Electrical Technician

Company Overview

At Jones Engineering, we have over 130 years’ experience as a world class engineering contractor. Our core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services we provide include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying. We offer competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.

Role and Responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completing periodic inspection and testing of the electrical installations site wide, including carrying out on-going preventive maintenance and remedial repair works to ensure compliance
  • The areas are predominantly hazardous (ATEX) rated areas so a high level of attention to safety is required
  • The scope includes:
    – Continuity testing of the protective conductors and main supplementary equipotential bonding
    – Resistance of protective conductor
    – Insulation resistance
    – Polarity
    – Fault loop impedance (testing/calculation)
    – Verification of operation of RCD’s (including tripping times)
    – Floor conductance
    – Lightning protection
    – Ground earths
    – Interpreting technical drawings and diagrams
    – Management of the RAMS and forward communication with area supervisors
    – A strong awareness of health and safety and good housekeeping is essential as well as attention to detail

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

Key Competencies Required

  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Highly motivated
  • Demonstrate good problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Plan, organise and communicate effectively
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Show a positive attitude
  • Recognise the need for good customer relations
  • Demonstrate good work practices including time keeping, tidiness, responsibility, quality awareness and safety awareness

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Minimum Level 6 of the QQI Certificate in Electrical Craft Practice or equivalent
  • Have completed the Electrical Verification & Certification course with a Qualified Certifier (QC) number
  • Demonstrable a high level of technical knowledge with practical application
  • A high degree of computer literacy
  • A current CompEx certificate would be advantageous