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Facilities Technician

  • Job reference: 931115
  • Location: Greenock, Inverclyde
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 22/06/2020

Job Title: Facilities Technician

Location: Greenock, Scotland

Shifts: 2 weeks day shift / 2 weeks night shift on a rotational basis

Salary: Competitive basic salary DOE plus benefits package.

Contract: Permanent

Orion Group's client is a market leader in their field. With multiple sites across the world, our client operates in a fast-paced environment and as a result, they are now looking to a recruit a Facilities Technician, based at the Greenock site.

About the role:

Reporting into the Facilities and Operational Manager and operating as part of the wider facilities function, your role as a Facilities Technician will be a very busy and challenging one. You will be expected to perform a variety of tasks in an ever changing and fast paced working environment. As a Facilities Technician, your key responsibilities and measurables in the role will include:

  • Carrying out repairs, maintenance and monitoring plant systems and equipment.
  • Operation of safety systems and procedures while implementing them as required.
  • Should be able to demonstrate good problem solving methodology to correct and prevent equipment faults.
  • Will actively participate in cross-functional team activities.
  • Will be familiar with procedures and practices related to working within industrial plant rooms and workshops.


  • Pipefitting / plumbing experience with emphasis on plastic and steel pipework fabrication and repair.
  • Time served and have an ONC / HNC / C&G or an equivalent qualification in engineering.
  • Candidate must be willing to learn and open to multi-skilling on various site Facilities systems operational requirements.
  • In this role you will be required to work a 42 hour week on a rotating shift basis.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.

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