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Facilities Electrical Engineer - Greenock, UK

The purpose of this role as an electrical engineer is to assist in the operation and maintenance of the site's electrical infrastructure to ensure safe, reliable delivery of power.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/knowledge. However, where gaps exist, training will be provided by other site electrical engineers, and/or by external training bodies:

  • Sound understanding of electrical distribution systems
  • Ensure compliance to site specific, national and international standards and local legislation, IET wiring regulations, HSE guidance, ATEX, COMPEX, etc.
  • Knowledge of electrical plant & equipment typical of a building services / facilities department e.g. UPS, lighting systems, fire detection systems, back-up power generation systems, HVAC plant & controls
  • Sound understanding of electrical distribution systems
  • Experience of permit to work systems
  • Experience of maintenance/repair activities on electrical plant and equipment
  • Possess a good understanding of relevant legislation and be aware of statutory requirements in connection with electrical installation/maintenance activities
  • Ability to understand electrical drawings and fault find on electrical plant and equipment
  • Good communication skills with the ability to organize tasks, develop work packages and successfully oversee to completion
  • Experience in liaising with and organizing maintenance/installation contractors
  • Experience in working as a High Voltage Authorized Person (if not experienced in this aspect, the candidate must be willing to undertake training to become an HV Authorized Person for the site)
  • Support and maintain reliability, accuracy and availability of automation equipment and systems. This includes contributing to keep automation programs backup updated, identifying redundant and obsolete systems, record modifications, maintaining an up-to-date library of all software and hardware within the facilities group, ensuring disaster recovery capability for all systems that are based mainly on logic controllers interfaced to computing systems and other technologies as required for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting purposes
  • Project management experience (desirable but not essential)

You will receive day-to-day guidance from the Facilities Engineering Manager and assistance from other site engineers. Necessary training on existing systems will be provided, so a willingness to learn and train is required. Candidate is expected to deal with problem situations as they occur in addition to carrying out proactive maintenance and ensuring that all relevant documentation is completed and updated. Candidate is expected to communicate with engineers, managers and external contractors/suppliers to resolve problems and to provide guidance to Diodes Incorporated personnel.



Ideally, candidate will have all of the following, but training will be funded and supported in any gap areas as required:

  • Degree/HND/HNC or an equivalent qualification in an electrical discipline combined with experience in electrical engineering/ maintenance
  • IEE Wiring Regulations 18th Edition BS 7671
  • Inspection and Testing C&G 2391 or C&G 2395-0
  • C&G 6037 HV Systems Operations


In this role you will be required to work a 40-hour week, Mon – Fri, 08:30 to 5:00

To apply please email your CV to gfabrecruitment@eu.didoes.com Note: Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.