Maintenance Operator

Closing date: 
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 22:59
United Utilities
United Kingdom

Maintenance Operator (12853)

Job ID: 12853

Location: Selside, Cumbria, UK

Salary: £21,456.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

As a Maintenance Operator you will work within Water & Scientific Services to implement an efficient and effective lubrication schedule to ensure that planned lubrication, oil changes and oil samples are carried out on a range of water assets to the quality, performance and safety standards of the company.

Job Accountabilities

  • Carry out inspections and lubrication activities located at various water operational sites
  • Perform planned lubrication activities, predictive and preventative maintenance on identified Water assets, in accordance to planned scheduled activities
  • Provide confirmation that lubrication has been carried out to the relevant standard and at the identified frequency
  • Liaise and advise Process Operations, Maintenance staff and Scheduling Coordinators of any problems with assets which may require further investigation by other teams
  • Organise day to day activities ensuring effective utilisation of time, and ensure that levels of lubricant and material stock are maintained
  • Ensure that set targets are met thus supporting our business plan, departmental/business objectives and ODI's
  • Implement agreed planned lubrication programs without adversely affecting water treatment processes
  • Asset data collection, validation, asset data amendment, task registration and de-registration activities in line with Mobile asset resource scheduling
  • To carry out minor remedial work on assets (adjustments, etc.) appropriate to the level of competence and training
  • Contribute towards the training, mentoring and coaching of Apprentices and other Maintenance colleagues & Operational Controllers

Knowledge and Skills

  • Educated to a good standard GCSE Grade C or above
  • Good mechanical skills knowledge and experience 
  • Working knowledge of United Utilities, Utility Solutions safe systems of work, company policy, statutory regulations, operations procedures, maintenance procedures
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Computer skills e.g. Word, Excel, report writing, data transfer

Desirable Criteria

  • Ideally some water industry experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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