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Mechanical Shift Maintenance Engineer / Fitter

Job Description

Our client an established Chemicals Manufacturing business are currently looking to recruit an experienced and apprentice trained Mechanical Shift Engineer working a 4 on 4 off split shift pattern of 2 days and 2 nights (12 hour shifts).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical preventative and reactive maintenance work in an industrial environment working on equipment such as gearboxes, pumps, mechanical seals, pipework etc.
  • Mechanical plant installation and modification work
  • Operation of a boiler, waste solvent incineration and emissions abatement plant
  • Statutory inspections - pressure testing, plant integrity and commissioning work
  • The use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
  • The ability to use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information to assist with all works
  • Work in accordance with the company safe systems of work and permit to work systems

Candidate Requirements:

  • Hold City & Guilds level 3 or equivalent NVQ Level 3 qualification in a Mechanical Fitting / Engineering Discipline - ESSENTIAL
  • Ideally hold a recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship
  • Previous Experience / Training with MEWP's, Abrasive Wheels, and Confined Spaces Mechanically would be highly desirable