Job reference: 1098 - Electrical Technician (Maintenance)

Location: The role is predominantly single site based in Rochester, Kent. However there will be occasions when work is required at other client locations for short term durations.

Z-Tech is a fast growing company with a modern HQ in Swavesey near Cambridge. We have over 250 employees working across the UK with regional offices in London and Edinburgh. We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician to join our Maintenance Business Unit within the division of Service. This is a great opportunity to join a professional, forward thinking and focused team who thrive on the challenges facing the UK Power Industry. We are an innovative company that strive to deliver high-quality installations.

Culture is important to us at Z-Tech. We are an up-beat, lively organisation & hold regular social events. It is essential that potential new recruits are pro-active, enthusiastic & highly motivated individuals that enjoy their work while being part of our team

As a Maintenance Electrical Technician you will be working within a team who are responsible for the delivery of Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation works within a power generation location. Whilst, not on call, the individual should be flexible to work out of hours to meet the demands of the business when required.

Tasks will include:

  • Installation and commissioning of industrial electrical equipment and systems
  • Electrical inspection and testing and completion of Electrical test certificates
  • Installation of electrical containment
  • Completion of preventative maintenance routines on a wide range of electrical equipment
  • First line maintenance on a wide range of electrical equipment
  • Technical support to client

You will need to possess experience & knowledge of industrial electrical systems and a basic understanding of process control and instrumentation. Candidates will require BTEC ONC Electrical/Electronic, 17th Edition Regs and C&G 2394 & 2395. COMPEX trained and C&G 2391 are preferred but not essential. Also you will need to be a competent user of IT, Specifically Microsoft suite of Software, Excel, Word and Outlook.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

Strong knowledge of industrial LV electrical systems

Experience or knowledge of HV systems advantageous

Sound knowledge and experience of:- Actuators, Motors, Switchgear, Electrical protection systems, Generators, Inverters and Battery chargers, Site earthing and PAT testing.

  • BTEC ONC Electrical/Electronic
  • 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • C&G 2394 & 2395
  • COMPEX trained
  • C&G 2391
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible attitude to meet demands of the business

The role is 40 hours per week full time, required training will be provided and future progression within the company is encouraged. Pay range is from £16.00 to £18.50 per hour + Company Van, dependant on experience.

"Z-Tech has proven a professional and technical approach to delivery on our automation projects. This has resulted in a long-term business relationship built upon good service, project delivery and trust."

Philip Smith, Johnson Matthey PLC