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Maintenance Technician Jobs in Somerset

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.

​Somerset

Somerset has a population of around 550,000 people. It shares borders with three other counties, which are Gloucestershire, Devon and Wiltshire.

Somerset is a county situated in South West England and is known for farming, cheese making and cider making. Somerset also has a beautiful coastline with some lovely beaches, which have been awarded blue flag status. Somerset is home to a number of historic attractions such as the Norman Church at Glastonbury, or the abbey ruins at Wells Cathedral. There are also beautiful gardens and parks like Stourhead on the Somerset border with Wiltshire, which has glorious views over the surrounding countryside.

There are over 2,000 engineering companies in Somerset and they employ up to 35,000 people including direct employees and sub-contractors. The local economy is extremely diverse with a wide variety of businesses operating within the sector.

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