Mechanical Engineer - Power Station

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
14 Oct 2020
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Mechanical Engineer - Energy from Waste Plant

Excellent salary + bonus + benefits

South London


We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer to join the maintenance department of an Energy from Waste (EfW) power station in South London near the Croydon area. As the Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for all mechanical engineering and maintenance activities to ensure minimal downtime and optimal long-term availability of the plant is achieved.


Reporting into the Engineering & Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for:

Coordinating, scheduling and planning maintenance activities to ensure optimal long-term availability of the plant
The day to day management of a team of mechanical technicians who are responsible for carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance on all mechanical equipment including pumps, gearboxes, valves, fans etc
Supervising and directing contractors
Management of the mechanical maintenance workshop
Ensuring the CMMS is updated and utilised to its full potential
Carrying out risk assessments to ensure all maintenance activities are carried out with the highest regard for health and safety

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

To be considered for this position you must have:

A recognised qualification in mechanical engineering or similar at HNC level or higher
Knowledge and experience working with a range of mechanical plant including boilers, turbines, pumps, valves, conveyors, pipework etc
At least 4 years of experience in a supervisory level role in a heavy process environment - ideally power generation but will also consider pharmaceutical, chemical, steel, paper mill etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers at PO level and above will also be considered
Experience in the planning and execution of outages would be an advantage
Experience working with computerised maintenance management systems
An IOSH or NEBOSH qualification would be beneficial

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Mechanical Engineer vacancy as follows:

A competitive basic salary
A performance related bonus
Company pension
25 days' holiday plus bank holidays

How do I apply...

To apply for a position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary and package to (url removed) or call (phone number removed) to speak to Steve who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful
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