HV Maintenance Technician

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  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sector:

    Electrical Engineering

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    plus allowance

  • Contact:

    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

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    over 1 year ago

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HV Maintenance Technician

Who are we?

Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) is the UK's sole producer of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, as well as the market leading producer of salt.

There are exciting times ahead for us as we embark on major investment across all our manufacturing sites in Cheshire to grow our business. This programme of investment and development at our Lostock site includes major infrastructure projects that will secure our position as a market leader in the production of Soda Ash.

Our role:

We are seeking a qualified Electrician with experience gained within a heavy industrial environment to work as part of our on-site High Voltage maintenance team.

This team is responsible for a wide range of activities carried across our 3 Chemical Manufacturing sites and third party High Voltage networks, including:

Attending breakdowns and carrying out High Voltage isolations.

Routine maintenance, including circuit breaker inspection and testing, secondary injection testing, sub-station battery inspections and oil sampling.

Maintaining the HV system and associated equipment.

Maintaining heating and lighting systems within sub-station buildings.

HV support for capital investment projects.

Experience of maintaining and first line fault diagnosis on high voltage drives including Siemens and ABB variable speed drives would be a distinct advantage.

What kind of person are we looking for?

Someone who:
Remains calm under pressure whilst not deviating from safe systems of works.

Works on their own initiative to identify and resolve issues as they arise.

Understands that equipment availability is a priority for a 24 x7 manufacturing process.

Is committed to delivering a high level of service.

Willing to provide out of hours on-call cover.

What can you expect in return?

Our people have always been at the center of the company's success and in return for their hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package including: 37 days holidays per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays, an additional paid day off each year to volunteer for a good cause in the local community, an excellent contributory Pension scheme, Life insurance, Healthcare and a range of other optional benefit schemes.