Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Mechanical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dartford, Kent
Salary: Up to £32000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH11675_1519295959
Contact Name: Lauren White
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2018 10:39

Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Location: Dartford

Salary: £32,000


Our Client is one of the UK's leading provider of Environmental solutions, offering a full range of Waste and Energy Recovery services through a vast and growing network of Plants and Facilities across the country. They pride themselves in transforming what we as a nation tend to discard into a valuable resource, always maintaining the focus on reducing the carbon footprint and limiting the impact on the environment itself. As such they are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join one of their established plants in Dartford.

What you will be doing

  • Planning and carrying out maintenance and repair of plant and ancillary equipment, as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Providing a safe and efficient service ensuring that Health & Safety is at the forefront of working practice and that all organisational procedures and safe systems of work are adhered to at all times.
  • Attending site for unplanned breakdowns out of hours to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Working with the maintenance team to ensure the completion of reactive and planned maintenance plus plant modifications to improve the efficiency and reliability of the plant.
  • Working closely with Site Production Supervisors, ensuring material quality/products are maintained to a high standard Undertaking fault finding, diagnostics and corrections
  • Ensuring that process plant and equipment operates effectively and efficiently during the shift period.
  • Close liaison with the Plant Manager and Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Ensuring that the plant as set up and operated produces product to an agreed specification.

What you will need

To be considered for this position you will need to have a recognised Level 3 HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar. You will have experience of working with low levels of supervision in a high-pressure production environment. Maintenance experience from within a relevant industry (power generation, energy from waste, waste management, heavy process) is a must.

What's in it for you…

This is a excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's leading specialists in the Waste and Energy recovery sector. This is a rota-based position with overtime available. For more information please contact Lauren White on 02392 222 965, emailing your CV to

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