Fuels Mechanic

LokalizacjaZjednoczone Królestwo Wielkiej Brytanii
Dyscyplina Other
Funkcje pracyFairford
Nazwa KontaktuOlivia Ward

Opis pracy

M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Fuel Mechanic to join our team.

The Role
Based in Fairford, UK you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a UK Military base.

Prior Fuel maintenance experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.

This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Fuel Mechanic, working on a diverse range of military equipment in an exciting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Installs, maintains, repairs, and adjusts pumps, control valves and meters, strainers and filters, water separators, and pipelines of liquid fuel systems for airfields to also include maintaining bulk storage installations and conventional/unconventional refueling systems which are used in fuel storage distribution systems.
  • Applies knowledge of the design, system function, and interrelation of units comprising the system; physical properties and hazards associated with the handling of various types of petroleum fuels, chemicals, and alcohol; pipefitting skills, mechanical skills.
  • Makes periodic inspections of units to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, and gauges such as fuel hydrants, tank pits, distribution lines, storage tanks, turbines, pumps, and control rooms.
  • Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment.
  • Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment.
  • Inspects fuel receiving, storage, and distribution facilities. Conducts preventive maintenance inspections to detect explosions, fire, and toxic hazards.
  • Checks interior and exterior of storage tanks for corrosion, leakage, sludge, and for correction of operation of roof sumps, float gauges, etc.
  • Repairs, replaces, and adjusts malfunctioning equipment to restore operating condition specified in regulations and repair manuals.
  • Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates gauges and meters.
  • Cleans storage tanks and removes and installs old or new equipment such as meter and filter installations, pipe systems, pit covers, and vents, to modify existing installations.
  • Conducts follow-up inspection of contractor and in-house repairs and maintains records of maintenance inspections and repairs.
  • Performs all phases of liquid fuels system maintenance including troubleshooting, repairs, and modification of installed systems
  • Lubricates and repacks valves; lubricates pumps; replaces gaskets and seals; corrects pumping equipment misalignment; cleans strainers and filter; services filter air separators and checks meters for correct delivery and calibration.
  • As required, maintains chemical fuel and other systems involving high pressure and toxic gases for miscellaneous industrial activities.
  • Participates in the testing of seams and areas suspected of leakage. Removes corrosion and repaints surfaces.
Deployment Package and Additional Benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
  • Extremely competitive rates of pay.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion. 
  • Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
  • Training given to enhance your skill set.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.

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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.