Electrical Technician

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Electrical Technician – Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), Avonmouth
Salary – Competitive

At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy. We're undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

Fast growing and investing over £1.2bn in the development of a network of state of the art Energy Recovery Facilities across the UK, we're already established as the second largest operator in the UK and looking to become the largest. The ERFs reduce the reliance on landfill or exporting waste for treatment whilst being key to our revenue generation. 

Our Avonmouth ERF is currently undergoing construction and will require an aspiring Electrical Technician who will play an important role by contributing to the efficient planning and execution of maintenance activities associated with the ERF, including the workshops management.

As Electrical Technician you will support the optimal long-term availability of the plant, to preserve the value of the assets, ensuring financial targets are met within the electrical department and a no compromise approach to health and safety is embraced.

Reporting to the Electrical Engineer, and in co-operation with your Mechanical and Control & Instrumentation colleagues, the Electrical Technician will play a major role in ensuring the plant remains available for operation 24/7, completing routine maintenance tasks to schedule and using your skills to repair breakdowns in a timely and cost effective manner.

Our ideal Electrical Technician will have:

 *A sound knowledge of fault finding, repair methods and preventative maintenance of Electrical equipment including switchgear, transformers, variable speed drives, electric motors and a knowledge of basic process instrumentation used to measure pressure temperature and flow. *Exposure to having carried out planned and unplanned maintenance activities *A demonstrable track record in ensuring maintenance plans and targets are achieved safely, economically and within the environmental limits of the plant *Exposure to Industrial plant, energy from waste (EfW) facility or power stations would be advantageous and preferred *A demonstrable no compromise approach to Health & Safety legislation ideally relevant to process or power industry *Experience in working within Permit to Work and Safe System of Work environments. *Experience in working with Preventative Maintenance Systems and Computerised Maintenance Management Systems. *Possess appropriate Engineering qualifications including a recognised electrical or multiskilled apprenticeship *Good communication and report writing skills *Strong team playing skills ideally gleaned from working in a new operating team / start-up scenario, with an ability to work towards shared goals.

At Viridor, we offer a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits including our pension scheme, optional healthcare, free eye test and safety eyewear where required alongside a selection of flexible benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business to join, develop and drive forward this state of the art brand new facility and help Viridor become the market leader.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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