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Maintenance Electrician

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We are recruiting for an Maintenance Electrician to work on a manufacturing plant in Houghton Le Spring. The role will involve both planned and reactive maintenance of current and new equipment.

The ideal candidate will have hands on electrical experience within a manufacturing environment. You will have basic mechanical knowledge. 

There will be a requirement to be on call out of working hours with a 4 hour payment guaranteed if have to attend site.  

The successful candidate must be familiar with PLC controlled equipment and will be qualified to at least 17th (preferably 18th) edition wiring regulations. Would need to be willing to perform general maintenance tasks around the plant so it will not be focussed purely on electrical work.


This vacancy will start on a temporary basis but will lead to a permanent position after successfully completing a trial period. 

Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future. 

How to apply


Ref KES-V/5159-EZM9

Job title Maintenance Electrician

Area Houghton Le Spring

Salary Negotiable, dependent upon experience

Hours of work 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Permanent / Temporary Temporary