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DATE ADDED: Sun 01/12/2019

Mechanical Technician

Alton, UK


JOB TYPE: Apprenticeship, FullTime

Mechanical Technician
£35,000 £40,000

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Technician on a full-time permanent basis based in the Hampshire area. My client operates the largest onshore gas storage facility in the UK, a top tier COMAH site and due to continued success, the company requires a mechanical technician to join the team.
The Mechanical Technician shall undertake activities relating to maintenance and operation of the production and gas plant facilities.
The Mechanical Technician is required to do the following;
Identify, schedule, carry out and record mechanical maintenance checks.
Identify, schedule, carry out and record non-routine mechanical maintenance repairs.
Carry out the routine servicing of pumps, valves, motors, air compressors etc.
Assist/carry out vendor specified routine maintenance.
Removal and monitoring of pipeline corrosion systems.
Maintaining of all site services in good working order and applicable to safe working practices.
Where possible and available, responding to 24-hour call outs or giving advice on plant breakdowns outside normal working hours.
Carrying out of general housekeeping to ensure facilities are maintained clean and tidy and free of preventable hazards.
Assist other technicians or operational staff as necessary or advised and being able to exhibit a general understanding of the process, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation systems and their working.
Assisting during the installation and commissioning of new plant facilities.
Through training seminars and liaison with equipment suppliers, obtain knowledge of the equipment relating to maintenance requirements and techniques to enhance the efficiency and quality of the in-house servicing performed.
The Mechanical Technician is required to have the following;
Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience on equipment related to the installed mechanical facilities
Served a Mechanical apprenticeship or hold a minimum of NVQ level 3
The ability to work on their own or with others, with the minimum of supervision and to assume overall responsibility for the carrying out of routine and nonroutine maintenance tasks
An understanding of the workings of the oil and gas industry advantageous
Experience working on equipment and machinery used within refiners, or within the oil and gas, nuclear, petrochemical, pharmaceutical or similar industries
Hold a current valid UK driving licence and be PC literate
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