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Mechanical Maintenance Specialist - Technical Expert

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
24 Aug 2021

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Discipline
Maintenance & Service
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Engineer
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Job Details

Craft Engineering Specialists (Technical Support Officer) - Mechanical

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - Base salary plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional flexible benefits scheme and excellent work/life balance including 9 day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours.

AWE has been named in the Sunday Times top 25 big companies to work for in 2019.

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do, therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

The Engineering function at AWE are seeking to hire Mechanical Technical Support Officers and are keen to hear from engineers looking for their next opportunity.

As a Technical Support Officer (TSO) at AWE you will be required to carry out the production of task associated documentation (SSoW) including risk assessments and method statements to enable the completion of planned and reactive maintenance activities, including installation, repair, replacement, modifications, etc.

Types of plant, equipment and systems that will be covered by the role will vary but will predominately be building services such as, compressed air, steam, chilled water, HVAC, AHU's etc.

The TSO will use experience and knowledge to provide technical support to the maintenance teams to enable completion of complex tasks whilst demonstrating understanding, competence and adherence to all relevant legislative and company standards within area of responsibility.

The TSO will provide an interface between the maintenance and engineering functions for the delivery of minor alteration projects, the sourcing of spares, identification of suitable replacement parts for obsolete equipment.

As a craft specialist you will be required to work in a professional and flexible manner across a variety of locations to meet the programme and company needs and help to lead the team in adopting the company values.

To be considered for these roles, you must have an engineering apprenticeship with a minimum NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in a relevant technical discipline or NVQ/Diploma level 2 plus industrial experience.

You will also need:

  • Extensive competency in a single specialism or capability to work across a range of disciplines or work areas
  • Ability to work as a lead team member including coaching other engineers in specialised roles
  • Basic computer literacy to utilise relevant business systems (e.g. Asset Management System)
  • Good interpersonal skills, written and verbal
  • To work in a professional and flexible manner across a variety of locations to meet the programme and company needs and help to lead the team in adopting the company values.

Company

We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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