Mechanical Craft Operator - Biomass Power Station
North East England
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Astute are supporting the recruitment of a leading International Energy provider who own a number of Power Stations across the UK. This particular plant was recently converted from Coal to Biomass and is now a highly efficient renewable energy plant capable of producing ~420MW.
We are looking for a Mechanical Craft Operator / Technician to join the maintenance Team within the Fuel & Ash section of the Power Station. Working on a continental shift pattern, you'll be involved with performing reactive & preventative maintenance on a variety of plant.
Roles & Responsibilities
As the Mechanical Craft Operator, you will be responsible for:
- Pre-planned and reactive maintenance duties on all mechanical assets across the Fuel & Ash plant sections on the Power Station
- Fault finding/maintaining mechanical plant such as valves, compressors, conveyors, rotating plant, generators, pumps etc
- Conducting continuous improvement activities, plant modifications and design work
- Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
- Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMS
- To ensure the availability of plant spares
- Providing safe & efficient operation of the Fuel & Ash plant
Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
- Ideally qualified in a recognised Mechanical apprenticeship in a heavy process industry
- A relevant technical qualification such as an NVQ / ONC / HNC in Mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
- At least 4 years of hands-on maintenance experience with valves, compressors, conveyors, rotating plant, generators, pumps etc
- Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation, petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered.
- IOSH or similar Health & Safety qualification
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
- Highly competitive salary
- Shift Allowance
- Bonus opportunity
- Full benefits package
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 02392 288 284 and ask to speak to Kyle Shinn who can tell you more.
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