Fabric Tech / General Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: JR12062
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Website: https://www.veolia.co.uk/careers
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus Veolia benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Competitive salary plus Veolia benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Portsmouth, PO3 5PU



When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources and help it become a better place for everyone.



As a Fabric Technician you'll be pushing for innovative solutions to create a more sustainable future for all. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.



What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Refer an Engineer to us once you've joined and earn £1000
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • Free physiotherapy service
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • 24 hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential



What you'll be doing;

  • All work on site to be carried out in accordance with site EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) and Veolia EHS rules and guidelines; any irregularities to be reported.
  • Carry out work as per schedule supplied by the Scheduler / Planner and as per site policies, schedules and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot problems as directed by site supervisors
  • Complete site documentation before and after work tasks
  • Liaise with Contractors during planned service maintenance
  • Carry out Risk Assessment of Equipment Maintenance Task List steps and ensure these are always kept valid.
  • Work and interact with the site plant engineering team
  • Flexibility to work around Maintenance Shutdown's
  • Be responsible for his/her training curricula and ensure missing requirements are completed
  • Maintenance of housekeeping standards compatible with pharmaceutical manufacturing in the general plant, control rooms and compatibility with clean room requirements as required
  • Implement and participate in reliability programs



What we're looking for;


  • Fabric / Handyman type experience, 2 years minimum and good understanding of types of works involved.
  • Good understanding of Preventive Maintenance Systems
  • Work within a Computerised Maintenance Management Work Order system environment.
  • Work within a documented Permit to Work System
  • Computer literate
  • Good Initiative and proactive attitude in approach to duties
  • Previous work under SOP's would be favourable but not essential as full training will be given



What's next?



Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.



We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.



We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.