A Maintenance Technician is a professional who keeps a distillery and other buildings facilities and machinery running smoothly by conducting general to specialist repairs. As a Maintenance Technician you will ensure that heating and plumbing systems and HVAC installations operate effectively and oversee the general maintenance of plant and machinery. Typically, this will involve maintaining plant assets in a safe, clean and operational condition, routine maintenance, planned and emergency repairs, and installing new equipment or other machinery that controls the temperature in a building’s infrastructure.
Maintenance Technicians are highly-skilled individuals. The scope of work and degree of specialisation of a technician may depend on the size of operations of the facility and the number of assets that need to be maintained. Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the upkeep of a facility, and their tasks include the maintenance and repair of industrial machinery, such as factory equipment, conveyor systems and packaging machines etc.
Main duties and responsibilities
Aa a maintenance technician you are responsible for the repair and upkeep of the facility you work in, including most of its assets. You will be skilled in a variety of areas including plumbing, carpentry, and electrical systems.
Typical duties and responsibilities include:
Skills, experience and qualifications
The average maintenance technician salary in the United Kingdom is £31,002 per year or £15.90 per hour. Entry level positions start at £27,007 per year while most experienced workers make up to £38,495 per year.