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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management & Maintenance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £18 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Bateson

  • Contact email:

    mbateson@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    MB56_1612285842

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join our client in Edinburgh.

Role Overview

The post holder will very much be involved with the maintenance and minor works service covering a wide and varied range of mechanical equipment servicing large industrial units such as dual fired boilers and heating and ventilation distribution equipment.
All mechanical equipment throughout the Hospital that comprises heating equipment (pumps, control valves, radiators) ventilation equipment (fans, heating/cooling coils, Humidification) Domestic Hot Water equipment (calorifiers, safety devices) compressors, manifolds for medical gases, Building Management System control equipment.
Work involves the use of analytical test devices, specialist tools, workshop fixed equipment, portable electrical equipment, welding equipment, emergency generators, medical gas equipment (patient use) suction units, geared drives.

Duties

Undertake fault finding on complex medical gas systems, MTHW /LTHW pressure heating water systems, critical systems and equipment and pressurised steam systems. Using cause effect analysis and detailed examination to gain a solution and use of all relevant drawings and schematics.

Carry out planned preventative maintenance, inspections, commissioning and testing in accordance with published procedures, completing all report sheets and test certificates as necessary and mark up any drawing alterations

Use of all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works ensuring full compliance with Guidelines and Controls e.g. Risk Assessment, Site Safety, Fire Safety, Control of Infection and Hazardous Substances.

Qualifications

Required qualifications are an appropriately recognised Mechanical/Engineering apprenticeship
C&G, Scotvec (SVQ3), or equivalent.

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