Site Electrical Engineer

Salary: £55,000 (Circa)

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27846-ip

Expiration date: 08 November 2017

Manufacturer of Agricultural Fertilizers. To provide the lead source of professional electrical expertise for the Ince Site with full responsibility for the site HV distribution system. To lead sage electrical working practise on low, medium and high voltage systems on plants and distribution systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the specialist legislation in the Electrical Engineering field and developing and implementing a plan to achieve and maintain full compliance.
  • Define and oversee the required engineering standards and best practise for Electrical work and take responsibility for meeting National and Company criteria in terms of Environment, Health and Safety.
  • To be a “Fully Authorised Person” as defined by the site instructions, and is responsible for all high voltage operations carried out on the Site system.
  • Detailed understanding of the Specialist Electrical equipment on the Ince site.  As such positioned to lead the investigation and resolution of plant trips, equipment failures, incidents and near-misses where in depth Electrical technical understanding is essential.  Ensure root causes are established and permanent solutions implemented and shared cross Site.
  • To ensure that all Electrical Operations and Maintenance activities are carried out on the Ince Site safely.
  • Ensure that all Electrical related work during turnarounds for the plants are completed to agreed cost, duration and EHS criteria.
  • Responsible for the Electrical work planning, selection of specialist contractors and execution of critical Electrical tasks, packages and projects.
  • Specify and manage the design and implementation of serval improvement projects each year to time and cost budges and ensure all projects are completed fully according to the Modification Procedure.  In particular, the accurate keeping of records is essential.
  • Identify unreliable equipment by lost production analysis and critical equipment reviews, and implement systems for its repair or replacement. Implement predictive and preventive techniques where appropriate.
  • Identify appropriate critical Electrical spares holdings for plant equipment and ensure they are available and fit for reliable service.
  • Provide the specialist functional Electrical training to the maintenance team and monitor and report their competence to fulfil the needs of the Site.


  • Full compliance with all relevant legislation pertaining to Electrical systems across site.
  • Fully detailed asset integrity and maintenance plan for all Electrical Distribution equipment.
  • Fully scoped 5year capital spend plan for all Electrical Distribution equipment.
  • Delivery of all Capital Projects to schedule and budget.
  • All Electrical Maintenance Technicians to be fully competent in their roles with detailing training records.


  • Degree qualified or have significant professional technical experience (minimum of ten years) in the unique area of Electrical systems operations and maintenance.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the Electrical equipment on the Ince site and the legislation that pertains to it.
  • Experience from working on a Top Tier COMAH site.
  • Experience of project management pertaining to HV Electrical Distribution systems.
  • Strong communication skills at all levels of the organisation.