Technique Recruitment Solutions

Job title: ELECTRICAL CONTROL PANEL & SWITCHGEAR ENGINEER 
Location: Norwich
Salary: 35-40k  50k OTE

Technique Recruitment Solutions are delighted to be working with a locally based Electrical Engineering company whom manufacture low and medium voltage motor control centres (MCCs) and distribution switchgear for the oil and gas, petrochemical, food and defence industries etc. in its facility in Norwich.

The equipment is rated at voltages from 400V to 11,000V with current ratings up to 6300A and utilising circuit breakers, switches and other components manufacture by Schneider, Siemens and ABB etc. The company also services and modifies existing client’s switchgear manufactured by others.

Main Purpose
To manufacture, install, commission, modify, maintain and test electrical motor control centres (MCCs) and distribution switchboards in our workshops and on customer’s sites within the UK, offshore and overseas.

Duties & Responsibilities
Work as part of a team and be able to take and give instructions.
Work to method statements and risk assessment specifically created for the task
Be able to offload, move into position and install control panels on customer sites
Be able to carry out commissioning activities on motor starter panels, including variable speed drives, intelligent motor starters, electronic protection relays such as Schneider Easergy, Micom etc a. Functional tests to schematic diagrams. b. Fault finding. c. Current injection. d. Voltage application. e. Insulation resistance and high voltage pressure testing. f. Resistance measurement of joints (Ductoring).
Have excellent control panel wiring skills that involves both looming and wiring in trunking.
Have excellent fitting skills for marking off, cutting and drilling etc. 
Be able to think logically and assist in the design and layout of compartments for ease of manufacture and wiring.
Be able to travel worldwide at short notice 
Co-operate with the employer on all health and safety matters
Use and maintenance any PPE provided for your safety and others. 
Report back to your supervisor with status of the work and any health and safety concerns 
Complete timesheets, expenses forms and visit reports in a timely manner.
Protect and maintain your local and global environment.
Any other task as deemed necessary by your supervisor/manager

Requirements
Electrical qualification such as an HNC, HND, or NVQ in Electrotechnology, Mechatronics or equivalent
Previous experience in primary and secondary injection of thermal and electronic protection relays. 
Setting up and commissioning variable speed drives, electronic motor controllers such as Siemens Simocode etc
Maintain a valid driving licence
Maintain a valid passport
Pass an annual medical, OGUK 
Pass a four yearly offshore survival course (BOSIET or FOET) 8. Participate in training courses for: a. Health & Safety b. Product familiarity c. Professional development d. Other deemed necessary
Read and participate in company announcements on electronic notice boards 
Be eligible to work in the UK

Hours of Work & Pay Normal workshop hours are 08:30 to 16:45 Monday to Friday with the possibility of overtime when the workload permits. Hours on site are specified by the client and could be up to 12 hours per day, especially offshore. You will be required to work the hours necessary to complete the task in the designated timeframe. Weekend working may be required, which will attract additional payments and time off in lieu.

Pay is dependent upon experience and ability.

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