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Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Job reference: 927680
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 12/09/2019

***Great Opportunity for an Electrical Maintenance Technician***

Job Role

As part of the Maintenance team the Electrical Maintenance Technician will assist in fault diagnosis and repair activities on key technical process equipment and provide support to production teams on technical process equipment as required. They will work closely with all staff in each area to ensure the smooth running of core business plant, optimising the productivity of machinery, equipment, proactively working to eliminate plant downtime and make improvements to the processes and ensuring the site and facility infrastructure is tested and maintained in accordance with current legislation.

Key skills and requirements


  • Qualified time served Electrician or Electrical maintenance technician with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in an industrial environment
  • C&G/NVQ Qualification or equivalent
  • Analytical capacity to identify and address technical issues/opportunities which can impact upon production and quality
  • Experience of motor controls, temperature and pressure sensing and control systems
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems.
  • Experience in troubleshooting installation, fault finding, and repairs
  • Able to read electrical drawings for fault diagnosis and isolation of circuits
  • Computer literate


  • PLC Knowledge (Siemens S7)
  • InTouch Wonderware Scada experience
  • Knowledge of variable speed drives and soft starts
  • High voltage 11KV experience
  • Knowledge of steam systems
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems

***If 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.

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