Mechanical/Plumbing Maintenance Technician

Mechanical/Plumbing Maintenance Technician

Location: Cambridge

Hourly Rate: £19.61 Ltd Company Basis

Duration: 3 months + (temp to perm possible for right candidate)

Hours: 40 hours per week (flexibility is required) + a Call Out Rotation

Our Client: Is a UK leader in Environmental Solutions which offers services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, their work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

They offer Integrated Facilities Management to a wide variety of customers, providing a complete range of services for site maintenance and production support.

Where you’ll work: You will be working for one of their clients who are a multinational chemicals and biotechnology company who provide product development services to the pharmaceutical and biologic industries.

Duties: The equipment to be maintained includes, but is not limited to, plumbing pipework and systems, domestic water systems, water treatment plant and LTHW boiler systems.

Responsible for planned and breakdown maintenance activities on a wide variety of mechanical apparatus including but not limited to plumbing fixtures and pipework, domestic water systems, water treatment plant, LTHW boiler systems

Responsible for ongoing Legionella testing regime

Report, diagnose and remedy plant defects, proposing modifications & plant improvements where appropriate.

Liaise with and support other Company staff such as the maintenance and operations departments.

Ensure compliance with the company’s Quality and Environmental Management System and Health and Safety Policies.

After a period of training and familiarisation, be available on call for out of hours plant technical and breakdown cover.


Essential: A recognised apprenticeship (or equivalent) with detailed knowledge of all aspects of plumbing maintenance techniques.

Experience gained in a continuous process industry

Computer literacy and ability to train in computerised maintenance systems.

Self-motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision.

Effective team-working and communication skills.

Flexibility, with a creative approach to problem-solving.

Ability to be contacted, and attend site, outside normal hours when required.

Desirable: Experience and knowledge of industrial boiler systems (LTHW)

Experience and knowledge of BMS systems

Experience with electrical systems would be beneficial

Lanesra and our client are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be equal opportunity employers. 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.

Key Words:

Plumbing Technician

Mechanical Technician


Plumbing Pipework

Plumbing Systems

Domestic Water Systems

Water Treatment

Boiler Systems


Legionella Testing

Job Information

Job Reference: 886701_1581343479
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: East England
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Mechanical,Service & Maintenance

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