Westlakes Recruit are currently recruiting for a EC&I Instrument Technician with a background in nuclear on a permanent basis, to be located in Workington .
As a Instrument Technician, your principal accountabilities are :
Offer knowledge and practical skills that ensure the safe and effective delivery of electrical manufacturing and installation including electrical maintenance activities.
Ensure all aspects of electrical activities are performed in a safe manner and comply with health and safety legislation.
Ensure and deliver safe standards of work that comply with health and safety legislation.
Obtain responsibility for the personal health, welfare and safety of those executing work.
Produce risk assessments, safe-working procedures and deliver safety conversations; Tool Box talks that actively engage the teams / individuals performing production tasks.
Ensure that all workshop and panel shop activities being undertaken are performed in a way to minimise any impact on the environment.
e.g. Waste segregation & management.
Undertake continuous in process inspection and testing activities, applying practical methods and corrective actions to deliver high standards at all stages of the process.
Ensure that equipment, services and information are available for the team to effectively complete all production demands.
Maintain communication that ensures efficient interaction with colleagues and guidance of support services during installation and manufacturing activities.
Read electrical drawings, assess the parts needed for a job and assist electrical engineer to place order.
Diagnose and repair electrical problems in commercial electrical systems, including fault finding, monitoring, rewiring, conduct routine maintenance and testing on electrical systems.
Install electrical systems to BS7671 (18th Edition) wiring regulations.
Carry out electrical control panel manufacturing from layout and schematic drawings, wiring DC and AC electrical motors (Star and Delta), earth loop impedance testing, insulation resistance testing, polarity and continuity testing.
To provide information, materials and support to the design team.
To issue materials and kit of parts.
To provide technical input into work instructions and production methodology.
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