Electrical Engineer (4 on 4 off)

Location : Knightsbridge, Greater London, England
Job Ref : EY102
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £50k - 55k per year


EY86 Electrical Engineer (4 on 4 off)

Location: Knightsbridge

Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 per Annum


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a Electrical Engineer (HV & Power).

To supervise and lead a team of in-house Engineers to proactively carry out the designated tasks and duties associated with the position in a safe & efficient manner.

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of High Voltage (HV) electrical power installations, incoming main utility supplies, Generators, Boilers, Dewatering systems, all related systems, and any other specialist equipment. This will be on a 4 on 4 off basis working 7:30am – 7:30pm.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer:

  • Ensure the reliable and constant provision of power to the facilities.
  • Be a High Voltage (HV) Authorised Person for the facility and maintain all other relevant qualifications as required.
  • Carry out HV Switching and for maintenance shutdowns which will be conducted during nightshifts.
  • Comply with all H&S requirements and maintain training/records as required.
  • Support the Management of HV & Power Systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Ensure asset registers are regularly updated and work with the Help Desk Manager to ensure all equipment requiring planned and reactive maintenance are accurately detailed on the PPM system.
  • Ensure that all work is in line with industry best practice adhering to relevant Health and Safety Regulations and any other Legal requirements.
  • Support Sustainability initiatives including low-carbon objectives as set by the business.
  • To identify energy saving opportunities and lead on their implementation.
  • Advise in the development of PPM schedules, including a continuous review of maintenance procedures and periods.
  • To control, monitor and prioritise all work schedules, in accordance with the FM (PlanOn).
  • System procedures ensuring the section meet the Department wide KPI’s and SLA’s.
  • Assist the Management team in setting capital and revenue budgets, including longer-term strategies to for resilience, and in developing engineering strategies for the Team.
  • To report all Behavioural, Security or H&S issues to the Senior Management Team.
  • Ensure that the Team provides 24/7 365 days a year cover for the business.
  • Provide support for the wider Engineering team.
  • Help deliver and review Method Statements and Risk Assessments for the engineering department.
  • Implement necessary team meetings and contractor meetings, as deemed necessary.
  • To keep within budgetary constraints with regards to works costs and timescales for both in-house and external Contractors.
  • To manage, monitor and continually develop own knowledge and that of the Team in line with industry best practice.
  • Implement performance reviews for the team as required and in accordance with the company’s policies and guidelines.
  • To give technical support and complete ad-hoc works as required by the Engineering Management Team.
  • Assist the management team in decision making regarding in sourcing specific project tasks.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • The role requires a good level of physical fitness as there will be some lifting and working on step ladders in this role.
  • Fault finding on control panels.
  • The role is on a 4 on 4 off shift rotation, with a requirement to carry out night shifts throughout the year to complete specific tasks.
  • Suitably qualified and possess technical knowledge and experience of similar facilities and systems.
  • Familiar with BS and relevant regulations.
  • Self-motivated, confident, and eager to learn.
  • Able to work on own initiative, adapt to changing situations and remain calm/effective when under pressure.
  • Strong customer service focus when dealing with both internal and external parties.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task.
  • Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Electrical with mechanical background or pipefitting.
  • High voltage experience is needed.
  • Diesel generators.
  • You should be HV switching accredited and be an approved AP with a

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