Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Energy from Waste

West Midlands
£40832.00 - £43330.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
22-06-2022 02:49 PM

Mechanical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station
Coventry, West Midlands
£40,832 - £43,330 + + Bonus + Benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are currently looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join an Energy from Waste power station in the West Midlands.
As the Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for carrying out inspections, planned and reactive maintenance of all mechanical plant on site.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on mechanical assets which includes equipment such as steam boiler, conveyor systems, gearbox, steam turbines, cranes, pumps, etc.
  • Planning PPM Schedules and reviewing plant defects
  • Update the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) when required
  • Supervise external contractors on site during scheduled maintenance and inspections
  • Carry out root cause analysis (RCA) to prevent faults from reoccurring

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • A recognised engineering apprenticeship or relevant engineering qualification such as a HND/HNC/NVQ Level 3, etc in a Mechanical discipline
  • At least 2 years' experience working in a heavy process engineering environment such as Power (EfW, Biomass, CCGT, Coal, etc), COMAH site, Refinery, Paper Mill, etc.
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers from LET Level and above will be suitable for this position too and submariners with steam generation experience will be advantageous
  • Experience working with CMMS systems

Salary & Benefits

  • Up to £43,330 (after probation)
  • Excellent company pension scheme
  • Bonus
  • Other benefits

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send a copy of your updated CV along with a covering letter to or dial 02393 910 473 and ask to speak with Stuart Clark who can tell you more about this opportunity.

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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