Maintenance Technician

  • Location

    Rainham, Essex

  • Sector:

    Waste Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Nixon

  • Email:


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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Maintenance Engineer

Waste Management


Up to £37,000 + Overtime




Our client is one of the leading Waste Management and Resource specialists within Europe and as such are seeking an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their established Waste Management Facility in Essex.


The Role

As the Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and reliable operation of the plant by coordinating and completing maintenance tasks across the facility.

Role Responsibilities

As Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Completing daily PPM plans for a variety of equipment including optical sorters, balers, magnetic sorters, conveyors, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Ensuring that all plant and equipment on site is modified and improved as necessary, to maximise equipment availability and performance.
  • Carrying out planned, preventative and reactive maintenance tasks on time and to company standards.
  • Be aware of stock control and maintain shift paperwork to the highest standard, to complete condition reports and other documentation as defined by the maintenance strategy.
  • Update and administer the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Attend daily operational review meetings, providing updates on Planned Maintenance compliance, live defects and ongoing improvement plans.

This role is working on a rotating shift pattern including early and late shifts with weekend and night work as overtime. Please only apply if this is suitable.


As the Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this position you will need to have a recognised Level 3 NVQ/HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or a similar Engineering qualification.

You will have experience working on heavy mechanical plant and equipment including gearboxes, motors, compressors and conveyor systems.

Maintenance experience from industries such as power generation, waste management, heavy process or production would be beneficial.


To Apply

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Gemma Nixon at gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392 222 964


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.