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Job Ref :
Job Title :
Plant Operation & Maintenance Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
9/12/2019 10:10:56 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£30k - 38k per year + Benefits 
Security :
Description :

BS6193 Plant Operation and Maintenance Engineer

Location           Salisbury

Salary              £30,000 - £38,000 DOE + benefits

Job Type          Permanent

A Plant Operation & Maintenance Engineer is required to provide the basic operation and maintenance of a small plant site in Salisbury. The Plant Operation & Maintenance Engineer will need to have a mechanically biased background ideally with previous experience in relation to pressure, temperature and flow, however training is provided to the right person. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, comfortable with working with light supervision. Working hours and schedules are flexible for the right candidate.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply

Key Responsibilities

  • Basic operation and maintenance of a small utilities plant, from identification of leaks and minor faults to managing specialist contractors on any faults requiring specialist attention

  • Day to day running of the plant which is largely automated and operates autonomously in the main

  • Source and secure basic supplies for the plant

  • Continuous improvement of the plant

  • Basic housekeeping in the plant area

  • Calibrations of certain instrumentation

Person Specification


  • Minimum NVQ level 3 qualifications in either manufacturing, marine or mechanical engineering

  • Has minimum 3 years hands-on mechanical engineering in hydraulics

  • Has some low voltage skills at a diagnostic level

  • Attention to detail

  • Good written and verbal communication


  • Knowledge of steam plant processes

  • Process plant operation expertise and knowledge involving flow, pressure, temperature, and level measurement and control.


Up to £38,000 depending on experience


Training provided, pension

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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