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Maintenance Technician Jobs in Portsmouth

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.

​Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a port city in England within the south coast area, located on the shore of the English Channel. Portsmouth is known for its prehistoric ruins and beautiful coastline and has also been an important military harbour over many years, with a large Royal Navy base located there.

The engineering sector in Portsmouth is primarily focused on the shipbuilding industry. The city's shipyard employs more than 3,000 workers. However, over the past 20 years the sector has continued to grow rapidly with new technology and products being developed daily.

Portsmouth is well served by transport, with the nearest national railway station being Portsmouth and Southsea, which is about 5 miles from the city. Portsmouth is served by Junction 5 of the M275 motorway and has a number of other major roads within its boundaries.

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