Mechanical Maintenance Technician Nightshift

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician Nightshift
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Up to £45900.00 per annum + pension
Start Date: asap
Reference: 11556MG_1516200048
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2018 14:40

Job Description

Maintenance Technician (Mechanical bias)
£40,000 to £46,000 + benefits
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
We are currently recruiting two mechanical bias Maintenance Technicians to join the maintenance department of a 24/7 power plant in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. One is nightshift, the other day shift but covering shifts (holidays & sickness). This new environmentally friendly station, using proven technology, will produce electrical power from waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill.
Energy from waste is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK's power industry offering highly secure & lengthy careers.
Responsibilities... Reporting to the Maintenance Manager the Maintenance Technicians will be responsible for planned & preventative maintenance across the site, responding to breakdowns & conducting mechanical maintenance on plant / power generating equipment (conveyors, pumps, motors, etc.) to help ensure that the plant runs at optimum capacity with minimal downtime.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience... To be considered for this position you will need to have a recognised apprenticeship /ONC/ HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar. A level of supervision experience very advantageous with maintenance experience required from within a relevant industry (power generation, energy from waste, waste management, heavy process). Candidates from CCGT, coal & biomass power stations will also be considered as will those with an ex-forces background.
There are two positions available, both 40 hours per week. The first is permanent nights, working Sunday to Thursday from 10pm until 6am. ft. The second will be day work, typical hours 8am til 4pm, Monday to Friday, but covering holiday & sickness for technicians covering a rota including late & night shift.
There is a salary from £40,000 to c£46,000 plus benefits & including shift with both of these roles.
To apply for either position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary & package to or call 02392 288206 & speak with Matt George

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