Mechanical Maintenance Technician

13 September 2022
£36,000 - £40,000 / year
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Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Maintenance Fitter / Mechanical Craftsman / Mechanical Engineer

 COMMUTABLE FROM:  Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bath, Swindon, Cirencester, Bristol


  • £36,000 – £40,000 + Overtime


COMPANY INFORMATION: My client specialises in the Environmental Services sector. An opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to work at an Energy from Waste Facility.


  • Time served apprentice qualified to NVQ level 3, BTEC, City and Guilds or equivalent as a minimum.
  • Experience of welding and fabrication desirable.
  • Extensive maintenance experience in the power generation sector. This can include Energy from Waste, CCGT, Oil, Coal or Biomass or time served Armed Forces engineer.
  • 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.
  • Salary dependent upon experience and successful completion of site training programme.


  • 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.
  • Ensure all routine maintenance tasks are completed on time and recorded in the plants maintenance management system.
  • Ensure all emergent work is prioritised, completed in a timely manner and recorded in the plants maintenance management system.
  • Assist the Mechanical Engineer by reviewing, updating, and modifying the plants maintenance plans in the plant’s maintenance management system.
  • Assist in the development of work scopes & supervise contractors during the plant’s annual outage.
  • Manage plant improvement projects from evaluation through to implementation.
  • Train to be the lead authority on the maintenance and operation of selected plant systems and equipment.
  • To maintain all equipment as directed by the Mechanical Engineer and report any defects or incorrect operation.
  • 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 Mechanical Engineer.
  • Assist the Mechanical Engineer to manage statutory inspections ensuring all documentation is completed and up to date.
  • Assist Mechanical Engineer with arranging and managing maintenance service contracts for specialist equipment.
  • Manage annual maintenance and servicing contracts for selected plant equipment and systems.
  • Assist in co-ordinating mechanical maintenance activities and assist other disciplines where necessary during planned or unplanned shutdowns.
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of apprentices.
  • Support the plants operation on a 24/7 basis by attending call outs and working overtime as and when required.


RoS International Ltd is a well-established and respected Engineering and Technical Recruitment Company.  Since 1991 we have been placing staff into both permanent and contract vacancies throughout the UK.

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