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Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Lynemouth, NE63 9NW
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Dannielle Riley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-04-27
  • Expiry Date: 15 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040796
Electrical Engineer – Lynemouth

I am currently on the lookout for an Electrical Engineer to work permanently for our client over at Lynemouth Power Station. The Electrical Engineer will work with the Maintenance Manager and Senior Electrical Engineer to improve the maintenance strategy, ensure the efficient use of resources, develop the capability of the craft team, improve the efficiency of planned and unplanned overhauls, and will utilise IFS and other key maintenance management tools to analyse breakdowns to prevent recurrence. 

Key Responsibilities
  • The position reports into the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for: -
  • Compliance with all the relevant statutory provisions
  • Provision of expert advice to ensure safe operation and up to date EHS guidelines
  • Ensuring that:
    • All reported electrical defects are investigated and rectified
    • All electrical equipment is correctly installed, tested, commissioned, examined, and maintained
    • Regular inspections are carried out of all electrical equipment
    • Persons under your control are authorised where relevant and competent to carry out their duties
    • The area under your control is operated and maintained in compliance with statutory and company’s EHS guidelines
    • The area under your control is managed well with respect to housekeeping.
    • Cover is maintained 24/7 and during holiday and sickness
    • All changes are correctly managed through the site projects and MOC processes
    • As the station works 24/7 365 days a year, the expectation is that the Electrical Engineer will organise cover for out of hours technical advice and attendance in an emergency.
  • BEng Hons degree in Engineering (essential)
  • IEng or CEng accreditation with a relevant institution (desired)
  • IOSH management qualifications (desired)
Knowledge and Experience Required
  • Experience in developing and maintaining an integrity program for a similar type of facility including risk-based inspections (RBI) for all types of equipment (essential)
  • Proven knowledge and experience in a similar industry
  • Experience of HV maintenance and switching practices (desired)
  • DSEAR/ATEX experience in either EX4, EX5, EX6 or EX14 (desired), however training will be given as appropriate.
  • Understanding of electrical protection schemes (desired)
What’s in it for you?
  • Permanent position
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to maximise skillset & work for a high-profile client
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