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  • Mechanical Fitter / Crafts Person

    Contract: Permanent, Location: UK (Didcot, Oxfordshire ) Show Full Details


    Reporting to the Maintenance Charge Hand, you will join a multidisciplinary day team working on a rolling stagger pattern supporting the 1400MW CCGT Didcot B Power Station. Your remit will extend across all aspects of mechanical maintenance helping the station to achieve challenging commercial objectives.

    You will act with other members of the multi-disciplinary team and at times on your own to carry out breakdown/planned maintenance including service, fault diagnosis, project work and upgrades. Working in accordance with company safety rules and procedures, and in an efficient and proactive manner, you will require minimal supervision.

    The role will at times require working inside, outside, in confined conditions, at heights and in all weathers and may also require availability / flexibility for working outside core hours.

    Key Competencies


    ·       First line fault diagnosis on a wide range of equipment and plant using associated drawings.

    ·     All repair and maintenance on the full range of power plant and equipment, including pumps, valves, pipework in all materials, as found on site, and all auxiliary plant.

    ·    Any repair or maintenance on non-plant items as may be directed by maintenance charge hand.

    ·    The ability to read and comment on pump and valve drawings.

    ·    Identify the correct consumable materials required to complete jobs as required.

    ·    Keep work areas clean and tidy at all times.

    ·    Seek work out when job is complete or on stop.

    ·    Carry out pump or gearbox to motor alignments and record results as directed. 


    ·         A minimum of NVQ level 3 in mechanical engineering.

    ·         Time served Apprentice with at least two years relevant experience.

    ·         Have competence in the use of basic IT systems.

    ·         Be able to work with a minimum of supervision.

    ·         Be able to work well in a team or alone.

    ·         Have a proactive approach to Safety, Quality of Work and Company Goals.

    ·         Be a positive and valuable Team Member.


    NAECI Grade 5

    Ref: CW21021801

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