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Maintenance Technician

Ref no. BHN548772
Salary £33,000 - £38,000/annum
Location Fareham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Maintenance technician required for a large and stable global client. This is a long term perm role ideally suited someone with a broad skillet.

Key skills required for this role

Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technician

Job description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician II

Reports To: Site Supervisor/Manager

Direct Reports: None

Under supervision, performs mid to expert level mechanical, electrical, and systems troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer's manuals, diagrams, sketches, etc.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs mid to expert level break-fix & preventative maintenance. This includes but is not limited to: observing devises in operation to location root cause of problem; dismantling devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; examining parts to detect imperfections; adjustment of functional parts of devices and control instruments; repair and/or replacement of defective parts; testing of device to observe performance; and performing tests for electrical circuitry and mechanical systems; reconditioning and repairing machine tools.
  • Identifies and sources parts, supplies and repair items as necessary.
  • Independently performs maintenance as per industry standards.
  • May be required to setup and operate multiple machining operations including but not limited to: lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metal working tools to make and repair parts. May perform welding tasks.
  • Complies with 5S and housekeeping standards.
  • Drives and participates in CI activities - processes, results and cost savings.
  • Updates records and reviews CMMS history.
  • Troubleshoots and analyses control systems to resolve software/ hardware and configuration problems.
  • Utilises predictive maintenance technologies to collect equipment performance data.
  • Provides assistance to lower level technicians and leadership to small teams. Performs more advanced functions as a part of training and development.
  • Completes on-the-job and technical self-study programs for career development.
  • Follows all safety related policies, rules, regulations, technical instructions and guidelines. Situational awareness and identify unsafe behaviours and conditions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), & Behaviors Required:


  • Three or more years of related experience in general industry; or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Understands electrical, mechanical, fluid power and control systems. Can analyse problems and perform repairs.
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools and specialised tools as appropriate
  • May be required to travel.


  • High degree of professionalism.
  • Commitment to confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and people skills and good organisational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Competencies:
  • Safety
  • Communications
  • Customer Focus

Shaun Chappell manages this role

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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