Operations Technician

Job Title: Operations Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH22972_1487775636
Contact Name: Boris Grigorov
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Job Published: about 4 years ago


Job title

Operations Technician

Department and location:


Blackburn area

Reporting to:

Area Manager

Salary range:

£ 30,000 to £33,000

Main purposes of job

Under the supervision of the Area Manager, to complete the day to day operations of gas field and generators at the assigned sites in order to achieve maximum electrical output.

Key tasks

  • Assist with planned preventative and breakdown maintenance of the generator sets and all other associated plant and equipment
  • Backup and call out assistance to Operations Technicians at other sites
  • Complete accurate and concise record keeping of Operations & Maintenance
  • Ensure required gas field readings are made and issued on time to relevant personnel
  • Assist in implementing and supervising Health & Safety and Quality procedures at assigned


  • Assist in the ordering of consumable parts items, including lube oils, filters, spark plugs fan belts, etc
  • Maintaining adequate spare parts stock on assigned sites
  • Carry out routine stock takes of parts holding on site
  • Ensure that safe working practises and procedures are adhered to within all areas of work

Key results/objectives

  • Learn the basic operational techniques
  • Achieving budgeted output
  • Minimising operational costs
  • Ensuring maximum gas availability

Skills, knowledge and experience (desirable)

Qualified to BTEC level, preferred in a mechanical discipline

Knowledge in respect of generation using reciprocating engines

SHE qualification, i.e. NEBOSH, IOSH

Proven track record of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Competent level of IT Skills