DESIblitz Job: Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician

Contract,Part Time S6, Wadsley, Sheffield
£19/hour (up to) depending on experience
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Independent Forgings and Alloys

Maintenance Electrician

Key Details

Work hours: 37.5 or 40 hours per week contracts offered (great OT opportunities)

Location: Hillsborough, Sheffield

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

Independent Forgings and Alloys (IFA) is one of Britain’s leading independent aerospace and industrial forgings manufacturers. Expanding rapidly the company operates the largest range of open and closed die forging equipment found anywhere in Europe In addition the company operates heat treatment, testing, inspection and machining making the 14 acre site a busy and exciting place to work. The aim of this business is to manufacture high-integrity, open-die and closed-die forged components in nickel alloy, titanium, stainless steel and carbon alloys for customers and tier-one suppliers within the aerospace, nuclear, power generation, marine, Formula 1 as well as oil and gas sector.

Main Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager and working on two shifts, you will work as part of a team to ensure that the company is able to operate safely and efficiently.

5 key areas are:

  • Complete planned preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Attend and react to breakdown situations.
  • Work alongside sub-contractors when necessary.
  • Installation of new equipment.
  • Carrying out general site and building electrical maintenance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Planned Preventative Maintenance tasks
  • Installation of new plant
  • Planning electrical maintenance tasks for completion during the shutdown
  • Development and upgrading of existing equipment
  • Good knowledge of safety and permit to work systems
  • Reactive Maintenance
  • Inspection and testing of electrical equipment

Skills and Experience


  • Experience in a heavy duty industrial environment.
  • Experience of fault finding, wiring and instrumentation work.
  • Preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Reactive maintenance and fault finding on PLC.
  • Pro-active and self-motivated personality.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team.


  • Experience in PAT testing.
  • Experience in multi-skilled working which might include mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic systems.



  • a fully skilled Electrician who has an NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent), 17th Edition qualification or similar

Company principles and culture

Our vision of success through integrity is supported by our core values:

  • Working Safely – safety is a priority in all that we do, both the safety of all on site and the provision of a safe product.
  • Teamwork – by working respectfully together on teams across our business, we build great relationships, recognize outstanding contributions and create the environment for our highly skilled workforce to support our customers in meetings their requirements.
  • Continually Improving Quality and Performance – our teams are excellent at what they do and are constantly working to improve our processes.

Why work for us?

At IFA we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As one of the UK’s leading steel manufacturing company we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service to the company and our customers.

We offer you:

Competitive pay and excellent overall earnings potential.

Job security

Holidays – you will have 33 days holiday, including bank holidays.

Pension scheme – IFA wants to provide its employees a good foundation for the life after work and hence offers a 5% contribution. The pension scheme comes along with further discounts on health, travel and rescue insurances.

Bonus scheme – this is linked to team and company performance.

Westfield cash plan – IFA provides level 1 health cash plan which comes along with numerous discounts and special offers, including gym discounts, online, high street and grocery retailers and many more.

Death in service payment, full company sick pay and long service rewards.

Tax efficiency schemes including the Cycle to Work.

Gympass membership – access to a national selection of gyms and swimming pools

Free work wear and PPE.

On-site parking is available.

Trust – we encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.

Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Training options to develop skills.

Work- life balance.

If this has drawn your interest, we would be delighted to hear from you! Please hit the apply now button and upload your CV.

For further information please visit our website.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Posted 2 months ago