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Electrical Technician

  • Location: Wales
  • Salary: £40,000+
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Jake Taylor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483302133
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038783
NRL are currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician to work with a client of ours on a permanent basis, based in Point of Ayr.

Role Responsibilities:
  • The safe and efficient operation of installation electrical systems and equipment while acting as Responsible Person in accordance with legislation
  • Complete the duties of the Responsible Authorised Electrical Person when nominated and deemed competent by Authorising Engineer in accordance with Client Electrical Safety Rules
  • Conducts isolations and de-isolations of electrical equipment, in a safe manner within discipline, as per client Electrical Safety Rules.
  • Stop, start, and synchronise the HV and LV generation systems and equipment as required.
  • Carry out switching on HV and LV distribution systems and drilling generators to support production, as required.
  • Apply and remove busbar main earth.
  • Alter electrical protection settings as required on HV and LV distribution systems as directed by the Authorising Electrical Engineer. 
  • Isolate/de-isolate electrical systems and equipment in accordance with electrical working precautions.
  • Company Operating Procedures and Standards, including;
  • LV small power distribution system
  • LV battery/UPS system
  • HV distribution system
  • Safeguard the reliability, availability and “fit for purpose” operational condition of electrical systems and equipment, sufficient to meet the operational availability targets of the terminal.
  • Keep up to date with electrical working legislation and regulations.
  • Assist specialist contractor personnel as necessary in the undertaking and execution of preventative and corrective maintenance activity and tasks on Electrical Equipment.
  • Ensure work programmes and schedules are completed safely, efficiently, effectively and within planned timescales.
  • Provide technical knowledge and experience in diagnosing and resolving maintenance and / or operational problems and / or identification of opportunities for improvement
  • Act as competent person, when required, in witnessing contractor tests on electrical systems and equipment.
  • Maintains the electrical power generation and electrical power distribution systems in a safe and operable condition, thereby ensuring production targets are achieved.
  • Prepare work orders and work permits, requiring isolation as appropriate to progress maintenance activities.
  • Carry out effective troubleshooting to maximise Plant efficiency, identify spares required, and initiate ordering of same.
  • Input accurate data into SAP for recording of working time (Time writing) and historical data.
Role Requirements:
  • ONC level ‘Electrical’ or equivalent
  • Successful completion of recognised apprenticeship
  • Knowledge of PTW system
  • Knowledge of REP
  • Knowledge of OPITO Emergency Response Standards
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • EX Electrical / Instrumentation Equipment Maintenance
  • HV Switching
  • Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas
  • Process Fundamentals
  • Computerised planned maintenance system (preferably SAP)
  • Permit to work system awareness (preferably ISSoW)
  • STOP and/or Synergi awareness or equivalent
  • Manual Handling