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Maintenance Technician

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large healthcare organisation as a Maintenance Technician.

The post will be permanent and based in the Northwest, on a salary of £25,655 - £31,534 based on experience.

The post holder will act using their own initiative where necessary as a specialist technician to provide technical support services for the routine and non-routine fault diagnosis, repair, maintenance, and operation of a wide range of complex building services.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with organisation management, Nursing personnel, Support personnel, Statutory bodies, and specialist contractors to advise on the best course of action to be taken in situations as they arise and carry out recommendations where this is within their capabilities;
  • Follow and ensure compliance with all organisation Procedures and policies including Health and Safety and Risk management;
  • Carry out risk assessments for work carried out by self;
  • Participate in the Maintenance on call system and be the first point of contact for out of hours emergencies. Manage in an effective manner the emergency call by taking the appropriate action. Escalate any situations to more senior managers as necessary;
  • Lead, and communicate relevant specialist knowledge to other estates staff as and when necessary;
  • Carry out priority assessment of workload and carry out tasks according to priority;
  • Carry out installation, repair, service, and calibration work on a wide range of complex, mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment, building services and plant in accordance with relevant Health technical memoranda, water bylaws, British standards, codes of practice, and legislation;
  • Actively participate in the management, and operation of planned preventative maintenance schemes;
  • Undertake the full range of technician’s duties, using hand and power tools and test equipment;
  • Carry out test and fault diagnostic procedures using electronic instruments both on site and in workshop;
  • Liaise with patients, nursing staff, management, contractors, and other support staff to ascertain the extent of problems, and priority;
  • Update knowledge of new techniques/equipment as necessary.
  • A successful candidate will have:

    H.N.C. or equivalent in a relevant discipline;

    A Mechanical / Electrical apprenticeship;

    Relevant experience;

    Logical fault-finding methodology;

    Ability to react to emergencies;

    For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to