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2021.10 Electrical Control & Instrumentation Technician




4 Oct 2021


Competitive salary, Permanent position

Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being an integral part of the project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. We are looking for team players with a can-do positive attitude that are willing to adapt in a dynamic workplace.

Currently working a 42.5 HR week on a Monday to Friday basis before moving onto a Shift pattern when in production.

Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained Electrical and mechanical Maintenance experience in metalliferous mining or quarrying, Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner, always upholding the standards of best practice

  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and as explained in Site Health and Safety rules/procedures

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures, and instructions

  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting, and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change

  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs

  • Work in an organised and structured manner to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes

  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required

  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Working as part of the maintenance team

  • Reporting to the Department head with the ability to produce detailed reports

  • Perform planned preventative maintenance, compliance tasks and reactive works

  • Stripping and assembly of equipment

  • Test and Inspection of equipment, recording of defects and deficiencies

  • Fault finding and defect identification on electrical equipment and instrumentation

  • Use provided test and monitoring equipment to maintain, diagnose faults and repair defects

  • Assisting and working with contractors and vendors to carry out specific tasks

  • Write method statements and risk assessments

  • Have a strong understanding of safe systems of work and permit systems

  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions

  • Clean up of mine site from hazardous or obsolete material

  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner

Must have experience in the following areas:

  • Industrial electrical supply systems

  • 3 Phase motor control

  • Instrumentation and control systems

  • Pneumatic control

  • VSD and DOL starters

  • Fault finding

  • Test and inspection

  • CMMS

  • SCADA control and PLC systems

  • Mechanical knowledge

Necessary Qualifications:

  • o NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an Electrical discipline

  • o City & Guilds Electro technology

  • o 18th Edition electrical regulations

  • o Minimum of 5 years’ time served as a Qualified Technician

Desirable Qualifications.

  • Inspection and testing 2391

  • Confined space training

  • Working at height

  • Slinger and signalling

  • Full Driving licence

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant qualification and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous experience working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

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