Shift Technician


Shift Technician





£55000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits: Private Health care

Consultant name: Islem Krimat

Shift Technicians (M&E) Engineers to join our Defence contract currently mobilising in Cyprus. You will have a background and qualifications in either Electrical or Mechanical biased.

As based in Cyprus full time, you will be offered a package in line with our standard T&C’s plus a generous Overseas Allowance to support with accommodation etc whilst in the country.

SC Security Clearance is a condition of employment. If not held before, this will be obtained with the support of the employer

To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works/emergencies in accordance with the contract requirements on Electrical & Mechanical Services and associated systems



You will:

  • A key success factor in the Shift Technicians role is communication, particularly in reporting plant problems/failures that may impact on the clients business. It is essential that the details of all plant problems/failures are communicated to Shift Leader immediately.
  • Ensure that all plant and BMS checks are completed on time, and all problems found are recorded and communicated to the Shift Leader / Site Supervisor 
  • To carry out PPM in accordance with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Plant and associated systems.
  • Be proactive with regard to preventative maintenance and good site husbandry.
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements.
  • To ensure onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation associated with all aspects of the PPM and plant.
  • To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all Helpdesk related reactive maintenance issues, associated with electrical systems, heating and ventilation systems, pumps, water tanks, valves, pipe work and associated mechanical systems or as directed.
  • To co-ordinate, permit and monitor visiting specialist sub-contractors associated with mechanical aspects of the PPM schedules.
  • To respond to call outs and cover breakdowns and emergencies.
  • Repairs of electrical / mechanical systems.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.
  • To provide detailed job reports for all tasks carried out.
  • To undertake miscellaneous duties as requested or directed.
  • To proactively work towards the growth of the contract into other service provisions be they mechanical and electrical, like for like replacements or project works.


You will have:

  • NVQ / City & Guilds Level 3 (Electrical or Mechanical Discipline)
  • 3- 5 years’ experience in a similar field (critical environments)
  • Experienced in the electrical or mechanical aspects of general building Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedules
  • Competent working knowledge of Air Handling Unit’s, Building Management Systems, Air Conditioning equipment, Cold Water systems, Heating and Ventilation systems, Water Treatment and Emergency Generators
  • Authorised Person Experience
  • Legionella Awareness

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