Maintenance Electrical/Mechanical/Technician

Rate: £15.71 per hour

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28635-sw

Expiration date: 07 May 2018

PURPOSE OF JOB: Describe briefly the job’s main purpose Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures and P.L.C.’s, P.C.’s and robots (A.B.B.) using hand tools, power tools and measuring instruments. Maintenance Electrician, with basic mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic knowledge is responsible for the following duties, systems and procedures:


  • List and briefly describe the major duties performed
  • Familiarity with a factory environment.
  • Attend breakdowns as requested, assess cause, strip down and determine best
  • method of repair and affect repair.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, engineering specifications and troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Able to read electrical, British and European standard drawings.
  • Install replacement components or carry out repairs using necessary equipment.
  • Reassemble, check and test run all equipment for effective and safe operation
  • following repair and return to Production.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop/weld shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Conduct planned preventative maintenance checks to a pre-determined schedule
  • (Pemac 5) and reporting on Pemac work order.  Assess requirements for
  • repair/replacement parts and, in conjunction with Management, determine the best
  • time for repairs to be carried out.  Carry out repairs (as in 2.3 and 2.4).
  • Attend to equipment faults in response to requests from Management as a result of
  • machinery malfunctioning and carry our adjustments and/or repairs as necessary.
  • Complete required documentation i.e. Pemac work orders or time sheets.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits to electrical engineering drawings,
  • equipment and fixtures using multi meter.
  • Where necessary, identify appropriate replacement part using manufacturer’s
  • specifications, catalogues etc. and order from Maintenance office.
  • Ensure all equipment conforms to relevant health and safety legislation after repair.
  • Strictly adhere to safe working practices, procedures and risk assessments when
  • repairing machinery, entering confined spaces, working at height etc. along with the
  • correct P.P.E.  Ensure appropriate isolation and key exchange procedures are carried out.
  • Direct and train Apprentices in electrical installation, electrical/mechanical
  • maintenance, electrical/mechanical machine repair and electrical wiring as requested by Management.


  • Making decisions and problem solving.  Communicate with Facilitators, peers and
  • subordinates.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work, gather information via manufacturer’s
  • Hand books, drawings and/or internet.  Evaluate information and determine
  • compliance with standards.
  • Must be NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualified