Maintenance Engineer

Location Leicester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20 - 25 per hour Permanent Opportunities and Overtime
Reference 731284/619/MJC

Maintenance Engineer


Mon – Fri + Alternate Saturdays 7am to 11am

Hours: 6am-3pm or 9am-6pm

Pay: £20 (PAYE) £25 (Umbrella or LTD)

3 Month Rolling Contract possible permanent opportunity.

Overtime Rate: X1.5 after 39 hours

Our client specialises in the recycling of a wide variety of materials. They now require a Maintenance Engineer. 

The role of a Maintenance Engineer will involve the following:

  • You will be responsible for maintaining the Conveyor and bailing machine at their Enderby Head Office Bulk Handling site. Material is crushed and bailed ready for transfer to the MRF (Multifunction Recycling Centre) by lorry.
  • You will be expected to gas cut out any damaged metalwork, fabricate a matching patch and weld it in, then repaint it.
  • You will also be responsible for maintaining the large Belt Conveyor that feeds the waste into the Bailer. Maintenance tasks include bearing and roller changes, maintaining the steel beams (fabrication, welding, gas cutting), changing shafts and gearboxes, and swapping the 3-phase motor.

The Maintenance Engineer will need the following skills:

  • Must be able to weld and gas cut
  • Must be able to fault find, strip and rebuild mechanical systems like bearings, rollers, belts, hydraulics, and pumps.
  • Must be able to do basic electrical fault finding.
  • Repairing metal structures through welding and fabrication.
  • Mechanical fault finding.

The Benefits of working for this company will include:

  • Possible Permanent Position
  • Progression
  • Overtime

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