Mechanical Technician

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gail Hodgson

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Published: 6 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group is looking for an experienced Mechanical Technician on behalf of our client based in Beckton, London. This is a full time staff position.

The Opportunity

Located in south-east London, Beckton Combined Heat & Intelligent Power Plant (CHiP) is fuelled by bio-liquids powering a MAN B&W marine 2 stroke diesel engine coupled to a 13 MW generator. Exhaust gases drive a turbo generator feeding the local LV site distribution system, before being treated through a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system, then released to atmosphere.

Due to the promotion of the previous role holder, we’re now inviting applications for the role of Mechanical Technician to join our client's busy, dedicated site team. In this days-based role, you’ll complete a range of hands-on maintenance responsibilities across our 24/7 site, maintaining and problem solving on our huge Mann Diesel engine – (the power behind our power,) pumps, valves and everything mechanical at plant. Your contributions will also drive continuous improvement and deliver planned, unplanned and outage maintenance and projects.

To be successful, you’re also passionate about delivering maintenance excellence, safely and efficiently, have a keen eye for detail, actively problem solve and, work confidently both independently and as part of a team. You’re also committed to developing yourself and delivering improvements. You’ll be supported with personalised on the job training, coaching and twice-yearly development reviews to develop your competence.

Your principle responsibilities include:

  • Mechanical engineering and maintenance: investigating, troubleshooting, planned repair scopes, preventative and predictive maintenance, equipment installation and projects.

  • Defect rectification, emergent and project work relating to rotating and stationary equipment, providing timely feedback and updating the Shift Log and the Site CMMS (Agility).

  • Producing and improving maintenance procedures, work plans, project and contractor work scopes.

  • Updating the CMMS. 

Minimum Requirements: 

To be successful you must have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Mechanical apprenticeship including NVQ3 or equivalent qualification in mechanical discipline

  • Working in a 24/7 industrial process completing mechanical investigations, troubleshooting, planned repairs, predictive & preventative maintenance, equipment installation, fault finding.

  • Maintaining rotating equipment, steam raising systems, piping and valves.

  • Working to business, SHEQ and legislative requirements: PSSR, DSEAR, HASAWA, LOLER.

  • Use of CMMS to complete accurate reporting, trending and improvement. 

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.