Electrical Engineer (West) vacancy

Electrical Engineer
West region - role covers Birmingham, South Wales, Buckingham and Somerset areas


The Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the Electrical Technician to ensure safe and efficient management of all electrical systems and generation associated with Captured Landfill Methane, Captured Mineral Methane and Power Response activities.

This job entails servicing, fault finding and repairing Electrical High Voltage (HV) and Low Voltage (LV) systems associated with electrical generation and distribution equipment - including transformers, switchgear, control panels, protection systems and associated plant.

Main duties

  • Complete corrective maintenance work orders in line with good engineering practice, so that site electrical defects are fixed first time
  • Carry out fault diagnosis and repairs on electrical systems to maximise plant availability
  • Act as Senior Authorised Person (SAP) up to 11kV
  • Organise and manage contractors responsible for major equipment maintenance
  • Ensure a thorough root cause analysis of major, complex or financially impactful breakdowns or events, delivering clear, concise reports, and supporting the implementation of any corrective actions
  • Review opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements
  • Produce and manage budgets for day-to-day operations and project work
  • Ensure compliance with Infinis’ procedures, SHE policies and relevant legislation
  • Provide effective leadership to the regional Electrical Technician
  • Travel to various sites within the West region (UK)


  • Predominantly support the West Regional Electrical team in delivering the successful completion of electrical maintenance activities on site
  • Support the National Electrical team when required, or as directed by the Electrical Engineering Manager, to ensure that the region can achieve their maintenance plan on time
  • Undertake development work as necessary to provide controlled modifications to plant and process within clear guidelines and procedures
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices
  • Meet and greet electrical contractors on site, induct and fill all necessary safety paperwork and documents so that work can be carried out safely
  • Monitor the work of contractors attending the repair of electrical high voltage and low voltage systems associated with electrical switchgear, transformers and generator sets
  • Assist the rebuild team to safely isolate and disconnect alternators before engine removal
  • Provide daily reports for the work carried out
  • Provide written monthly updates on programmes, issues and actions
  • Provide technical input to and review of project plans as required
  • Generate work scope and task lists for the projects
  • Attend project close-out meetings/lessons learned

Qualifications and experience

  • HNC/HND or degree qualified (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering
  • Strong background and experience within an associated field of industry
  • Proven technical knowledge and skills working with Alternators and HV systems
  • Good knowledge of Generation Plant and HV Systems
  • Experience of working with codes of practice and national and international standards
  • Ability to think logically and critically to solve problems
  • Ability to read and understand circuit diagrams
  • Have a desire and enthusiasm to learn
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to complete tasks within agreed timescales
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working to agreed schedules and ‘commercially aware’ in engineering solutions
  • Experience as a SAP up to 11kV


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus – target 25%
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with 6% employer contribution
  • Generous car allowance, laptop, mobile, uniform and PPE
  • Additional green benefits scheme


If interested in this post, please send your written application and CV to careers@infinis.com.
The closing date for applications is Friday 29 July 2022.