Electro-Mechanical Technician

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    Dronfield, Derbyshire

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    Renewable Energy

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    Mollie Allison

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    about 1 month ago

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Electro-Mechanical Technician - Biomass Power Station
South Yorkshire
Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits package

We are actively recruiting a multi skilled maintenance technician to join the Maintenance Department of a brand-new Biomass (Wood) power station in the South Yorkshire area. The Electro-Mechanical Technician will ultimately be responsible for carrying out pre planned and reactive maintenance on all electrical and mechanical plant around the power station.

What you will be doing…
Reporting to the Operation and Maintenance Team Leader, typical duties will include:
· Performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance tasks on a range of mechanical and electrical equipment including motors, valves, rotating plant, pumps, switchgear variable speed drives and conveyor systems
· Assisting during major maintenance periods, shut downs, outages etc. when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency
· Working alongside other technicians in the maintenance team in diagnosing faults and assisting/suggesting equipment upgrades
· Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
· Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
· Working within the company health, safety and environmental processes and procedures at all times
. Work on call out rota to repsond to site out of hours during emergencies and work occasional weekends.

What you will need…
· A recognised engineering apprenticeship along with an HNC/ONC in either a mechanical or electrical engineering discipline
· At least 4 years of experience working in the maintenance team in a heavy process environment such as a power station, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill. Multi skilled Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered
· Experience with CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) would be an advantage

What's in it for you…
· Competitive Salary
· Excellent benefits
· An opportunity to join a new, modern Biomass plant

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to mallison@astutetechnicial.co.uk or ring 02392 288 214 and ask to speak to Mollie Allison who can tell you more.

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