Maintenance Technician - Fife

Ref: 484 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jul 2024

2020 Recruitment are working with a Fife based Biomass Station who are looking to add a Maintenance Technician to their team on a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will have a high level of mechanical technical plant awareness, excellent problem-solving skills, together with experience of site safety rules.

This is a day shift position with based over a two-week rotation. Week one 40 hours, week two 36 hours with Friday afternoons off.

The Role

As the Maintenance Technician you will undertake routine and defect maintenance work to ensure the reliability, availability and output of the plant and equipment are achieved.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Maintenance Technician your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Execute routine and non-routine maintenance activities in accordance with approved processes and procedures.
  • Provide out of hours support in ensuring that availability and output of the station is maximised at all times.
  • Investigate plant problems and identify solutions.
  • Prepare and present technical reports.
  • Maintain work and activity records.
  • Carry out continuous plant condition monitoring routines.
  • Ensure effective planning is in place with adequate and competent resources available.
  • Ensure that safe working practices and procedures are adhered to in line with the SHE Management System.
  • Provide cover for the day-to-day management of the Operations and Maintenance Coordinator role as required.
  • Supervise other staff and contracted personnel as directed by the Operations and Maintenance Coordinators.
  • Have the full understanding of cost implications and power generation within your areas of work.


To be considered for Maintenance Technician role you must have the following experience:

  • Relevant time served apprenticeship
  • Power generation/utility experience
  • Previous experience within a maintenance role
  • Experience of Sertica and Rivo software
  • Ability to independently identify faults
  • Health & Safety awareness
  • Own transport


As the Maintenance Technician you will be offered the following package:

  • Salary of £30k-£40k
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Private dental care
  • PPE provided and changed
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car charging
  • Discounted electrical cars
  • Career progression


To apply for this position or to learn more about the role please contact Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.