Mechanical Technician

Full Time

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H9 Technical Recruitment are currently looking for a Mechanical Technician in Central Belt of Scotland area.

A great opportunity has become available to join our growing Maintenance Team working 42.5hours per week as part of a 4 on 4off Days Pattern. This role reports directly to the Location Manager or where provisioned, the Maintenance Manager.

Role & Responsibilities

The Mechanical Technician works as a member of a small maintenance team, (at times alone) and is responsible for the pre-planned maintenance duties, reactive maintenance duties and improvement activities and on all mechanical equipment across the Locations Plant whilst working within the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental processes and procedures at all times.

Responsible for performing of pre-planned and reactive maintenance tasks on a range of mechanical and electrical equipment including motors, valves, rotating plant, pumps, hydraulic packs, and conveyor systems ensuring that plant commercial performance, availability and reliability are maintained to a high level.
Fault finding/ maintaining of mechanical and associated control systems.
Conducting location oil sampling, greasing and lubrication routines.
Developing, conducting, and supporting continuous improvement activities, plant modifications, design work and outage preparations.
Maintaining the SynGas and Continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS).
Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS including, where required, the completion of maintenance reports and safety or environmental investigations.
Monitoring of the application of safe systems of work, including Putting People to Work, Authorisation to Work, and Company Safety Rules ensuring strict HSE compliance at all times.
When required assisting during major maintenance periods, shutdowns, outages etc. to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency.
Work alongside other technicians in the maintenance team to diagnose faults and where identified suggest equipment upgrades to prevent re-occurrence of common faults.
Conducting the duty of Acceptor as defined in the Company's Safety Rules.
Assist Location Management and other designated Location personnel in the development and review of Location Documentation such as, but not limited to, Standard Operating Procedures and maintenance manuals.
Identify and immediately report any accidents, incidents, near misses, observations or anomalies that have, or have the potential to affect the safety of the process or personnel.
Identify and immediately report plant defects, observations and anomalies that have, or have the potential to affect the safety of the process or which are noted to be abnormal to usual operations
Positively present the role of Maintenance Technician and the Maintenance Department to the rest of the Location site, the wider business, its contractors, and customers.
Undertake assigned duties in order to maintain site legislative compliance. Examples of such duties may be tooling inspections, ladder inspections and maintaining the Locations Written Scheme of Examination Records.
Manage and maintain the mechanical critical spares list and ensure the ongoing of availability of critical spares at the Location.
Ensure that an adequate supply of spares and consumables is maintained at the Location to minimise the risk of extended downtime in the event of a breakdown.
Where assigned budget lines support the Maintenance Manager in identifying site maintenance budgetary requirements and highlight upcoming expenditure.
Manage and evaluate, assigned engineering & maintenance projects, contracts, and contractors, ensuring they operate within agreed budgetary requirements, taking action to reduce costs.
Supervise and direct on-site contractors when required.
On a regular basis monitor and report the condition of the Location's stores and workshop. Where necessary take corrective action to bring them to the required standard and report any concerns to Location management.

Additional responsibilities may be undertaken, dependent upon business need.

Skills & Qualifications

HNC/D Qualification in Engineering
Recognised engineering apprenticeship
IOSH Managing Safely
Working knowledge of IBM Maximo or other CMMS
Safety focused with good understanding of a Permit to Work process