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Senior Plant Maintenance Technician

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
£18,000 to £24,000 per annum
London, North London
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Senior Plant Maintenance Technician

Location: North London, Highgate

Salary: £18,000 - £24,000 DOE

Hours: Monday to Friday (06:30-14:30) 37.5 Hours (Some Saturday's)

Are you looking to work within an exciting company that offers excellent benefits and support inclusion and diversity?

Do you enjoy working in different locations within London?

Would you be encouraged by the prospect of progression and the high level of training and support you would receive?

My client is seeking an enthusiastic Senior Plant Technician to join a successful team working with blue chip companies to provide a high level of service. My client offers bespoke interior garden solutions for hotels and businesses in and around London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assume responsibility and act accordingly in support of managers.
  • To be responsible for staff under your supervision and instruction.
  • To represent the company as a senior member of staff and act accordingly.
  • To receive project orders / upgrades/ issues / complaints and instructions from managers and independently organise ordering of items and allocation of required staff and resources.
  • To liaise with managers, staff, clients and suppliers and schedule projects / upgrades / issues / complaints, including arranging passes and booking in staff and vehicles where required.
  • To run projects independently on site ensuring they are executed and completed to a high standard in accordance with my clients and its client expectations.
  • To prioritise tasks and duties and delegate these to staff appropriately in a clear and respectful manner.
  • To ensure staff work safely in accordance with training, risk assessments and H&S Policy
  • To train both new and existing staff to ensure they understand how to carry out and complete tasks and duties to the expected high standard.
  • To ensure plant stock at storage premises is organised in order to facilitate drop offs, upgrades last minute tech orders.
  • To inform Technicians of any new work coming up or work cancelling.
  • Adding and removing work from CRM and spreadsheets.
  • Checking the Technicians Rota's on a regular basis to make sure work area's stay as tight as possible at all times.
  • To arrange weekly and daily Technician drop offs so they are done in a timely and efficient manner.

Key Requirements:

  • Written and verbal communication should be clear and precise.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate respectfully with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Good knowledge of London area and ability to navigate to unfamiliar locations
  • Strong time management and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and impart that initiative professionally.
  • Strong organisational ability.
  • Strong computer literacy and knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook.


  • Driving licence essential (No more than 6 points)
  • Strong maintenance skills and a broad knowledge of different plants and their requirements

Personal Attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable.
  • A positive attitude towards work duties and colleagues.
  • An open and listening manner with the ability to convey difficult messages sensitively.
  • An ability to influence and persuade others.
  • An ability to work with people of all levels and be able to build relationships with them.
  • An ability to multitask and prioritise workloads.
  • Some heavy lifting duties are required in this position.
  • Proactive, committed and effective team player.
  • Make suggestions/recommendations to enhance or streamline operations.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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