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Maintenance Mechanic

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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    £26500 - £31000 per annum + Annual Co bonus scheme, pension

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    Jayne Davies

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    2 months ago

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Our nuclear sector client has a permanent opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic to work for their Oxon based site

Purpose of Role
To provide a safe and efficient maintenance and breakdown service within an operational area ensuring that jobs are carried out in accordance with Company and local arrangements, procedures and safety rules taking full account of Site Licence requirements, statutory regulations and Company Policy.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Safety, Environment & Security
* Maintain your own safe & secure workplace, identifying safety, environmental and information security risks and hazards, apply STAR and report unusual occurrences
* Maintain knowledge of the relevant local and Company management systems
* Lead on the development and maintenance of your personal skill, knowledge, authorisation and training required for your role.
* Establish and maintain an appropriate and effective level of stakeholder engagement.
* Undertake preventative planned maintenance activities as directed and in accordance with facility maintenance instructions.
* Undertake corrective works where identified, including assistance with internal projects as appropriate.
* Respond to breakdowns and work with operations to ensure that maintenance and corrective works are completed safely and in a timely manner.
* Undertake operations as an operator, which will involve operating computer controlled plant, mechanical assembly, keeping accurate records, mechanical and remote handling, and wearing a variety of protective clothing.
* Produce accurate post-maintenance records in a timely manner.
* Assist with ongoing reviews of Facility maintenance documentation.
* Assist with the supervision of contractor activities within the facilities.
* Use of Mainsaver to view and print work orders after appropriate training has been provided
* Use of document search systems for printing PMIs/SFIs for maintenance tasks and also for reviewing training against PMIs/SFIs after appropriate training has been provided
* Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company's Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.


Time served mechanical apprenticeship
Appropriate technical qualifications e.g. City & Guilds, BTEC, NVQ level 3 or equivalent.

Experience of machine shop practices, pressure systems and general plant maintenance activities.

Experience in other trades eg electrical
Experience of general maintenance within a nuclear environment

Able to use protective clothing and equipment

An awareness of safe working practices

Able to be a classified radiation worker in accordance with Ionising Radiation Regulations (if assigned to a qualifying area).

Please note that SC Security Clearance will need to be obtained for this role.