Maintenance Engineer

  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type
  • Industry
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  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer


£36,225 + 20.67% shift allowance (£7487.71) = £43,712.71

Days: 6am - 1pm

Afters: 1pm - 9pm

Nights: 9pm - 6am

Working Shifts in a Mechanical Team of 2 covering the mechanical operations within a Heavy Engineering plant.

Typical duties/tasks required to be undertaken by the Mechanical Shift Technician are as follows:

  • Fault finding on hydraulics, pneumatic to component level. Maintenance of the mill mechanical plant

  • Mechanical maintenance of overhead DC and AC cranes

  • Maintenance of pumps including many utilised on acid systems

  • Use of engineering drawings to identify faults, resolve problems on plant

  • Monitoring and maintenance of specific defined plant to meet legislation

  • Optimising preventative maintenance programs

  • Shop work / bench fitting, building and refurbishment of spares and plant equipment.

  • Burning and basic welding skills required

  • Reacting to breakdown requirements to safely and promptly rectifying faults to minimise any Production downtime

  • Understand and able to interpret mechanical drawings and working with technical data

  • Maintain good housekeeping and standards in own work area and out on plant

  • Written reports detailing the activities during shift

  • Adhere to all and any safety related legislation relevant to operations and mechanical maintenance

  • Adhering to safe working procedures, risk assessments, isolation procedures and permit to work systems

  • Assist in Production changeovers as required

The ideal candidate will be or have :

  • Capable of working unsupervised and confident to make key decisions

  • Time served with a recognised Apprenticeship or equivalent to NVQ level 3

  • Able to understand and interpret mechanical drawings and working with technical data

  • Able to maintain good housekeeping and standards in own work area and out on plant

  • Able to adhere to site relevant health and safety regulations

  • Knowledgeable and competent in working with Permit to Work systems

  • A good understanding and ability in Safety Management, Isolation Procedures, Method Statements and Risk Assessments

  • A basis of knowledge surrounding Environmental management

  • Competent with IT systems, to include Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)

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