Electrical Maintenance Technician

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be via MS Teams
up to £40,000 plus Van, Healthcare, Pension
Summary of vacancy

Experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician? You can help protect the environment and create a greener UK.

As a Electrical Maintenance Technician at SUEZ Industrial Water, a division of SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions  UK, you’ll be part of a team that provides a holistic service in the water industry.

About the role

The Electrical Technician will be responsible for delivering front line electrical preventative and corrective maintenance on Water Treatment Plant systems throughout the UK. The role will also include working closely with and supporting projects and other electrical maintenance elements within the business, such as plant equipment upgrades and commissioning of new equipment.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Visible leadership on HSE issues at all levels both in the client organisation and within SUEZ
  • Pro-active approach to safety, inputting into monthly safety stats and KPI’s, and taking an active part in ensuring the team meet its targets
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with SUEZ personnel, and sub-contractor staff
  • Development and maintenance of good housekeeping practices
  • Continually look to improve methods and systems
  • Identify faults, evaluate rectification measures and to make initial recommendations, in order to carry out basic and/or complex repairs.  Interpret advanced technical literature and drawings to affect repairs
  • Display good knowledge of all electronic systems used for maintenance work, i.e. CMMS
  • Utilising plant information, identify any changes in equipment performance and/or potential operational problems, evaluate and make initial recommendations to return plant to its optimum operating condition
  • Attending maintenance related meetings as required providing input as appropriate
  • Working in partnership with the Process Plant Operators
  • Identify and carry out “on-the-job” training of new personnel in electrical activities
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Carry out routine planned preventive, corrective and emergency response electrical work on Suez owned equipment and customer sites
  • Respond to breakdowns and ensure that electrical and corrective works are completed safely and in a timely manner.
  • Carry out reactive electrical works to a high-quality standard which is compliant with statutory regulations.
  • Fault finding & diagnostic works on Suez owned and customer sites.
  • Undertake minor electrical installation work in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Be proactive in reporting faults following PPMs
  • Costing for repair and replacement works.

What are the requirements?

  • Qualified to the 18th Edition of the IEE regulations.
  • Time served apprenticeship training (NVQ3).
  • Proven track record of fault finding and fault diagnosis.
  • Competency in panel wiring and diagnosis.
  • Competency and understanding of safety systems.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals automation and process control systems.
  • Show an aptitude for mechanical maintenance desirable but not essential
  • Experience with PLC and SCADA system coding and design (desirable)

Who we are

SUEZ Industrial Water Ltd. is a rapidly growing industrial and environmental service business managing contracts in across many industrial sectors in the UK and Europe. SUEZ business model is based on long term service agreements with permanent site presence. Contracts typically cover the complete water cycle including site operations and maintenance as well as project development and delivery.

The company offer considerable development and progression opportunities in multiple locations in all ranges of roles – engineering, consultancy, operations, maintenance, project management, general and profit centre management.

SUEZ Water were awarded “Water Company of the year” for 2018 at the Global Water Summit in London. The Group also received two distinctions in the “Desalination plant of the Year” and the “Industrial project of the Year” categories.

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SUEZ Industrial Water UK are an equal opportunities employer.

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