Updated 18th May 2021

Job Description

We have a vacancy for a multi skilled maintenance technician with an electrical bias and 18th edition electrical.


  • Maintain varied range of equipment including brake presses, weld sets, guillotines, power rolls, manipulators, radial arm drills, electrical wiring installation & PAT testing
  • Support Team Leaders and Production Manager in embedding continuous improvement
  • Carry out root cause diagnostics and implementing process improvements
  • Develop, implement and review preventative maintenance routines
  • Monitor manufacturing equipment performance and Quality inspections
  • Maintain stocks of appropriate spares and critical spare parts
  • Work on own initiative with a pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Support & carryout project work as directed by the Production Manager


  • 18th edition electrical.
  • Time served electrician or equivalent with a minimum of 3 year’s experience.
  • Formal qualifications/experience in electrical wiring installation and inspection, whilst not essential is desirable.

Job Type: Full-time

Mon - Thu 08.00-16.15 Fri 08.00-14.30 with the possibility of overtime



Telephone +44 (0)191 512 0677 (6 lines)

FAX +44 (0)191 512 0745

Postal address

2 Gadwall Road, Rainton Bridge South, Houghton le Spring,

Tyne & Wear, DH4 5NL,


Electronic mail

General Information / Sales : info@WessingtonCryogenics.com

Directions to Wessington Cryogenics
We are situated just off the A690 between Durham and Sunderland.
Nearest airport : Newcastle International Airport
Nearest Train Station : Durham
Closest Motorway Exit : Junction 62, A1M