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Maintenance Electrician

Belfast, County Antrim
Ref: NM-WBARELEC_1715154846
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Job description

Our client, a leading supplier to the Irish animal feed industry are currently seeking to recruit a Maintenance Electrician to join their team in Belfast.

The position is Permanent.

Paying a competitive salary of £35,997 (days) with many benefits inc the below:

  • Attractive Reward Package
  • Highly competitive pension plan
  • 20 days' paid holiday, increasing to 25 days with service and bank and public holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee wellbeing support
  • Charity matching scheme
  • Busy social calendar
  • Employee Development
  • Play an important role in the ongoing success of a busy site

Hours of work:

  • This will be for a 39hr week on days initially.
  • However, the client are looking to recruit Engineers who will work rotating days and evenings.
  • For the rotating days and evening shifts there is an additional 20% shift premium on top of the basic salary.
  • Monday - Thursday (8hrs per day) and Friday (7hrs per day)
  • Rotation to be confirmed but likely to be:
    • Monday to Thursday:
      • Shift 1: 8am - 5pm (9hrs including 1hr unpaid break)
      • Shift 2: 4pm - 1am (9hrs including 1hr unpaid break)
      • Allows for 1hr crossover/ handover.

    • Friday:
      • Shift 1: 8am - 4pm (8hrs including 1hr unpaid break)
      • Shift 2: 4pm - 12am (8hrs including 1hr unpaid break)
      • Based on a 39hr week.

The Role:

As a Maintenance Electrician, you will support the efficient operations of ship-to-shore machinery in a port environment.

Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will provide assistance with planned maintenance, fault finding and breakdown repairs.

  • Diagnose electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electronic equipment faults
  • Ensure all engineering work is carried out in accordance with Health and Safety Legislation
  • Repair industrial agri-feed conveying systems to current Company standards
  • Plan for and assist with the installation of new or relocated equipment
  • Maintain accurate and organised records of your work, both written and electronic
  • Ensure in-depth handovers are provided to the oncoming shift

To be considered as a Maintenance Electrician the ideal candidate will need:

  • To have completed an approved apprenticeship with the relevant Level 3 Mech/Elec or Electrical qualification.
  • Substantial post apprenticeship experience in a mechanical and/or electrical maintenance and/or engineering role
  • Experience in problem-solving and rectification on a variety of equipment, PLCs, safety circuits, control circuits, SCADA controlled equipment, variable speed drives etc.
  • Experience and understanding of electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Experience of fault-finding using wiring diagrams
  • Knowledge of electro/mechanical equipment
  • A full, valid driving licence
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative

ATEX Experience is desirable for this role, but NOT essential.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please either send your CV via the link provided or directly to [email protected] quoting ref NM-WBARELEC

Telephone number: 07824-878157


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Naomi McCurrie

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Belfast