Mechanical Maintenance Technician

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    Newbury, Berkshire

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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    7 months ago

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician , Contract, Aldermaston


Mechanical Maintenance Technician NP(M).
Our Client require an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Technician to work on the AWE Aldermaston site undertaking planned / reactive maintenance and installation activities on the Nuclear Decommissioning projects.
Due to the nature of the position the role requires minimum SC clearance for site access and the chosen candidate must be willing to undergo DV clearance.

The Technician will: -
Report to the WSO for all matters relating to quality and safety.
Comply with all Cavendish Nuclear and AWE Aldermaston, operating procedures pertaining to the project.
Undertake all work as instructed by the Client to the requirements of the task documentation, with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to plant or equipment.
Comply with all rules, regulations permit system and safety requirements in force for this project and to promote these disciplines within his/her areas of responsibility.
Record any emergent problems encountered during the project, and report the details to the WSO at the earliest opportunity.
Perform shift-monitoring checks such as physical plant walk about.
Perform tasks after appropriate training at the direction of supervision.
Attend weekly toolbox talks on matters of safety and company policy.
As and when required participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments on a daily basis.
Assist as required with maintenance activities in line with the maintenance programme and maintenance instructions Operate Cutting, Lifting (hoists, cranes etc), and hand held equipment as required.
Wear PPE appropriate to the task and ensure that PPE is in good condition.
Perform any tasks involving the use/wearing of RPE, following the appropriate training.
Maintain housekeeping standards before, during and after any operational/maintenance activities, clean up spillage's etc.
Ensure that portable equipment has been suitably tested.

Time served Apprenticeship or Recognised Training Scheme

Recent site Maintenance / Installation experience (preferred) in Nuclear Industry/Power Generation.