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Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Job Details

Job Title:

Electrical Maintenance Engineer


15.93 - 31.86 per hour + Shift Allowance for Nights


Dudley, England

Here at The Job People, we are looking for 2 Electrical Maintenance Engineers to start immediately in Dudley.

Candidates must have experience and be able to work a 3 shift pattern, AM / PM / Nights.

NVQ Level 3 or City & Guilds in Mechanical Maintenance required or other relevant qualification.

We will need to see proof of this qualification.

Details of the Electrical Maintenance Engineer in Dudley:

You will be part of a 2-man team working a 3-shift rota. On your team will be a Mechanical fitter, and yourself the Electrician. You will be tasked to carry out preventative maintenance tasks as well as be reactive with regards to plant breakdowns and repairs.

You will also be required to carry out Installation work on machinery and within the factory and any maintenance work on bay lighting and other electrical services.

All actions need to be carried out in a safe and professional manor, reporting to supervisors, and filling out daily shift reports and other necessary paperwork.

Role of an Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Installation work on both factory and process machinery.
  • Fault find on 415v, 240v, 110v and 24vac and dc systems.
  • Follow CCT diagrams to aid fault finding.
  • PLC, establish necessary input/output (no program facility)
  • Fault find on OHC's, Remote handsets, contactor function, fuses.
  • DC drives/inverters basic knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Maintain high bay lighting replacement, repair, and LED upgrade.
  • Test emergency lighting and evacuation alarm system.
  • Involved in CCT design and control panel building.

Experience/Qualifications Required

Completed Apprenticeship/time served would be preferred. 18th Edition IEE Regs preferred, but not essential. NVQ level 3 or City and Guilds in Mechanical Maintenance or any other relevant qualification. We will need to see proof of certification.

Trade Tests

  • Check fuses.
  • Test continuity hydraulic/pneumatic coil
  • Insulation resistance test 3 phase motor to earth
  • Test motor windings continuity
  • Identify equipment.
  • Live test
  • Look at Drawings.

Rates of pay for Electrical Maintenance Engineer in Dudley:

Midweek Basic Rate - 15.93ph

Overtime during the week @ Rate 2 (19.11ph)

Saturday overtime @ Rate 4 (23.89ph)

Sunday and Bank holidays @ Rate 3 (31.86ph)

Basic hours equates to circa 36k + overtime.

Current working patterns (Based on 40 hours).


6am-2pm Mon-Fri @ Rate 1

Week 2:

8pm-6am Mon-Thurs @ Rate 2 + 1 /p/h antisocial allowance.

Week 3:

1pm-9pm Mon-Thurs, and 10am-6pm Fri @ Rate 1

Hours & Shift Pattern subject to change. As we are a 24 hour production site, maintenance cover is required at all times. Overtime will be required to cover holiday's and/or absence, so flexibility on shift hours is essential to suit the business demand and changes to business needs.

Weekend working - A minimum of 1 Saturday in 3 required following the 6-2 shift as well as holiday cover and/or emergency breakdown cover as and when required. Additional overtime will be required to suit business needs.

Holiday Entitlement & other information for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer

33 days holiday

Fixed Shutdown Periods are pre-planned during Whitsun, Summer & Christmas. Whitsun & Summer are for Maintenance Activities whereby all Engineers are required to work.

This position comes with the following benefits: -

  • Automatic enrolment into our Group Pension Scheme, which currently has an employee and employer contribution of 3%. This is under review as discussed.
  • After 3 months service you will be entitled to death in service cover of 1X annual earnings
  • After 3 months service you will also be entitled to membership of simply health, our health care cash plan scheme, at no cost to you.
  • Flexible with booking holiday within reason.

Drug & Alcohol Policy

We have a zero tolerance approach to Drugs & Alcohol. As such all new employees will be required to undergo a drug & alcohol test on the first day of employment. Further tests will also be conducted on a random basis, post incident/accident or in the event that there is cause for concern.

If you are interested in this position, within the Engineering Industry, we would love the hear from you.

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