Vacancy: Maintenance Technician – East Midlands

Key information

  • Salary: 30-35K
  • Benefits: Competitive Salary, Paid Overtime, Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Group Life Insurance Plan, Company Events, Cycle to Work scheme, Electric Vehicle scheme, childcare voucher scheme, Annual company performance-linked bonus, IET Membership
  • Reporting to: Framework Contract Manager
  • Location: Head office (Retford), National and international sites.

Fairfield Control Systems specialises in the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and service support of industrial control solutions across a wide range of markets. These solutions cover the whole range of Instrumentation, Control and Automation (ICA) and include PLC, SCADA, Motor Control, drives and range from simple dedicated controller applications, to complex networked solutions. We provide a full ‘turn-key’ service from design through to commissioning and 24/7 support.

Over the years, Fairfields has been involved in many high-profile and iconic projects, including the London Eye, Wimbledon Centre Court Retractable Roof, The Falkirk Wheel and Tower Bridge. In recent years, these projects have been complemented with projects in advanced manufacturing, integrating the latest Industry 4.0 technologies.

The Role

Key Purpose: Planned and reactive maintenance of Instrumentation Control and Automation (ICA) Solutions

As a valued member of our team, your role will be pivotal in guaranteeing the seamless operation and upkeep of the Instrumentation, Control and Automation (ICA) systems for water control and flood defence assets such as pumping Stations, sluice gates and level monitoring outstations. Your primary responsibilities will include planned preventive maintenance (PPM), reactive maintenance, and involvement in minor projects, such as PLC & HMI upgrades. Furthermore, you will be an integral part of our on-call support team, ensuring swift responses to critical issues as they arise.

The Candidate


  • HNC/BTEC Level 3 or equivalent
  • 3 Years experience as a Maintenance Technician or equivalent
  • PLC & HMI Fault finding
  • SMSTS (training can be provided)

Must be able to demonstrate:

  • Practical problem solver
  • Customer-facing with good communication skills
  • Confident and able to work autonomously & as part of a team
  • High motivation and discipline
  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Eligible and authorised to work in the UK (with relevant visas in place where required)

For more information & to apply please send your CV to Zack Raja via or phone 01204 958520. 

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