Mechanical Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 6256
  • Date Posted: 14 June 2022
  • Employer: QinetiQ
  • Website: https://www.qinetiq.com/
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Permanent Position

Job Location: Southend-on-Sea

The full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.

About the role:

We are looking for a positive and proactive in safely conducting mechanical maintenance of plant, machinery and equipment across Shoebury Ranges and the Environmental Test Centre on Foulness Island. The successful candidate will have qualifications, experience and skills undertaking both planned and reactive mechanical maintenance, diagnosing and repairing mechanical faults, working on equipment that will include specialised testing equipment, pumps, motors, trailers, bearings, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems and industrial waste incinerators. There will be a requirement of the role to undertake machining activities to support the output of the workshops. As well as undertaking the practical aspects of the job role, it involves the supporting of planning; asset and inventory management.

What I will be doing:

  • The Mechanical Maintenance Technician will carry out mechanical Planned Preventative Maintenance against schedules.
  • You will carry out reactive mechanical maintenance of plant and equipment.
  • The Mechanical Maintenance Technician undertake manual machining / manufacturing activities against engineering drawings.
  • You will support team members with other tasks when necessary.
  • The Mechanical Maintenance Technician will work closely with the workshop supervision and key stakeholders in ensuring maintenance is completed efficiently and compliant with safety legalisation.

What do I need?

  • The Mechanical Maintenance Technician must have 5 years minimum experience mechanical maintenance.
  • You should have an understanding of following Safe Systems of Work.
  • The Mechanical Maintenance Technician should have experience with fault finding, diagnostics and repair capabilities.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum. Please visit the UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: Guidance for Applicants page via the GOV.UK website.

Why join us?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You'll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you'll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits. You'll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what's happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.