Lead Mechanical Technician

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    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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    Luke Bennett

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Lead Mechanical Technician - Energy from Waste
Competitive Hourly Rate
6 Month Contract
This role falls inside of the IR35 Legislation

We are recruiting for an interim Lead Mechanical Technician to work at an energy from waste plant in Peterborough for a period of 6 months. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of mechanical technicians with the operation of the plant, assisting with routine and reactive maintenance, managing contractors and assisting with outage planning.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, as the Lead Mechanical Technician you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and supervising a team of mechanical technicians and sub- contractors on site
  • Assisting with planned, reactive and routine maintenance on mechanical plant such as: pumps, compressors, boilers, valves, turbines, motors and conveyors.
  • Assisting engineers with planning maintenance and outages
  • Writing, issuing and preparing RAMS for approval.
  • Managing and updating the onsite CMMS (HolisTech)

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

  • Experience within power generation such as; energy from waste, CCGT, steelworks, biomass, CHP or similar heavy industry
  • Mechanical qualification such as an ONC, HNC or equivalent
  • IOSH
  • CMMS and Microsoft literate.

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

  • Competitive Rate
  • 6-month contract
  • Mon - Fri working routine

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to lbennett@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more.

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