Power Distribution Technician


St Austell, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Advertised Salary: Competitive

Ref#: 145027

Role: Power Distribution Technician Salary: £30-£34K 
Hours: 37.5 M-F (7am-3:30pm) 
Location: Nanpean, St Austell, Cornwall (Drinnick site)

The role: 

Are you an Electrical Apprentice or Engineer, seeking a role where no two days are the same? 

Come join Imerys, a World Leader in Mineral based solutions and be part of our team.

Our technicians are carrying out planned, routine, and breakdown maintenance on HV 

Distribution and Generation networks in Cornwall and Devon.

You will be part of the Substation team at first, working on switchgear replacement and network modifications, prioritising all aspects of health, safety, environment and quality, eventually you will work on our overhead lines as well.

Your skills:
  • Experience or willingness to train in all aspects of installation and maintenance of HV and LV distribution equipment, including cable jointing and termination, protection systems and metering.
  • Experience in all aspects of 3 phase industrial wiring and maintenance including motor control circuits.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at Height.
What’s in for you? You will be working for Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified sets of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. We support your professional development including training, costs, offering a competitive salary and other benefits such as;

  • Company sick pay entitlement after 6 months service,
  • Life Assurance,
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan,
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays,
  • Income Protection for DC members,
  • Long Service awards,
  • Reward Hub & Local Discounts,
  • Flu Vouchers,
  • Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme,
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme, Eye Care Vouchers,
  • Cycle to work scheme and
  • Endeavour club (off site gym) to help you stay fit and healthy.
What we ask you in return:
  • Completed an electrical indentured apprenticeship or equivalent
  • A full driving licence (ability to tow trailers would be an advantage)
  • Willingness to work extended duty or out of hours as required
  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors
Qualifications & Experience: It would also be desirable to have;
  • Experience and qualification in Electrical Testing
  • Experience and qualification in PAT testing
  • Knowledge and understanding in Fibre optic networks.
  • Knowledge understanding of Overhead Line Networks.
To apply for this opportunity and to join Imerys, please follow the instructions below or contact; lia.welch@imerys.co.uk for more details.

Our people are important to us, our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and whilst maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you, we’re an organisation with a wealth of career and development opportunities that allow you to tap into your full potential.

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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