Mechanical Technician

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Salary Description
Great benefits package, Monday to Friday, Permanent
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We are currently looking for a Mechanical Technician to join our client in TA2,

Monday - Friday 08.00 - 16.00



Responsible for the performance and maintenance of all Mechanical equipment at the facility. As a technician, the role is to make sure that these systems and processes are maintained to a high standard and assisting the Maintenance Manager and Operations team in ensuring the reliability and safety of the plant.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Abide by all company and site safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all health, safety and environmental concerns, near misses and incidents via the site reporting system.
  • To maintain, inspect and test all equipment as directed by the Maintenance Manager, and report any defects or incorrect operation.
  • Assist in co-ordinating Mechanical maintenance activities and assist other disciplines where necessary during planned or unplanned shutdowns.
  • To work toward the safe and timely repair of failed equipment.
  • To investigate and rectify Mechanical faults and minimize plant downtime.
  • To recommend plant spares holdings to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Assist the Maintenance Manager to manage statutory inspections ensuring all documentation is completed and up to date.
  • Support the wider maintenance department and site teams as situations dictate.
  • To ensure that all Mechanical equipment is correctly operated, maintained and tested.
  • Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule and report any irregularities.
  • Interact with Operations personnel in regard to fault finding, test, modification to process equipment, updating of drawings and carry out defect rectification in line with the defect reporting system.
  • Liaise with contractors as the need arises.
  • Assist with stores and stock control.
  • Apart from the duties summarised in your job description, the company reserve the right to include other reasonable duties which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work.


 Essential Characteristics:


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively at different levels of the hierarchy.
  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible.
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.
  • Ability to work well within a team and independently.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to prioritise work load with strong analytical, decision making skills.


Experience for the role:


  • Extensive operations experience in the power generation sector. This can include Energy from Waste, CCGT, Oil, Coal or Biomass or time served maintenance discipline.
  • Exposure to working in demanding and dynamic environments, with a proven ability to remain calm and offer consistent leadership.
  • Knowledge of all relevant facility consents, H&S legislation, safe working environments, safety rules and outages.


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