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Maintenance Technician

Dagenham, Permanent, £35-39k
Reference: AJ0519

Our client

A leading International Waste Management Company is looking for a Maintenance Technician

Main responsibilities:

  • Liaise closely with the Maintenance Manager and operations staff in all respects to ensure efficient and effective planned and reactive maintenance at all times
  • Assist in the administration of the clients CMMS (computerised Maintenance Management System) to ensure its accuracy at all times. To be used for all maintenance activities.
  • Assist in mechanical and electrical plant upgrades as assigned by the Maintenance Manager to ensure they are completed on time and effectively
  • Assist in the implementation and control of the company’s mechanical, electrical and general working safely policies.
  • Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent reoccurrence and minimise downtime
  • To be available for planned maintenance shutdown periods (reasonable notice will be given)
  • Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology
  • Ensure good communications with colleagues
  • Attend all nominated training modules as necessary
  • Provide permits to work and control contractors as necessary
  • Travelling and working between sites as and when require

Essential Training / Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Served Electrical/Mechanical Engineers with the relevant City & Guilds/ONC or higher
  • Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills are required along with the ability to work on your own initiative whilst also being part of a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Must be used to working in a fast moving operational environment and have excellent problem solving skill

Experience required:

  • You will have hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge along with PLC, inverter, instrumentation and control experience
  • Knowledge of various mechanical drive arrangements, including simplex, duplex, chain, belt, gearboxes and transmission equipment is required
  • You must hold a valid driving licence and have experience in a heavy industrial or waste environment.
  • Experience of driving fork lift trucks, MEWP, confined space and working at height is desirable but not essential.


Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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