Maintenance Technician - Elect/Mech

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Lanesra Technical Recruitment
£30000 - £35000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Elec/Mech Maintenance Technician

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum


Our client is looking to strengthen their operations team within the Waste to Energy business. We require a Maintenance Engineer (Electro/Mechanical) for a scheme in Welland (near Lutterworth). The role is to carry out maintenance tasks, involving electrical and mechanical fault finding, defect rectification and routine maintenance activities Reporting directly to the Operations and Maintenance Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include;

* To carry out planned and breakdown maintenance on a variety of plant and apparatus including overhead cranes, rotating equipment, 415V motors, variable speed drives, switchgear, etc.
* To report, diagnose and remedy plant defects, proposing improvements where appropriate
* To assist during major maintenance periods, shut-downs, etc, as required to return plant to optimum availability and efficiency
* To propose and develop modifications to plant /apparatus as appropriate
* To liaise with operations staff and other maintenance staff as appropriate
* To supervise Company and Contractors staff as appropriate
* Participate on a 365 day rota and be contacted outside normal working hours to maintain plant availability & efficiency
* Maintain the workshop and other work areas in a clean, tidy and safe condition
* To be aware of and work within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems


* Having served a recognised apprenticeship will have detailed knowledge of all aspects of maintenance techniques
* Relevant maintenance qualifications
* Understanding of, and ability to interface with, P.L.C. controllers, SCADA systems & DCS
* Experience gained in a continuous process industry
* Some manual handling necessary
* Good communication with staff at all levels
* Able to work a rota that includes some weekend working to give overall maintenance cover 365 days per year
* Able to be contacted, and attend site, outside of normal hours if required
* Computer literate and able to train in computerised maintenance system