Power Distribution Technician

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
April 12, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08061

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Power Distribution Technician

Job Summary

Role: Power Distribution Technician Salary: £30-£34K Hours: 37.5 M-F (7am-3:30pm)
Location: Nanpean, St Austell, Cornwall (Drinnick site)

The role: Are you an Electrical Apprentice or Engineer, seeking a role where no two days are the same? Come join Imerys, a World Leader in Mineral based solutions and be part of our team.

Our technicians are carrying out planned, routine, and breakdown maintenance on HV Distribution and Generation networks in Cornwall and Devon.

You will be part of the Substation team at first, working on switchgear replacement and network modifications, prioritising all aspects of health, safety, environment and quality, eventually you will work on our overhead lines as well.

Your skills:

● Experience or willingness to train in all aspects of installation and maintenance of HV and LV distribution equipment, including cable jointing and termination, protection systems and metering.
● Experience in all aspects of 3 phase industrial wiring and maintenance including motor control circuits.
● Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
● Ability to work at Height.

What’s in for you? You will be working for Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified sets of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. We support your professional development including training, costs, offering a competitive salary and other benefits such as;
● Company sick pay entitlement after 6 months service,
● Life Assurance,
● Defined Contribution Pension Plan,
● 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays,
● Income Protection for DC members,
● Long Service awards,
● Reward Hub & Local Discounts,
● Flu Vouchers,
● Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme,
● Health & Wellbeing Programme, Eye Care Vouchers
● Cycle to work scheme
● Endeavour club (off site gym) to help you stay fit and healthy.

What we ask you in return:

● Completed an electrical indentured apprenticeship or equivalent
● A full driving licence (ability to tow trailers would be an advantage)
● Willingness to work extended duty or out of hours as required 
● Ability to work both indoors and outdoors

Qualifications & Experience: It would also be desirable to have;

● Experience and qualification in Electrical Testing
● Experience and qualification in PAT testing
● Knowledge and understanding in Fibre optic networks.
● Knowledge understanding of Overhead Line Networks.

To apply for this opportunity and to join Imerys, please follow the instructions below or contact; lia.welch@imerys.co.uk for more details.

Our people are important to us, our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and whilst maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you, we’re an organisation with a wealth of career and development opportunities that allow you to tap into your
full potential.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.