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Electrical Engineer - West Calder

Ref: 33 Date Posted: Friday 05 Apr 2019
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Permanent, full-time position, based at our Muirhall warehousing site in West Calder


The Muirhall Engineering team requires an experienced Electrical Engineer to assist them in maximising the availability of all electrical assets, maintaining or improving their original performance capability for as long as reasonably practicable.


Reporting to the Site Engineering Manager, the key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Ensuring that all engineering activities on and off-site are carried out in accordance with the necessary Company health and safety requirements, complying with the current legislation associated with an Upper Tier COMAH site, to maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Acts as the main responsible person for all onsite electrical equipment.
  • Operating the Company’s Maintenance Management System (MAXIMO), ensuring the robust collection and analysis of availability and operating data on key assets to demonstrate that performance standards are being achieved. 
  • Performing all planned and unplanned maintenance on electrical equipment, including the emergency lighting and sprinkler systems.
  • Operation and maintenance of the site’s fixed fire protection system.
  • Maintaining stores of critical electrical spares, liaising with suppliers to ensure the timely and cost effective delivery of spares, minimising any plant downtime.


To succeed in this role, the following skills and attributes are required:

  • A proven record of organising and prioritising maintenance operations.
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with external contractors.
  • A positive attitude with the desire to expand their skill set.
  • A passion for high quality workmanship and drive for better standards.


Qualifications and relevant experience:

  • EITB / City & Guilds or equivalent time served in an Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • Additional experience with mechanical engineering would be extremely beneficial.
  • IOSH Working Safely qualification.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of relevant HSE legislation relating to onsite maintenance of assets and process plant.
  • Previous experience of working on a COMAH site is desirable.


Closing date for applications is Friday 19th April, 2019.

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