Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 13202KY_1552040945
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2019 10:29

Job Description

Maintenance Technician
Up to £38,000 plus benefits
Crawley, West Sussex

We are currently seeking to recruit a mechanically biased Maintenance Technician / Shift Technician / Lead Mechanical Fitter, to carry out a variety of daily maintenance tasks on a state-of-the-art Process Plant near Crawley. Our client is a leading organisation within the waste management sector, with the opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to join their maintenance team.

As a Mechanical Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) across the site, as well as responding to breakdowns.
  • Mechanical maintenance on heavy process plant / power generating equipment (conveyors, pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors, hydraulics etc.)
  • Ensuring that the plant runs at optimum capacity with minimal downtime.
  • Leading a small team of mechanical fitters on shift.
  • Working as part of a shift team.
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should ideally have a mechanical engineering qualification (apprenticeship / HNC / HND / City & Guilds / NVQ etc.). You should also have relevant experience maintaining large / heavy process equipment (pumps, gearboxes, conveyors, hydraulics etc.), and be flexible towards working shifts. Those with a Marine Engineering / Forces background will also be considered.

The package on offer for this position includes an attractive salary in the range of up £38,000 depending on experience, plus benefits. The shift pattern for this role working on a 4 on / 4 off days & nights rotation.

If you would like to apply for this Mechanical Maintenance Technician role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to, or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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.