Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Diamond Light Source Ltd
£25,247 - £29,702 (Discretionary range to £34,157)
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Title Mechanical Maintenance Technician Job Reference 0089/16/NH Post Type Permanent/Full-time Salary information £25,247 - £29,702 (Discretionary range to £34,157) Application deadline 30/10/2016 Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. Located on the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire a 20 minute drive south of Oxford in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Diamond Light Source conducts world-class research in virtually all fields of science and offers rewarding career opportunities covering both technical and scientific disciplines. Working primarily as part of the Installation Facilities Management (IFM) maintenance team, this role is responsible for providing both technical support and assisting the team in performing building services and building fabric maintenance. As and when necessary, the role may be required to support non maintenance activities within the IFM Group. Key duties: Undertake the mechanical maintenance of Diamond Electrical / Mechanical and Building Services Infrastructure; Assist with monitoring and testing duties, as required by the Statutory Authorities; Problem solving and fault diagnosis on all site services, including air conditioning and air handling units, piped gases, hot and cold water systems (including unvented and pressurised systems), MTHW/LTHW systems, Chilled Water, refrigeration, etc.; Liaison and supervision of external contractors, service engineers and suppliers, including sub-contractor technical audits; Liaison / communication with various departments and teams across Diamond to safely achieve maintenance activities; Carry out and assist with the preparation of safety risk assessments and method statements; Participate in Health and Safety and Quality Assurance procedures as appropriate to the post; Assist in the control of spares stock, as well identifying future spare requirements; Support the Senior Maintenance Technician where required and assist in completing the planned maintenance programme; Plan individual work load and identify any potential resources (i.e. MEWP); Undertake non maintenance duties (i.e. small project work) within the IFM Group as and when the need arises; May be required to participate in the “on call” arrangements during commissioning and operation. For more information, and to apply please visit our website This job was originally posted as