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Mechanical Technician

  • Salary: Up to £176 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 27/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87284

Mechanical Technician

Shoeburyness (Southend-on-Sea)

6 Month initial contract

Rates of up to £25 per hour

You will perform the duties of a multi-skilled technician at Shoeburyness and Foulness Island supporting the repair and maintenance activities associated to heavy process plant and equipment; servicing, fabrication and manufacturing parts / assemblies to supporting the site activities and differing work areas. This role could also require occasional working from alternative UK QinetiQ sites.

Key Knowledge, skills

  • Be able to maintain process plant and equipment both mechanically and electrically
  • Be able to respond to breakdowns and diagnose faults of plant and equipment then repair
  • Be able to fabricate parts/assemblies using various hand tools (powered and non-powered) and sheetmetal equipment, welding and oxy-acetylene equipment.
  • Be able to work from maintenance manuals and/or engineering drawings and within specified limits and use measuring equipment

Key Accountabilities

  • Carry out reactive, preventative and planned mechanical maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Responding to plant breakdowns and diagnosing faults of plant and equipment
  • Carry out the manufacture/fabrication of component parts and/or assemblies to support range activities
  • Install component parts and/or assemblies to support range activities
  • Modify component parts and/or assemblies to support range activitiesMaintain maintenance records
  • To support team members with other tasks when necessary
  • To help create and maintain a safe working environment including a high standard of housekeeping is maintained
  • Complete and/or update risk assessment associated with the activities within the role
  • Keep up-to-date electronic records for asset management and maintenance schedules
  • To contribute in continuous improvement activities
  • To carry out any other task where reasonable and relevant either at the Shoeburyness site or other UK sites

  • Essential Qualifications
  • Apprenticeship or similar vocational training

    Desirable Qualifications

  • Computer literacy training

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