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Switchgear Engineer

Ref #: AB110
Andrew Barclay 23/03/2021
Location: Swindon, Manchester, Greater Manchester, London, Greater London Not Disclosed Swindon, Manchester, Greater Manchester, London, Greater London
Salary: 34,000 - 38,000 £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Date: 23/03/2021
Switchgear Engineer

The client is looking to hire a Switchgear Engineer with HV/LV experience to work on a very prestigious contract. You will be given an array of progression opportunities geared towards making you a technical expert within their industry.

The successful engineer will have previous experience in a Service Engineer role in Electrical Engineering. You will have excellent electrical fault finding and rectifications skills, good commercial awareness skills to provide top level customer service and technical support.

Duties & Responsibilities of a Switchgear Engineer:

  • Composing and issuing of site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Carrying out of maintenance to manufacturers recommendations, current guidelines and BGSS procedures.
  • Completion of test sheets on PDA
  • Approving of typed reports prior to issuing.
  • Creating site specific remedial action lists and sourcing parts as required for inclusion in a quotation.
  • Assuming position of responsibility on HV Department projects.
  • Carry out diagnostic checks in order to diagnose faults and rectify as necessary.
  • When not travelling, will be required to assist with general workshop / office duties
  • Ensure all resources allocated are safely and securely stored while in possession and ensure that returned in a reasonable and appropriate timescale
  • Carrying out site visits as and when requested by the Department Manager
  • Carry out on-call responsibilities on a rota basis
  • Conduct self in a manner, which maintains and enhances working relationship with customer and were possible, capitalise on any networking opportunities to promote the Company and its services.
  • Complete all paperwork such as time sheets and expense claims in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that issues and risks are escalated to Management to allow adequate investigation and resolution.
  • Ensure that all actions are considerate and compliant with the quality standards, health and safety standards and Company standards.
  • Observe and demonstrate behaviours in line with the core values of the Company.
  • Approach situations with a responsible, tenacious and accountable attitude

Skills and Qualifications for a Switchgear Engineer:

  • 18th Edition 2391 Inspection & Testing
  • City & Guilds ONC, BTEC ONC, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Proven record of relevant employment history
  • Strong electrical background
  • ME19
  • Working knowledge of High Voltage and Low Voltage electrical distribution networks up to and including 11KV
  • Sound technical and testing knowledge of electro/mechanical and electronic protection devices

Package Available for Successful Candidate:

  • Pension
  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Basic Salary between £34,000 - £38,000
  • Mobile Phone / Laptop
  • Company Vehicle
  • Product Training
  • Job Type: Full-time
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