Craft Technician (C&I)

Posted 29 November 2023
Salary £75 Travel & Subsistence
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description


Vacancies have arisen within Maintenance and Engineering support in Operations directorate for Craft Technicians C&I. The purpose of the post is the delivery of maintenance. The individual will support plant maintenance activities on site.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Identify and rectify routine maintenance problems where applicable.

  • Utilise diagnostic techniques to identify faults in plants, systems and components.

  • Carry out planned maintenance activities and defect rectification efficiently, includes defect investigation of causes and proposal of solutions whilst maintaining a focus on programme and resources.

  • Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of plant, systems and components.

  • Identify and report common equipment performance issues.

  • Identify obsolescence and end-of-life issues.

  • Assess the effectiveness of maintenance procedures and provide required amendments and changes.

  • Produce fit for purpose job reports describing accurately the work that has been carried out, recommendations, solutions, PMI amendment details, conditions assessments, etc.

  • Mentor apprenticeship development and may be an SVQ Assessor.

  • Liaise with suppliers/manufacturers on technical issues.

  • Conduct safe and effective handover of plant and equipment to others and accept and confirm responsibility for the control of the plant and equipment within the work area isolation boundary.

  • Identify areas/opportunities for improvement in processes, working practice, equipment utilisation, etc., offering solutions where appropriate


  • Instrument Apprenticeship plus HNC in Engineering or equivalent qualifications plus experience

  • Relevant instrument maintenance experience

  • Be able to work to a high standard

  • Be a team player

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.