operation and compliance with electrical standards and regulations.
  • Troubleshooting and Repair: Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical faults, malfunctions, and wiring issues in refuelling equipment, utilizing diagnostic tools and techniques to identify root causes and implement effective solutions.
  • Preventive Maintenance: Perform routine inspections, preventive maintenance tasks, and calibration procedures on electrical systems and components to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of electrical installations, maintenance activities, test results, and equipment performance data, documenting findings and recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols, procedures, and regulations while working with electrical equipment, high-voltage systems, and hazardous materials, promoting a culture of safety within the workplace.

What we’re looking for:

  • Essential:
    • Technical certification in electrical engineering technology, electrical systems, or a related field.
    • Extensive experience working as an electrical technician in a manufacturing or engineering environment, preferably with experience in electrical installation, testing, and maintenance.
    • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations certification.
    • Proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical schematics, diagrams, and technical specifications.
    • Willingness to work flexible hours and occasional overtime as needed to support project deadlines and production schedules.
  • Desirable:
    • CompEx Ex01-Ex04 Electrical Inspection & Installation certification preferred, demonstrating competency in hazardous area installation, maintenance, and inspection.
    • Knowledge of ATEX regulations and experience working in potentially explosive atmospheres.
    • Experience with process instrumentation such as 4-20mA instruments.

Additional information:

  • £24,000 - £26,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • Monday to Friday; 09:00 - 17:30
  • Based in Hungerford, Berkshire

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