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Electrical Technician

Valero Energy Ltd
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Oil & Gas
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Job Details

We currently have an opportunity to recruit an Electrical Technician within the Central Maintenance Department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe execution of maintenance activities on electrical and distribution systems located in a hazardous area environment.

Main Responsibilities 

•Operational switching, fault location, repair and maintenance of electrical distribution equipment up to 132kV, electrical switchgear, motors, motorised operated valves, uninterruptable power systems, control schemes and PLC systems.

•Carry out electrical preventative maintenance (PM’s) / inspections on hazardous area rated electrical equipment. 

•Application of basic reliability techniques and tools to further enhance the Refinery’s safety and reliability culture.

•Carry out electrical installations in compliance with the latest electrical wiring regulations.

•Technical support for contractors’ personnel engaged in electrical maintenance and installation activities.

•A commitment to provide out of hours call out cover and to work extended hours during busy periods.  


Qualifications & Skills


Candidates will be innovative and self-motivated with the ability to work independently with enthusiasm and minimal supervision. You will have completed a recognised training programme and have experience of working within the oil & gas industry or other continuous process industry. An aptitude for problem solving is essential and appropriate qualifications such as CompEx, City & Guilds, ONC/HNC or equivalent should be held. Qualifications in Electrical testing & inspection to BS7671 would be desirable.



Valero Energy Corporation, the world’s largest independent oil refiner, refines, markets and supplies energy products to the world from our refinery in Pembroke. Pembroke Refinery is one of Western Europe’s largest and most complex refineries, with a total throughput capacity of 270,000 barrels per day.

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01646 649478
Pembroke Refinery

SA71 5SJ
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