Electrical/Mechanical Assembly Technician

Location Leeds
Job Type Contract
Salary £22 - 25 per hour
Reference SM230045

** Electrical/Mechanical Assembly Technician **

Leeds/Yorkshire area

3-month contract initially

Rate: £22.00-£25.00p/h DOE Limited or Umbrella (Outside IR35)

I am working with a key client in West Yorkshire who are looking for an experienced Electrical/Mechanical assembly technician with bespoke engineering build experience, to work on capital automated equipment. You will be responsible for complex assembly build and testing, ready for site installation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read engineering drawings and schematics to tight tolerances in some instances and use hand tools
  • Electrical - building of machinery and overhaul from an electrical perspective
  • Power up – deal with any issues – fault find
  • Set up inverter drives – program auxiliary equipment, go online to see what’s going on
  • Run cables, terminate, Read schematics etc.
  • Working on and installing an array of equipment such as gearboxes, bearings, drives and motors etc.
  • Liaise with other teams and key stakeholders
  • Strong bespoke technical understanding to ensure mechanical and electrical specifications are met
  • Report any snagging issues or problems to Assembly Supervisor

The successful candidate:

  • NVQL3/apprentice trained/time served in mechanical/electrical engineering
  • Electrical/Mechanical fitter/Installations experience
  • Automated special purpose machinery build experience
  • Ability to read complex engineering drawings / schematics etc
  • Strong communication skills, with a keen eye for Health, Safety and Quality

The benefits of this position:

  • On-going work with likely extensions and further projects
  • Growing company, good positive working environment and team
  • Outside IR35 (Limited Co. suitable or Umbrella)

I am looking to speak to experienced skilled Assembly Fitters who are looking for a rewarding and challenging contract position. For more information, please contact Sam Martlew – Recruitment Specialist at ATA Recruitment.

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