Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical

Posted 23 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Role Title: Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical
Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Role Objective
Provide the mechanical expertise to deliver planned and reactive maintenance on site.
Actively support the development of a reliability centred maintenance culture in partnership with the operations team.
The HSEQ responsibilities of the role are detailed in the Organisational Resources, Accountabilities and Responsibilities Element

Duties & Responsibilities Identify the essential tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the role

* Lead and support mechanically bias engineering projects across the clients' site.
* Ensure maintenance resources are utilised effectively for planned and reactive maintenance activity.
* Carry out analysis and fault-finding for mechanical breakdowns.
* Identify the quickest and most cost-effective, long-term solution to remedial activity.
* Instill a reliability focused culture within direct reports, and maintenance function.
* Ensure all mechanical equipment is maintained to current statutory, regulatory and company standards.
* Ensure the development and training of mechanical bias Apprentices is in line with the outcome of a time-served Craft resource.
* Coach the maintenance team to ensure competency and delivery standards.
* Manage external engineering contractors in line with health & safety, cost, time and quality expectations.
* Support the Engineering team on new equipment installation, providing long-term maintenance input.
* Do not conduct any task without a suitable and sufficient Risk Assessment in place and briefed to all involved including a Take 5.
* Before use, ensure that all tools, plant or equipment are fully efficient, safe and guarded as necessary. Highlight any defective tools, plant or equipment not to be used until it has been replaced or repaired.
* Work in a safe manner, avoid taking unnecessary risks and avoid improvisation which entails risk.
* Will not allow any person under their charge to carry out any tasks for which they have not been adequately trained.
* Report all accidents and incidents immediately to their manager.
* Give clear instructions which incorporate safety aspects and ensure they are adhered to.
* Conduct as and when any other HSEQ related activities that is required by the business.

Person Specification & Experience
* Mechanical engineering maintenance knowledge, in a heavy engineering environment.
* Knowledge of industrial scale process plant operations and maintenance, including related standards, codes of practice and technical procedures.
* People management/ coaching/ mentoring of engineering staff.

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.