Maintenance Electrician – Shift – Buxton, Derbyshire

Maintenance Electrician – Shift


Buxton, Derbyshire


Job Introduction

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join our Tunstead Quarry close to Buxton in Derbyshire.  This role is easily commutable from Buxton, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Mansfield and the surrounding areas. 

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting to the Electrical lead, as our Maintenance Electrician, you will be responsible for undertaking plant maintenance, repairs and improvements to ensure maximum reliability of all plant associated areas and to assist team members in all aspects of plant operation.

Your responsibilities as the Maintenance Electrician will include:

Respond to plant breakdowns, when necessary and be responsible for the correct and efficient repair of equipment keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the maintenance plan whilst complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards

Continue to improve plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability

Contribute to the in-house development of the Computer Maintenance Management System

In support of the maintenance and operations functions, you will utilise documents, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated guidelines for the safe and efficient maintenance of equipment within the Electrical Engineering department as appropriate


The role of Maintenance Electrician is a shift role so you will be required to work a set shift pattern; with overtime available to meet with the site needs.

The Ideal Candidate

The role of Maintenance Electrician is a varied, complex and rewarding position that requires:

ESSENTIAL – Level 3 Apprentice trained Electrician and – ONC/NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering

17th Edition – BS7671 I.E.E Regulations and Legislation as a minimum, with 18th Edition preferred

Have experience of TPM methodology and Continuous Improvement 

Working knowledge of relevant electrical and control engineering maintenance principles and practices, and experience of working in a relevant heavy engineering industry

Working knowledge and experience of Industrial Low Voltage power distribution systems 

A good working understanding of PLC’s and the use of the associated tools and techniques for the interrogation of the software

Knowledge and understanding the operation of AC Drives and Motors

Knowledgeable in the area of Predictive Maintenance

Experience in working with a Computer Maintenance Management System

Experience with Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode & Effect Analysis tools/techniques

Understands database systems as relevant to planned maintenance and logging of shift activities

Able to design simple electrical systems and draw schematic diagrams then transfer the information into practical use

Know how to perform electrical statutory tests and inspections and understand safe use of electrical test and measuring instruments

An understanding of mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics and understand National and International codes and symbols used on drawings and specifications

Ability to learn Health and Safety rules applicable to each department regarding their own and other operators’ safety

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

Contributory pension scheme

Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.

Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Access to join our Employee Communities ( employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+ , Parents & carers, Ability , Wellbeing,  Female voice and menopause

Training and development opportunities


Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 


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