Electrical Field Engineer

Posted 03 May 2023
Salary £35000 - £38001 per annum
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameIan Hunter

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Electrical Field Engineer on a permanent basis. The position will be based in the north of England choice of locations for the candidate:

North east of England

Ellesmere Port.

Other northern locations

You will report to the Principal Electrical Field Engineer and you will be responsible for troubleshooting, repair, preventive maintenance, installation and some design of electrical equipment such as rotating machines, static systems and devices and supporting construction activities for plant improvement projects and commissioning activities for new plants and additions to existing production plants.

As the Field Electrical Engineer you will:

  • Respond to any major occurrence of electrical breakdown, carry out prompt inspection, analyse the fault, repair and re-commission affected plant and equipment to assure the minimum loss of production

  • Support plants with maintenance according to the Plant Maintenance programme. This could range from routine maintenance or major overhaul maintenance. This will include working on maintenance shutdowns

  • When supervising contractors and/or Air Products staff, ensure that the work is adequately planned and executed safely at a high level of effectiveness

  • Carry out plant modifications according to central design specification, submit any self-generated design changes to specialist engineers for approval before implementation. For some projects generate scope, cost and obtain Expenditure Approval and execute the work scope

  • Give advice and assistance to Plant Managers and their staff on maintenance matters as requested drawing, when necessary, upon the technical resources and expertise of specialist engineers

  • In association with the Maintenance Systems group, review and update the technical content of the preventive maintenance procedures and to recommend changes where improvements in safety, quality or economy may be affected

  • The Electrical Field Engineer supervises and/or performs preventive and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, modification, installation and commissioning of electrical equipment in Global Operations production facilities; joint venture, and third party facilities

You will have:

  • Completion of a Formal Electrical Apprenticeship
  • The ability to read electrical control drawings. High voltage and large motor experience is preferred
  • Familiarization with the electrical equipment in the facilities served. For example: induction and synchronous motors, protective relays, switchgear, starters, control systems, transformers, generators, and distribution system

For further information about this position please apply.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.