Apply for this job now

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Chester, Cheshire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
28 Dec 2022

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Join our busy manufacturing site located on the outskirts of Chester City Centre.

The Role - Electrical Maintenance Technician

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, as an Electrical Maintenance Technician, your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment to a high standard
  • Fault finding, diagnosing, and responding to breakdowns, efficiently rectifying electrical and mechanical systems involving PLC control
  • Working on planned preventative maintenance and improvements to plant and equipment
  • Completing and controlling all necessary documentation around engineering activities
  • Assisting with driving continuous improvement and lean activities

The Package

As an Electrical Maintenance Technician, you ll benefit from:

  • Permanent contract, working 40 hours per week
  • A salary in the region of £40,000 to £45,000, level based on experience
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (following successful probation period)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free car parking onsite

We have a generous shift rota to maximise the time you have off. Subject to potential change, the shift pattern is as follows:

Week 1 Monday to Friday: 6:00am to 2:00pm

Week 2 Monday to Friday: 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Our Company

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. We are one of the UK s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders merchants nationwide.

In addition, we are also the UK s leading specialist in lead engineering, designing, manufacturing, and installing radiation shielding and other products in the nuclear, medical, and other markets.

Our Requirements Electrical Maintenance Technician

  • Proven relevant experience gained post apprenticeship
  • Be a time served Electrical Technician with a City and Guilds / ONC in Electrical Engineering
  • Excellent fault-finding skills for electrical and mechanical drive systems as well as pneumatic and hydraulic control systems, relaying logic and hard-wired system fault diagnostics
  • Working knowledge of modern AC and DC drive systems through to standard large motor starting systems and of PLC/HMI s, pneumatics, hydraulics, variable speed drives (ACDC)
  • Ability to read electrical and engineering drawings and maintain machinery, plant and equipment
  • Positive and proactive attitude with the ability to multi-task and thrive within a busy manufacturing environment
  • Ability to undertake medium to heavy mechanical fitting work as and when required

Although not essential, a HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering would be desirable.

All applications for this Electrical Maintenance Technician vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 847997782-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Calder Industrial Materials
    Calder Industrial Materials
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: generous benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent