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Electrical Engineer

Ref: 31
Job Type:Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Hartlepool
Closing Date:


Job Description

Electrical Engineer

As Electrical Engineer you will have a strong plant-based background and good working knowledge of High Voltage distribution systems. As part of the role, it is essential the holder has experience working as the HV Senior Authorized Person with the authority to permit high voltage testing – removal of system earths.

Reporting to the site Responsible Electrical Engineer you will manage a team of shift I/E Resource to provide site wide support in all areas of High Voltage/ Low Voltage distribution networks whilst contributing to site and asset replacement plans.

The role holder will;

• Supervise and develop the statutory electrical inspections team to ensure that all statutory electrical requirements are met to schedule

• Control and direct the High Voltage maintenance and switching activities for the Site

• Provide coordination and day to day direction of the Central I/E Team and cover the absence of the Responsible I/E Engineer

• Write and maintain electrical safe systems of work and switching plans

• Develop and mentor electrical training programmes including new starter inductions, technical activity-based learning and multiskilling packages to ensure that personal safety and effective competence levels are maintained and where possible improved

• Co-ordinate shutdown and equipment installation requirements to ensure that plant teams are
effectively communicated changes and make plant available when required

• Provide technical support to the production teams

• Identify improvement opportunities within the I/E department and develop a continuous improvement strategy to capitalize on these ideas

Candidate requirements:

• Degree qualified with 5 years chemical plant experience or a minimum of a HND/equiv in electrical engineering with extensive experience of line managing specialist teams of technicians in a high hazard environment.

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage team workloads within a reactive,
manufacturing environment. Experienced in delivering improvement actions within a high hazard environment.

Should you welcome expressing interest in the vacancy, please reach out to the consultant (James Lord) managing the role – james.lord@gempartnership.com