Electrical Maintenance Technician


The Company


Henry Williams is an engineering company based in Darlington. We supply goods to the road and rail sectors and have been around for over 130 years.


The Role


To assist in the day-to-day maintenance operation, ensuring equipment availability is maximised. Working alongside contracts and other internal team members to ensure the safe repair and operation of plant and facilities.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Safely fault find and repair (alongside contractors as needed) plant, equipment and facilities to minimise downtime


  • Carry out preventative maintenance checks, within the specified time limit, as directed by the team leader


  • To assist (or lead where directed) in the safe decommissioning of old plant/equipment and the safe installation/commissioning of new


  • Using sound electrical engineering knowledge to proactively seek to improve the equipment through failure root cause analysis


  • Guide and coach electrical apprentices who may be working within the maintenance department


  • Identify opportunities to improve the processes, facilities and personnel employed within the business


The Successful Candidate


Essential requirements for the role:


  • Good communication skills


  • Time served apprentice with experience of heavy industry/mechanical installation


  • City & Guilds 2360 Parts 1 & 2 in Electrical installations or industry recognised equivalent


  • Excellent understanding/working knowledge of general electrical/electronic systems (1ph, 3ph supplies, motors etc)


  • Good understanding of electrical safety systems and requirements


  • Understanding of H&S requirements – HASAWA 1974, PUWER, Electricity at Work Regs 1989


  • Excellent, logical approach to fault finding Ability to work under pressure.


Desirable but not essential requirements for the role:


  • City & Guilds 2382 IEE Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (BS7671)


  • Level 3 NVQ Electro-technical Services or industry recognised equivalent


  • ISO 9001/14001/45001


  • Knowledge of working with preventative maintenance systems


  • MEWP licence – training will be given


  • Experience of working with induction heating – training will be given


  • Testing and inspection


Further details / Benefits


  • Working Hours – Monday – Thursday 7am – 4.45pm (10 minute break and 30 minute lunch break) 37 hours per week


  • 5 weeks holiday per year plus all recognised English public holidays


  • Company pension scheme


  • Free life assurance


Hourly rate is dependent upon qualifications and experience.


COVID-19 precautions

Remote interview process

Personal protective equipment provided or required

Social distancing guidelines in place

Virtual meetings

Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place