Mechanical Technician

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
Isle of Wight
£35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£35000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Pack
Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd
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Main Purposes

- Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, providing technical support to the operations team, in undertaking Planned and Reactive Maintenance.
- Ensuring the mechanical plant achieves a high state of availability, and reliability through continuous improvement.
- Ensuring that all company and Legislative ‘Safe Systems of Work’ (SSW) are fully adhered to, including Near Misses, Incident Investigations, production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) providing support where required and implementation of any recommendations arising from such systems.


- Ensure maintenance team is compliant with appropriate Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental standards, policies and procedures.
- Assist in delivering the Maintenance Teams KPI's.
- Maintain record keeping for pressure vessels, hydraulic hoses, pressure relief valves and Lifting Equipment.
- Develop and implement engineering procedures, instructions, method statements and guidance documentation.
- Assist with scheduled and unscheduled outage activities as required, to ensure all aspects of Mechanical work are completed to program, in a safe and efficient manner.  
- Role Specific Responsibilities.
- Complete accurate maintenance reporting within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) whilst undertaking works as scheduled by this system.          
- Assist in identifying the failure modes for entire mechanical plant.
- Take part in a rotating shift pattern.

Qualification Requirements

- Recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship Scheme or ONC/HNC in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent.

Skill Requirements

- Ability to absorb information on scope, collate information, and make judgment on the condition of existing equipment and installations.
- Interpersonal skills/develop and maintain good working relationships with team and management.
- Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Power point and Outlook - desirable.
- Excellent Planning and Organisational skills, able to effectively prioritise and multi-task.
- Team Building Skills.
- Presentation Skills.
- Motivational Skills.
- High level of problem-solving skills.
- Punctuality and flexibility.

Experience Required

- 5 years engineering experience associated with:

- Mechanical system design/improvement/implementation
- Knowledge of Hazardous area engineering requirements
- Multiple mechanical industry processes 
- High-pressure steam systems
- Various valves and pump types
- Preparation of work scope packages for installation and commissioning
- Commissioning of industrial mechanical process systems

Behavioural competencies

- Explicit time management, with the ability to prioritise work against deadlines.
- Be able to articulate accurate and timely responses and be able to request clarifications and explanations where necessary.

Technical competencies

- Practical and proven understanding of the importance of health and safety associated with mechanical engineering through construction, operation, inspection and maintenance.
- Knowledge of the CDM Regulations.
- Ability to generate risk assessments and method statements as required for the process equipment.
- Broad knowledge of Mechanical equipment and its functional application.

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Contact Details:
Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd
Tel: (0) 1442 869 223
Contact: Kriss Ford

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