hydraulic maintenance engineer in port talbot

08 November 2018
connor byrne, randstad cpe
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£ 21.07 per hour
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port talbot, wales
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£ 21.07 per hour
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connor byrne, randstad cpe
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job description

Are you a maintenance engineer that is currently looking for work? Do you live within a commutable distance of Port Talbot? This is a fantastic opportunity, apply now and don't miss out!

The Role

The Hydraulic Engineers purpose/role is someone who is capable of hydraulic design with the ability to fault find and repair hydraulic components on complex hydraulic systems. Applicants should have a sound understanding of Industrial hydraulic systems and have the ability to interpret hydraulic schematics and lead in Hydraulic design and modification.

To carry out this role successfully, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

* Be familiar with and understand hydraulic requirements and standards used on a tier 1 COMAH facility
* In depth knowledge of fault-finding and repair experience within hydraulics who are working in a heavy Industry environment will be preferred.
* Fault finding and repair , involved in detailed analysis and the development of maintenance regimes for Industrial hydraulic systems. Involving closed loop and servo systems.
* In depth understanding of modern hydraulic systems. (Electrical & Mechanical Disciplines)
* Hydraulic Engineer with knowledge of advanced hydraulic systems and fluids used on all mechanical plant & equipment. Within a complex Integrated steelworks environment.
* Ensure the Hydraulics/Mechanical and associated plant asset inventory is accurate and up-to-date
* Hydraulic Engineer will be assessing a number of systems of a complex nature.
* Experienced in the application of hydraulic engineering standards with regards to the condition of mechanical ageing plant and equipment.
* Must be able to advise and develop hydraulic engineering standards for mechanical plant and equipment. (Hydraulic Systems). Main point of contact.
* Provide technical expertise/guidance to all site areas for all hydraulic applications and standards.
* Ensure & produce accurate reports with clear and precise observations / recommendations
* Understand risk management to ALARP
* Be fluent in the use of IT Systems, Excel, Word, SAP and be able to follow/apply the Central Engineering Maintenance Execution Process.
* Advises Works Managers, Senior Managers, Works Engineers, and Production Engineers on Hydraulic Engineering requirements. Also provide service and request work at short notice /unsociable hours/weekend working & call outs.
* Able to manage high volume of communications and information dissemination whilst carrying out normal day-to-day role as a Hydraulics Engineer.
* To deputise for the Senior Reliability Engineer when required. (Holiday periods)
* Direct supervision of contract labour, 3rd party services and in house labour for use on Hydraulic work (all aspects).
* Fully understand and comply with the companies Health & Safety Policy and relevant statutory duties. Also legislative requirements.
* Takes contractors representatives on site and describes jobs for quotation purposes preparing sketches where necessary showing Inspection job content.
* Controls through the contractors, supervisors and work force contractor labour engaged on hydraulic engineering. Ensuring work is completed on time to the right standard.
* Ensures safe working practices and good house-keeping of jobs under his team's control.
* Promote the development and implementation of new hydraulic engineering techniques and systems
* Inspect and reports on all accidents and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR).
* Drives departmental hire van as of when required.
* Keep informed of advances in hydraulics Techniques and be innovative at all times.
* Checks contractors day work time sheets, contract prices and spread sheets for hours worked and material used, vets/scrutinised invoices for all jobs under his /her control. Checks, manages and control budgets allocated
* To portray Central Engineering Asset Integrity Team as a highly professional organisation at all times.
* To lead and direct contractor resources, as and when required (Inspection).
* Maintains adequate up to date hydraulic/fluid maintenance records and continuously draws attention to any persistent failures, with the integration of the SAP Management Database. Also be able to use SAP on a daily basis and the Central Engineering Maintenance Execution Process. Also updates Risk Register continuously.
* Works during plant shut downs, evenings, nights shifts if need be and be liable to call out and work unsociable hours/weekends on request of Production Departments. (To complete/evaluate Inspection reports.
* To build up close relationships with, Senior Managers, Production personnel, pre-engineering and site services teams, customers and understand the plant and equipment problems.
* To ensure AOP targets and Central Engineering goals are met.
* To be totally familiar and implement as appropriate the companies Health & Safety Policy and relevant statutory duties. 15 Key principles

Requirements / Personal Specification

* Degree (Min) in Mechanical Engineering, with speciality in advanced hydraulic/fluid engineering.
* 3-5yrs experience in heavy industry is a preferred.

If you would like to apply to this position, you can either submit your CV to this advert or you can give me a call on my office number which is 01489 560123 (Ask for Connor)

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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