Maintenance/Mechanical Engineer (industrial)

M & N
BN27 3RP
£10 - £14 per hour DOE
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to the company expansion M & N Electrical and Mechanical Services Ltd are seeking to employ a full-time Mechanical Engineer/ Mechanical Fitter to join their busy team servicing and repairing wastewater equipment for Water Utility companies in the UK. You will operate from our branch in Hailsham, East Sussex.

We are seeking an apprentice trained or experienced Maintenance/Mechanical Engineer with environmental engineering experience maintaining industrial equipment, fault finding on heavy industrial machinery in a reactive industrial environment.

The Company will provide a service vehicle, basic PPE and specialist tools required to carry out the work. Travelling may be required which may require staying away from Monday to Fridays. A willingness to work away from home and undertake overtime as required is essential.

The successful Maintenance /Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical Fitter) must have previous experience in an engineering plant environment carrying out the following:

- Repairing
- Fault finding down to component level
- Break down cover on a Rota basis
- Stripping and rebuilding machinery/ pumps/ heavy industrial equipment
- Planned preventative maintenance (Industrial equipment & pumps)
- Use of initiative and good team skills is essential to succeed in this maintenance position
- Water industry/environmental experience desirable
- Welding/fabrication and gas cutting experience desirable, TIG & MIG
- HGV license desirable but not essential

Working week: 40 hours plus overtime. Travelling time paid.



- Served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship City & Guilds qualified or equivalent experience (essential)
- Confined spaces to City and Guilds (desirable)
- Banksman slinger/crane supervisor (desirable)
- Manual handling qualification (desirable)
- Welding qualification (desirable)
- HGV Licence (desirable)

Knowledge & Skills (essential)

- Sound knowledge of Industrial mechanical installation and maintenance
- Basic knowledge of Health & Safety in connection with the construction industry (desirable)
- Ability to record detailed and accurate repairs information relating to jobs
- Access and interpret technical instructions using mobile electronic equipment
- Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure work is completed within set timescales
- Ability to carry out site inspections and compile survey reports for quotation purposes
- Carry out fault finding down to component level
- IT literate - good computer skills

Experience (essential)

- Ideally minimum of 5 years practical experience working on industrial equipment
- Experience of working with a range of portable tools, small plant & equipment to enable work to be carried out
- Installation, commissioning and setting up of mechanical /electrical equipment and controls
- Basic electrical skills such as safe isolation, cable terminations, ganding off (desirable)

Interpersonal Skills (essential)

- Able to communicate effectively to the customer and company management
- To work as part of a team and to co-operate with other staff / trades
- Conduct the work activities in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the company

Other Factors (essential)

- Must hold current valid driving licence
- Able to carry out work some distance from base which requires overnight stays
- Able to work outside on sites which are connected with wastewater (sewage)
- Capable of working at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or mechanical equipment
- Undertake training and work as part of a confined space team
- Able to participate in repairs and maintenance out of hour's emergency service when required
- Able to carry out work tasks that involve physical strength, stamina, standing, kneeling or crouching

Should you match the above requirements please send your CV through immediately as this role is actively being recruited now.