Maintenance Electrician

BSW Timber Ltd.


Full Time Permanent Contact: BSW Recruitment Team Reference: MA337681ForME / 229

As the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, with 1700 employees and operations spanning the forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy sectors, BSW Timber Group is a rapidly developing multi-site business with a turnover in excess of £500m.

With 7 sawmills in the UK and one in Latvia, manufacturing and supplying a wide range of quality sawn products for a variety of industries, we’re constantly working together to create a sustainable future for British forests and woodlands.

Maintenance Electrician

  • Based Corpach, Fort William – PH33 7AP
  • £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
  • Rotating Shifts

Working alongside a team of Engineers, under the leadership of our Engineering Manager you will be responsible for providing a prompt and responsive fault diagnosis and repair service throughout the sawmill.

Specifically, some responsibilities of a Maintenance Electrician include:

  • Troubleshooting and testing equipment, controls, and software.
  • Repairing Mechanical, Pneumatic and Electromechanical Machinery.
  • Undertaking a variety of preventative and reactive maintenance duties.
  • Identifying solutions that will improve systems efficiency and reduce costs.

About You:

Alongside your solid background in electrical engineering, preferably gained within a manufacturing environment, you are confident in working alone or alongside a team. You’ll be technically minded and hold your work to a high level. In addition, you’ll have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good understanding of computer-based systems and software.
  • A high level of organisational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Problem solving skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines in a busy environment.
  • Experience of PLC systems.
  • Ideally hold C&G 17th or 18th Edition IEE Regulations qualifications (or equivalent).

In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. As well as the competitive salary, this position includes other benefits such as:

  • Discounted rate on a range of BSW products including Woodfuel Direct.
  • Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!
  • Confidential 24/7 support with the Well-being hub.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Funded learning and career development opportunities.
  • Company provided Life Assurance policy.

Interested? Click APPLY to send us your CV and complete our online application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th August 2021

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