Senior Electrical Technician

 

Provides specialist 'hands on' maintenance, fault- finding and repair service for the equipment under his control. In addition to the skills required by Electrical Technicians on a wide range of electrical equipment, job-holder has in-depth experience and knowledge of maintenance, commissioning, fault-finding, failure investigation and calibration of one or more specific areas of skill.
 
Job Summary:
 
Applies logical reasoning to the diagnosis and detection of real or apparent malfunctions and uses his knowledge, skill and experience to return the equipment speedily and safely to service. This activity is often carried out under conditions of urgency and stress.
 
Prepares failure reports for equipment which has suffered repeated failures or for which the failure consequences had a severe effect on the operation. Maintains meticulous records of his activities & ensures that relevant items are fed back into EMPAC history. 
 
Performs calibrations and tests to verify that equipment is functioning correctly using sophisticated equipment, hand tools and other equipment. 
 
Carries out preventive maintenance routines on electrical equipment. Provides feedback to modify & improve the routines with experience where applicable.
 
Contributes to the on the job training of less experienced staff and provides reports on their performance, assesses their potential and aids their advancement on unfamiliar systems. 
 
Suggests areas where levels of holding require change or where spares need to be put on stock or deleted. 
 
 
Job Requirements:
 
Electrical Technical Diploma or equivalent (eg: BTEC National Diploma or City & Guilds Level 3).
 
Verbal and written English-language skills.
 
5 years' experience in the overhaul & repair of electrical equipment in an oil refining or related industry.
 
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