Plumbing Technician/Mechanical Fitter

  • Location

    Saffron Walden, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £19 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kyle Ward

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Plumbing Technician/Mechanical Fitter
Chesterford, Cambridge
Rate - £19.61/Hour
Contract - 3 Months

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Mobile Plumbing Technician to join our clients team in Cambridge. As a Plumbing Technician the equipment to be maintained includes, but is not limited to, plumbing pipework and systems, domestic water systems, water treatment plant, LTHW boiler systems. The Mobile Plumbing Technician will be working for one of our clients who are a multinational, chemicals and biotechnology company who provide product development services to the pharmaceutical and biologic industries.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To take responsibility for planned and breakdown maintenance activities on a wide variety of mechanical apparatus including but not limited to plumbing fixtures and pipework, domestic water systems, water treatment plant, LTHW boiler systems
  • To be responsible for ongoing Legionella testing regime
  • To report, diagnose and remedy plant defects, proposing modifications & plant improvements where appropriate.
  • To liaise with and support other Company staff such as the maintenance and operations departments.
  • Ensure compliance with the company's Quality and Environmental Management System and Health and Safety Policies and become an advocate of the "think safe, work safe, home safe" culture.
  • Ensure that the facility operates within legal requirements and environmental legislation ISO 9001,1401,1800.
  • After a period of training and familiarisation, be available on call for out of hours plant technical and breakdown cover.

Essential Skills

  • A recognised apprenticeship (or equivalent) with detailed knowledge of all aspects of plumbing maintenance techniques.
  • Computer literacy and ability to train in computerised maintenance systems.
  • Experience and knowledge of industrial boiler systems (LTHW)
  • Experience and knowledge of BMS systems
  • Experience with electrical systems would be beneficial

To apply please contact Kyle Ward on 02393 911 227 or alternatively, send a copy of you CV to Kward@astutetechnical.co.uk

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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.