Mechanical Technician - Glasgow

Ref: 506 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2024

2020 Recruitment are working with an engineering client who are looking to add a Mechanical Technician to their team on a permanent basis.

This role will be based at their West Dunbartonshire site but travel to other sites to support the business is essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a client who invest in their people and offer career development pathways.

The Role

As the Mechanical Technician you will be working under the supervision of the Area Manager. You will complete the day-to-day operations of the gas field and generators at the assigned sites in order to achieve maximum electrical output, whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Mechanical Technician your duties will include the following:

  • Ensure that safe working practises and procedures are adhered to within all areas of work.
  • Assist with the implementing and supervising of health, safety and quality procedures at sites.
  • Assist with planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance of the generator sets and all other associated plant and equipment.
  • Provide backup and call out assistance to Operations Technicians at other sites.
  • Complete accurate and concise record keeping of operations and maintenance.
  • Ensure required gas field readings are made and issued on time to relevant personnel.
  • Assist in the ordering of consumable parts items, including, lube oils, filters, spark plugs, fan belts, etc.
  • Maintain adequate spare parts stock on assigned sites.
  • Assist in maintaining the landfill gas collection system and associated equipment.
  • Carry out routine stock takes of parts at site.
  • On-Call requirement one in ¾ weeks


To be considered for the Mechanical Technician role you must have the following skills & experience:

  • Operations and Maintenance experience
  • Reciprocating engines and/or the relating control systems experience
  • Be qualified to BTEC level or equivalent, or proven previous experience.
  • This position requires a high degree of flexibility, self-motivation, initiative, the ability to work well as part of a team and at times work alone.
  • Full UK drivers’ licence
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Health & safety awareness


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

  • Salary between £35k - £41k depending on experience
  • Permanent position
  • Company vehicle
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Training and development
  • TOIL System
  • Life Cover
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Various company benefits and incentives


To be considered for this role please send a CV to Robert at 2020 Recruitment.