Operations and Maintenance Technician

Operations and Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Operations and Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £15 - £20 per hour + Ltd Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH12936_1546531622
Contact Name: Ashley Appleby
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2019 16:07

Job Description

Operations & Maintenance Technician

3 months (minimum)

37 hours per week (minimum)

£15 - £20 per hour (LTD Rate)

Astute Technical Recruitment are currently sourcing for Operations & Maintenance Technician a to commence upon a 3-month contract across the South East of England.

The ideal candidate must have experience as a Maintenance Technician within the Water sector, in addition to a Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering/Chemistry qualification (HNC, Degree, or equivalent).

Role & Responsibilities
As Operations & Maintenance Technician, you will be required to:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers.
  • Offer on-site corrective and preventive maintenance.
  • Offer post-sale technical & commercial support.
  • Conduct risk assessments.
  • Compile maintain and audit site log books for customers.
  • Ensuring health and safety practices are enforced.
  • Candidate will be expected to report to line manager.

This is a field-based role, meaning candidate will be required to travel across the South East of the UK, you will be provided with a vehicle - hence the need for a Full UK Driving Licence.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with the following as a minimum:

  • HNC/Degree/Time Served Qualification (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry)
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • GCSE or equivalent in English & Maths.
  • Knowledge and experience of Chemical Water Treatment process and plants.

Salary & Benefits
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Hourly rate of up to £20 per hour.
  • 40 hours per week minimum.

Please be aware that the rate is only applicable for those are set up as a LTD company. If you require that we pay you using an umbrella company, the rate will be affected.

Who are Astute Technical?
Astute is an award-winning technical recruitment consultancy established in 2006. We're proud to have built an industry leading business focusing on the provision of high-calibre contract and permanent staff worldwide to the Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Water Treatment and Nuclear sectors. With highly knowledgeable recruitment teams, experts in their specialist areas of Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Management, Astute is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.

To apply for this role - call us on 02393 910035 or 02392 288208 and ask for Ashley or Harry.

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.