Maintenance Technician

Scotland, Argyll & Bute
benefits, car allowance + annual bonus
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Highlands and Islands/Perth and Kinross/Argyll and Bute

Salary: Circa £34000 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent Full Time Hours

The Role

As Maintenance Technician within the Hydro Maintenance Team, you'll be accountable for the delivery for a range of facilities maintenance aspects, ensuring they are fit for purpose and capable of securing the Renewable Operations business in a safe and efficient manner.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

-Management of the Battery, Fire Alarm and Similar Facilities Contracts

-Fire Extinguisher replacement management

-Management of Intruder Alarm Systems with SSE Security Bureau.

-Interface with ROC for issue / cancellation of Impairment Notices.

-Supervision of contractors when on-site working.

-Supervision of system upgrade work & commissioning.

-Ensuring First line defect resolution.

-Update of records in the Document Library.

-Management and action of defects arising from Annual Insurance Audits

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who is qualified to a minimum of HNC level within a related engineering discipline supported by practical experience, or someone who has an extensive background within a maintenance and operational environment. Knowledge of computerised maintenance management systems and health and safety systems will be necessary.

Other requirements include;

-Knowledge and understanding of key health and safety regulations such as PUWER, LOLER, Pressure and Electricity at Work will be required.

-Knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling related techniques and processes

-Understanding of a diverse range of engineering plant and equipment relevant to generation sites

-Authorisation, or working towards authorisation to Control Person Safety

-Attained, or working towards CITB Site Supervisor for Safety.

As a person, you'll be highly motivated and capable of working independently as well as part of a team. With an excellent eye for detail and outstanding communication skills, you'll have the ability to engage affectively with varying levels of internal and external stakeholders, and have the confidence to challenge inconsistencies in an appropriate and professional manner. Most importantly, you'll pride yourself on working to the highest levels of health and in line with environmental practices.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to travel, therefore, a full valid driving license will be essential.

Our Company

Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; we're the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 27th November 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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