Mechanical Technician

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  • Location

    Dunbar, East Lothian

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £22.00 - £28.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

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We have an excellent opportunity for a MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN at Torness Power Station

The position would suit an individual motivated to succeed and comfortable working in a team environment.

The role will involve working with a team of Engineers and Technicians in the completion of cradle to grave installations and modifications to plant and systems as part of a project investment delivery programme.

Such responsibilities will include

Reporting to the Site Supervisor or Engineer for all matters relating to quality and safety.

Undertake all work as instructed by the Site Supervisor or Engineer to the requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Work Order Card, Method Statement, Construction Plan, Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to site plant or equipment.

Comply in addition to the above mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety instructions as identified through the Project Supervisor or Engineer.

Perform work whilst avoiding danger to themselves and to others that might be affected by their actions.

Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems through the Project Supervisor or Engineer before proceeding further.

Refrain from defeating or interfere with, anything provided in the interests of Health and Safety (PPE, fire extinguishers etc.)

Use any plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instructions provided.

Adopt at all times the S T A R T principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review and Tell whilst engaged on all types of works on site.

Attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of safety and Company policy.

Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.

Participate in the Pre and Post Job De Briefs.

The Mechanical Technician may be assisted in the execution of these duties by a team of supervisory staff. The services of site establishment e.g. quality, safety, administration etc. will also be available of which full use should be made.


Recognised appropriate apprenticeship scheme completion (Mechanical Engineering)

CCNSG Safety Passport Required

Work on EDF Power Stations or in the Nuclear Environment beneficial

Reside locally, e.g. within an approximate 40 mile radius of Torness would be beneficial