Maintenance Technician - Anaerobic Digestion

Renewable Energy
Up to £30000.00 per annum + overtime + call outs
23-02-2021 11:59 AM

Maintenance Technician - Renewable Energy
£30,000 + call out retainer and overtime

Astute are working with a family-owned business in the Anaerobic Digestion sector and we're looking for a strong Maintenance Technician to join the team. We're looking for someone who has experience in a process plant environment so if you're keen to join the sector, now's your chance. A multi-skilled Maintenance Technician is preferred, but a mechanical bias with an electrical appreciation is great.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Anaerobic Digestion Plant Manager, as a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintenance tasks on the plant
  • Maintaining the likes of gearboxes, motors, pumps, augers, mixers and associated pipework
  • Monitoring and diagnosing problems with the use of the plant operation system
  • Assisting in the setup of the associated systems and conduct repairs or adjustments when necessary
  • Planning and executing a PPM schedule
  • Inspection and testing of alarm and functionality systems
  • Reporting defects
  • Assisting with plant operations when required
  • Attending emergency call outs and work on a rota, including weekends and evenings when necessary
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Proven Maintenance Technician experience
  • Experience with SCADA/DCS systems is an advantage
  • A relevant qualification in an engineering discipline
  • A good understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and other systems
  • Experience on a processing, energy from waste or chemical plant would be advantageous
  • A full UK driving licence is essential

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary of £30,000
  • An overtime and on call allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • 30 days holiday, including Bank Holidays

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford 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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