JOB TITLE: Junior Switchgear Engineer


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Cardiff
Job Reference : 11981 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 16/11/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £22000 - £25000 per annum + OT + Progression Opportunity
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with over 30 years experience in the power industry. We are looking to speak with a number of junior engineers with a strong work ethic and customer focused attitude who wish to develop and progress into a highly skilled HV Engineer. Hands on experience with HV or LV switchgear and/or an electrical apprenticeship with commercial experience will be warmly welcomed.


Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with over 30 years experience in the power industry. We are looking to speak with a number of junior engineers with a strong work ethic and customer focused attitude who wish to develop and progress into a highly skilled HV Engineer. Hands on experience with HV or LV switchgear and/or an electrical apprenticeship with commercial experience will be warmly welcomed.


Job Description

Junior Switchgear Engineer

Cardiff

£22,000-£25,000 (depending on experience) + OT + Progression Opportunity

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with over 30 years experience in the power industry. We are looking to speak with a number of junior engineers with a strong work ethic and customer focused attitude who wish to develop and progress into a highly skilled HV Engineer. Hands on experience with HV or LV switchgear and/or an electrical apprenticeship with commercial experience will be warmly welcomed.

The Role

It is not expected that you will be the finished article in terms of having completed all of the below responsibilities. On the job training and external training where required will be provided. What we are looking for is someone with a lot of potential. A working flexibility and positive attitude are equally as desired as technical skills for this role.

Reporting to the Contracts manager you'll be engaging in project work based on site, in the workshop and occasionally in the field. Having a desire to learn and develop professionally will be key to this role.

This work will involve providing hands on technical expertise in order to test, commission, maintain and repair switchgear and HV or LV equipment up to 11kV as part of a team of engineers. This will involve both new and old equipment such as air, oil and vacuum circuit breakers and panels. You will also work on protection upgrades and installation of company products in the field.

Part of the role also includes assisting with documentation. Test reports, risk statements and method statements will be carried out and handover certificates completed. Safety is of the highest importance in the power industry and H&S compliance will be an important aspect of your role.

This role is ideal for someone wanting to develop experience and develop the capabilities to become a skilled engineer. The responsibilities that come with this include gaining experience in stock control, internal auditing and site reports, all of which training can be provided for.

The Candidate

Candidates for this role will need to be apprentice trained and some experience in working with electrical equipment and/or switchgear would be warmly received. Having some qualifications to reflect this is also desirable. On the job training will be provided and external where necessary but a good grounding and base knowledge of switchgear and HV or LV systems would be ideal. A grade C or above in GCSE Maths is also required.

The Client

Our client is a HV manufacturer & distributor with over 30 years experience in the power industry that takes pride in the products and services they provides to customers. The company is looking for people who can display enthusiasm and a desire to grow with the organisation.

The Package

£22,000 - 25,000 (dependant on experience) + OT + Progression Opportunity

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

switchgear, electrical, distribution, HV, LV, 11kV, engineer, after sales, technical, support, advanced, transformers, applications, service



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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