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Maintenance Technician Jobs in Tyne and Wear

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.

​Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear is a county in North East England. It is made up of several metropolitan boroughs, including Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne and South Tyneside, as well as non-metropolitan districts such as Gateshead, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

The engineering sector in Tyne and Wear is an important part of the local economy. It supports around 100,000 jobs and has seen strong growth over the past years, with £2.8bn of investment across the North East.

Tyne and Wear is a major transport hub for the North East, located at the junction of the A1(M), A19, A1 and M62 motorways. Major rail services include Tyne and Wear Metro, East Coast Mainline, Newcastle-Edinburgh rail link, TransPennine Express routes between York, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield and regular ferries to North Shields.

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