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Electrical Controls Technician

  • Job reference: 926692
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 14/11/2019

*** Great Opportunity in the Inverness area for an Electrical Controls Technician***

Roles & Responsibilities (main functions)

  • Ensure maximum utilisation of all electrical equipment and plant in a safe and efficient manner
  • Repair all electrical breakdowns throughout the plant
  • Modify and improve procedures and programmes as required
  • Ensure all documentation is kept up to date (i.e. drawings, risk assessments and safe systems of work)
  • Installation and commissioning of equipment and services as requested
  • Isolation and de-isolation in accordance with permit to work code of practice
  • Assist with other engineering work when and where required as directed by the Electrical Supervisor
  • Adopt and maintain good engineering and housekeeping procedures in all work areas
  • Liaison with other Departments to ensure safe and efficient running of the plant
  • Identify and implement improvements


  • City & Guilds level education with recognised time served electrical apprenticeship
  • Advanced PLC knowledge is essential including PID, Motion Control
  • SCADA knowledge
  • PC hardware maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of Ethernet working
  • Relevant experience in industrial maintenance
  • Experience of working within a fast-moving manufacturing environment
  • Commitment to out of hours callouts is expected


  • HND level education
  • Strong maintenance background
  • Health & Safety Experience
  • Working experience in a 365 day 24/7 environment

***If you are interested in this role send your CV to***

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.