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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition Id:  208
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Position Purpose:

Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)

Competitive Salary + Performance Bonus + Benefits


Working Hours: Mon – Fri 6am – 2pm (Rota - weekends on call) 40hrs per week


Our new Mechanical Maintenance Technician/Engineer will ensure our Clinical Waste Plant availability is optimised, contributing to the forward planning of engineering works. providing first-line planned maintenance and troubleshoot repairs for site machinery at our Waste Plant Sidcup.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day mechanical maintenance activities within the plant, providing first line breakdown / defect repairs.  Acting immediately and effectively to minimise the loss of plant availability to keep downtime to a minimum using preventive and reactive maintenance procedures in line with site specific maintenance schedules. 

Key Job Activities:

We are keen to talk to candidates with Maintenance Technician and/or Mechanical Engineering experience possibly within a plant/Incinerator environment.

  • Minimum requirement formal qualification in Mechanical Engineering (e.g. City & Guilds or equivalent)
  • Hydraulics maintenance /  fault finding
  • Working Knowledge of Steam systems on a waste to energy plant
  • Pneumatics
  • Welding MMA/MIG
  • Oxy/propane cutting
  • FLT Licence
  • A willingness to develop in the role
  • Electrical fault finding experience (desirable)
  • 16th/17th Edition Electrical Qualification (desirable)
  • Heavy Industrial plant Experience (desirable)
Experience (EMEAA):


  • To provide first line breakdown / defect repairs and or support to shift supervisors,
  • To closely monitor the safe running of the plant and report to the supervisor or manager any engineering concerns. 
  • To prepare and co-ordinate the inspection, and effect repairs if required, to all statutory and non-statutory testing actions required to plant and equipment.
  • To review and update where required or as and when necessary site maintenance procedures (Site Specific)
  • To ensure pending unsafe conditions are notes and reported to the plant manager. 
  • To be involved with the "out of hours" engineering support group, in providing frontline maintenance support both communicably and physically when required. 
  • To complete maintenance logs in line with company B.MS System
  • To stand in for the shift supervisor in their absence (site specific requirement) 



The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.