Mechanical Technician

East Linton, Scotland

Are you an experienced mechanical technician looking to join a market leader on days?

Then Kingston Barnes may have the Opportunity for you!

What are we looking for?

  • Exposure to having carried out planned and unplanned maintenance activities.
  • A demonstrable track record in ensuring maintenance plans and targets are achieved safely, economically and within the environmental limits of the plant
  • Knowledge of repair methods of mechanical machinery and material within a heavy process or plant industry
  • Experience in working within Permit to Work and Safe System of Work environments i.e. plant isolations and safety systems
  • Experience in working with Preventative Maintenance Systems and Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
  • Some knowledge of the creation of detailed scopes of work / Engineering Specifications ready to be sent out to tender
  • A demonstrable no-compromise approach to Health & Safety legislation ideally relevant to process or power industry
  • Possess appropriate Engineering qualifications / technical qualifications such as a City & Guilds / NVQ (or equivalent) including a recognised apprenticeship.
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Strong team playing skills with an ability to work towards shared goals
  • Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to self-motivate by prioritising own workload when required.


Package/Hours of work:


  • Salary: £44,013 per year
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 16:00 p.m. (40 hours per week)
  • Annual bonus up to 10% based on company and personal performance.
  • Call out allowance – 1 in 4 weeks call out, Monday morning – Sunday night. £180 per week. Paid for 4 hours at time ½ when called out even if it is solvable on the phone/site = £29.74 + per hour = £208.99 per call out (£2716.87 per year) –
  • Holidays – 25 days + 8 bank holidays
  • Comprehensive sick pay scheme
  • 4 – 7% matched pension plan
  • Health care scheme
  • Benefits discount package / retailers/hotels etc.
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