Valve Technician

Stockton-on-Tees 13 - 16 p/h Permanent

Job Reference: 52097988

Valve Technician
Safety Valves
Salary up to £16.25 p/h
Day Shifts Mon-Fri 
Stockton On Tees - TS18
33 days holiday, Phone, Expenses Paid Weekly, Overtime, Pool Vehicle, Fuel Card, Training & Development

Are you new to the world of engineering and looking for your first challenge? Or are you a Valve Technician with experience in safety valves keen to expand your skills within a niche engineering sector? If yes, read on…

My client is an established firm in the specialist safety valve sector who are currently looking for a skilled individual to repair, service and maintain customer valves on various sites across the UK and Ireland. Full training will be provided so machinery-specific experience is not essential but a great attitude to learn is.

Commutable from: Middlesbrough, Billingham, Eaglescliffe and Thornaby

The role of Valve Technician:
To service and maintain a range of safety valves
  • Perform routine Maintenance 
  • To work safely, effectively, and efficiently at all times considering all persons, plant, property and the environment. 
  • To carry out safety valve/level gauge services to include but not exclusively, refurbishment, calibration, repair, overhaul, servicing and finishing at customer's sites and in the workshop. 
  • To provide an online safety valve testing service (Tru-Test®) to customers 
  • To undertake any other reasonable relevant task/training that may be required within the engineering services department 
  • Work/communicate with all other members of the team to ensure that knowledge vital to the smooth operation of the department is transferred effectively. 
  • Fault finding/diagnostics
  • Ensuring that works are carried out in compliance with current health, safety and environmental requirements
  • Flexible with overnight stays when required

Key Skills / Experience Required: 
  • Experience in Mechanical assembly or the use of hand tools
  • Previous experience of communicating with people on all levels
  • Good communication skills with a range of individuals; customers to site operatives 
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence

 Salary and Package:
  • Salary £13 - £16.25 per hour door-to-door travel 
  • 39-hour working week with regular overtime available 
  • Company Pool Van and Fuel Card
  • 25 days holiday 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Saturday overtime x 1.5 / Sunday overtime x 2
  • Out of workshop allowance (payable for visits/trips over 5 hrs) £8 /day (To be agreed a further allowance for extended working days) 
  • Overnight stay allowance - £22/night 
  • Both the above may be payable for and on the same day 
  • Continuous training/development - Specialist safety valve formal training
  • Company Pension Scheme

 Interested? To apply for this Valve Technician position, here are your two options:
  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Shanice Vickers 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm.
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

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