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Plant Maintenance Engineer/Technician


Job description

Job Overview

We are currently seeking a skilled technician to join our busy servicing and hire department. The successful candidate will be able to service, diagnose and repair all types of plant equipment. Electrical and battery hand tools experience would be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities

• Equipment pre-delivery inspections completed.

• Equipment service, diagnosis, repair and/or test completed as scheduled to departmental and Company standards.

• Continue to meet performance targets.

• Diagnose faults and diligently undertake all core and other trade works, as instructed, ensuring that the quality of work meets the highest standards and that targets are achieved.

• Cost up customers repair for parts and labour to be included in admin quotes.

• Ensure general workshop tidiness.

• Maintain tools, plant, and equipment while ensuring general workshop tidiness.

• Ensure the general security of tools, plant, and equipment and of workshop areas.

• Set up and operate equipment following manufacturers’ guidelines and/or procedures.

• Carry out precision measuring/testing of equipment following clear set procedures.

• Provide standard guidance and advice to apprentices through on-the-job training.

• Maintain accurate records of works undertaken including job tickets and timesheets and other required paperwork.

• Responsible for any assigned vehicle's maintenance checks on a daily basis, reporting defects or similar to the line manager as soon as possible where applicable.

• Must be available and responsible for emergency calls during working hours for any work as instructed.

Skills and Experience

• Vocational qualification, e.g., HND/HNC, City & Guilds and/or SVQ Level 3 in relevant subject (or equivalent).

• Diesel generator and air compressor experience.

• Pressure washer experience would be an advantage.

• Good mechanical and technical knowledge and understanding.

• Have a current valid driving licence.

• Working knowledge of relevant systems, equipment, and processes.

• Good understanding of relevant regulations and procedures including Health and Safety requirements.

• The ability to work on their own and make decisions relevant to the successful outcome and conclusion of the equipment servicing, repair, and test processes.

• Be I.T. literate and have good analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.


• Employee discount

• Staff uniforms

• Death in Service benefit

• Staff social events

• Cycle to work scheme

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holiday after 1 year

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