Lead Mechanical Technician - CHP

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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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    8 months ago

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Lead Mechanical Technician - Combined Heat & Power
Competitive Salary + Benefits

As the sites Lead Mechanical Technician / Engineer you'll be responsible for overseeing all preventative and reactive maintenance across the District Heating Network and associated plant rooms.

The CHP currently imports steam from a nearby incinerator and utilises a 14.5MW Condensing Steam Turbine, to produce heat and power.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the District Heating Network Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Plan and schedule preventative maintenance around the energy network to ensure maximum availability to fulfil contractual obligations.
  • Take an active part in maintenance activities, working on a variety of kit involving pump, boilers, heat recovery steam generators, compressors, control systems etc.
  • Allocate the appropriate resources, including the sourcing of spares & replacement parts.
  • Managing the planning of shutdowns / outages, liaising with third party suppliers / contractors as and when appropriate.
  • Regularly maintain the Pirana CMMS, ensuring all records are kept up to date and accurate.

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

  • Ideally qualified to a HNC in Mechanical Engineering but a Level 3 qualification with appropriate experience would be welcome.
  • Experience working to Pressure Safety Systems Regulations, LOLER, PUWER and similar statutory legislation.
  • Experience with the Permit to Work system, safe systems of work and LOTO
  • If you have experience working on speed drives, PID controllers, temperature & pressure control systems, that would be highly advantageous.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Overtime & call out rates
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Opportunity to work with one of the UK's first District Heating Schemes

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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