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Maintenance Technician

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 1:57:13 PM
  • 2819695
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Role Summary:
The Maintenance Technician will work a continental shift pattern and is responsible for the monitoring and completing of tasks as directed by the Maintenance Asset Leader or work orders received through the Maximo system. Answer calls by production to attend breakdowns and to complete planned maintenance where required as well as working on assigned projects or any other reasonable task asked of them.

Essential Responsibilities:
Include the following but other duties may be assigned: -

  • Ensure company policies, procedures and operating instructions are followed.
  • Comply with all safety instructions, promote individual and team safety
  • Promote and maintain Quality standards
  • Respond to breakdown requests from production
  • Using the Maximo system, identify work to be completed
  • Identify and report any Safety concerns before progressing any work using the REACT system and personal knowledge
  • Assess and complete repairs to equipment as quickly as possible whilst doing it safely and
  • Maintain work shop cleanliness including all storage units in accordance with facility operating procedures.
  • Perform all required tasks in accordance with standard safety policies.
  • Complete required documentation records, as required in accordance with procedures.
  • Perform any other tasks as directed by the Maintenance Asset Leader or the production supervisor.
  • Log all work on the Maximo system

  • Recognised Electrical / Mechanical apprenticeship or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing process
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, manufacturing work orders, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:
Experience with PLC’s, AC Vector Drives and DC Drive Controllers

  • Maintain housekeeping standards and support EHS areas as required.
  • Perform all duties while observing safety rules, standard operating instructions and procedures including specific attention to manual handling techniques.
  • Participate in improving and updating Standard Operating Instructions and Risk Assessments.
  • Expected to support department operations through overtime and provide cover for holidays and sickness.
  • Generate process improvements
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical work gained through college and / or experience
  • Electrical knowledge required
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic experience
  • Willingness to train and learn new skills working on unique machinery
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations where only limited procedures exist.
  • Have ability to identify improvements within work area.
  • Assess jobs and create relevant Risk Assessments where required

Locations: United Kingdom ; Newcastle-upon-Tyne

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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