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NES Fircroft

2021-11-24 14:30:07

Job location Kingston, Sussex, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Engineering

Job description

Purpose: This job description details responsibilities for the Mechanical Technician reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Primary purpose of role: Working as part of the efficient, effective, Saltend Chemicals Park multidisciplinary technician team, completing maintenance activities, breakdown support, installation works and engineering support for activities on equipment.

Major duties:

  • Complete all assigned tasks to required SHEQ and business standards & times including but not limited to investigation, troubleshooting, planned repair scopes, preventative and predictive maintenance, equipment installation and projects.
  • When required seek appropriate technical or safety guidance from competent persons. Whenever necessary, stop the job if unsafe or unsure.
  • Complete high quality job reporting through CMMS failure reporting, maintenance issue notifications, lessons learned (particularly on repeatable tasks such as PM's), and feedback to appropriate persons.
  • Initiate equipment registration requests for changes in equipment hardware and/or data resulting from maintenance activities.
  • Assist other team members in identifying, specifying and actioning spares purchase requisitions.
  • Complete work place safety and condition audits as required.
  • Continuously seek, suggest and deliver improvements to drive quality of maintenance execution.
  • Produce and contribute to maintenance procedures, work plans, project scoping documents and contractor work scopes.
  • Supervise contractor personnel, ensuring work is technically correct and meets site SHEQ procedures.
  • Work alongside other members of the Engineering and Maintenance/ Operations Team to review method statements, risk assessments & other required safety documentation for fitness for purpose.
  • Co-ordinate and monitor assigned maintenance contracts, balancing key business safety and commercial goals and through effective auditing, ensuring quality and safety standards.
  • Understand and apply current standards and legislation, including PSSR, DSEAR, HASAWA, LOLER.
  • Maintain own competence, completing & applying required training, development, knowledge & skills.
  • Assist the Operations team with out of hours call out technical support.
  • Present the role of Mechanical Technician in a positive, professional manner, taking responsibility for personal outcomes within job responsibilities and results.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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