maintenance technician in peterborough

09 January 2019
chris fine, randstad cpe
job type
£ 18.50 - £ 22.50 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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job type
working hours
£ 18.50 - £ 22.50 per hour
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chris fine, randstad cpe
01489 560 124
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job description

Maintenance Technician required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of engine test and development? Do you have a background strategically controlling the maintenance of components and systems? Have you got experience of working in a fast paced environment? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!

As a maintenance technician you will play a key role within the Mechanical Facilities team provide mechanical maintenance support to the state-of-the-art engine test facility to ensure quality data output is maintained.

In particular the team has responsibility for manufacturing and fabricating test facility systems and rigs to assist engine development and verification. The team is additionally responsible for commissioning the multi-million pound engine test facility, which has world-class performance, emissions and mechanical validation capabilities. Team members interact with the wider facilities team as well as other departments within GED and the Industrial Power Systems Development Engineers.

You will need the knowledge, base skills and experience to be able to maintain the mechanical and electrical plant within the GED facility to the high standard required to keep the company at the forefront of today's technology. This also includes the ability to maintain records, read and interpret technical drawings and work with engineers, contractors and colleagues to design, install, commission and maintain new, refurbished and modified equipment.

You will have the opportunity to own improvement and root cause investigation projects through leading small teams and, through technical presentations report to the wider teams and management. You must be excellent at working with a diverse, cross function team and have proven decision making skills in high pressure situations. Excellent at personal time management and priority setting to meet customer targets.

Maintenance Technicians will cover test bed and other facility breakdowns using fault diagnostics techniques; calibrate test bed equipment such as dynamometers and high speed, low speed pressure transducers and control systems. They also cover repair of equipment and the installation and commissioning of new facilities.

Experience / Qualifications required:

* Served a full engineering indentured apprenticeship and or Qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
* Multi-skilled in both Electrical and Mechanical disciplines
* Experience or qualifications for working to health and safety standards/regulations
* BS 7671:2008 IEE 17th Electrical Regulations
* BS 7671:2008 Inspection and Testing of Electrical installations (Desirable)
* Qualifications/Experience of Programmable Logic Control systems - fault finding (Allen Bradley, RS logix5000, Siemens)
* Experience in fault finding of hydraulic systems
* Experience in Fabrication and Welding. (Desirable)
* Experience in Calibration of instrumentation
* Experience in Laser alignment of rotating equipment
* Experience / knowledge in CAD (Desirable)
* Ability to read and interpret, design, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical drawings.
* Forklift Truck licence (Desirable)
* MEWP lift licence (Desirable)
* Grinding Wheel Regulations
* Key Skills Level 3 (Or relevant experience)

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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