Maintenance Technician (Mechanical Bias)

Location : Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England
Job Ref : AL160
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £12 - 14 per hour

Description

Maintenance Technician (Mechanical Bias)

Location: Ilkeston 

Salary: £12 – £14 p/h

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Mechanically Biased Maintenance Technician on behalf of one of our clients.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Overhaul equipment to manufacturer’s/site standards in order to provide cost effective maintenance on site and keep all processes operational.
  • Carrying out repairs/adjustments as required during routine and planned preventative maintenance.
  • Identifying the cause of plant or equipment failure.
  • Assist in site inspection/testing activities as required, within own area of competence.
  • Work flexibly in all required areas of the site and in close co-operation with other members of the engineering team.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that good housekeeping standards are maintained in their own activities, including the safe removal of all scrap engineering materials/general rubbish for their area of work.
  • To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the maintenance manager.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • The position requires an individual with good Mechanical Maintenance Engineering skills, evidenced by qualifications and/or is time-served, and a hands-on approach. 
  • Good working knowledge of fitting and fabrication skills and techniques, pumps, pipework, electrical installations, single and three phase, hydraulic systems and plant/machinery, and will be able to pass on his skills to junior members of the team.

Location: Ilkeston

Salary: £12 – £14 p/h

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