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Maintenance Technician Jobs in Edinburgh

Maintenance Technician

In the manufacturing sector, a Maintenance Technician plays a crucial role in ensuring machinery and equipment run smoothly and efficiently. Their duties include performing regular inspections, conducting routine maintenance tasks, troubleshooting and repairs.

To work as a Maintenance Technician, one must have excellent technical and problem-solving skills, familiarity with safety regulations, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Qualifications typically include ONC, BTEC, or NVQ Level 3 in electrical or mechanical engineering.

When recruiting a Maintenance Technician, companies are usually interested in candidates with prior experience in a manufacturing setting. Above all, they value a Maintenance Technician who has a proven track-record in reducing machinery downtime, maintaining safety standards and improving overall operational efficiency.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city, with a population of around 550,000 people. The city has everything from historic castles to underground vaults and it also offers hiking in the Cairngorm Mountains. Edinburgh is home to the biggest arts festival in the world, the Fringe - it's very busy and full of creativity. Edinburgh has amazing architecture, a beautiful skyline and is between two lochs which makes it ideal for walking around or biking.

Edinburgh is the perfect place for engineers. There are lots of opportunities for junior, senior and management level positions. A strong tradition of research and applied technology in academia, government and industry has created an environment where innovation plays a critical role in developing new products, services and processes that drive economic growth.

Edinburgh is a compact and walkable city, with a range of public transport options meaning you can easily get around. There are two main motorways feeding into Edinburgh making it easily accessible to get to by car. 

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