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Maintenance Technician Jobs in Gateshead

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.

​Gateshead

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, lying on the south bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. The population is just under 127,500 people (in 2011).

The engineering sector in Gateshead is growing constantly. Engineers across a range of disciplines take advantage of the fantastic facilities available in the area, as well as its close proximity to major cities such as Newcastle and easy access to places like London.

Gateshead Metro Station is only 2 minutes' walk from Deneholm Village, with regular services into Newcastle and the Metro Centre. The A1 Tyne Tunnel is close by, allowing easy access to all parts of Tyne and Wear.

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