Maintenance Technician

  • Internship

Job description

Job Title - Maintenance Technician

Salary - Up to £37,000 plus bonus plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Materials Recovery Facility in Rainham, Essex RM13 9YB

Hours - 40 hours per week, early or late shift - ranging from 6am to 7pm

Overtime and potential night call-out on a rotation basis.

What you'll do

The Maintenance Technician will support the Maintenance Engineer in maximising the potential though-put of the facility by conducting general daily maintenance duties on the plant and site equipment.

The Maintenance Technician will assist with the prevention of plant breakdowns by completing PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) and ensuring there is a low risk of any downtime. You will complete all maintenance aspects of the MRF to maximise the uptime. The Maintenance Technician will assist the Facility Manager in the preparation of the site maintenance budget, assisting with tracking of expenditure.

You will carry out breakdown maintenance on a variety of plant and apparatus including Conveyors, baling equipment, Low Voltage equipment, motors, gearbox, mechanical drives, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology etc.

The Maintenance Technician will assist with the on-site maintenance subcontractors to ensure they are following all health and safety procedures. You must be available during any emergency situations and plant breakdowns wherever necessary (standby rota will be provided).

Ideal candidate profile

Qualifications :

The experience you will need

Essential :

Level 3 qualification in Engineering

Experience of manual handling

Formal qualification in a maintenance background (recognised apprenticeship)

Training within Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Experience in processing manufacturing, production industry

Experience of working with mobile plant

Low voltage power systems

Desirable :

Experience within a recycling environment

Experience with Conveyors, baling equipment, Low Voltage equipment, motors, and material handling equipment

Experience with plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical separation, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology preferred.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme


Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes

20 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays

Where you'll work

You will be working on the Veolia Rainham MRF site Monday to Friday with late and early shifts required.

You will be part of the maintenance team. You must be capable to work within the team as well as individually. You will have regular meetings and interactions with the operational teams and management.

*Internal applicants only* our employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions. Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract if you are staff-graded.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.