Lead Mechanical Technician

  • Location

    Immingham, Lincolnshire

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, pension, OT

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Lead Mechanical Technician - Power Station

North East Lincolnshire

Competitive salary + generous benefits package


Our client operates a large gas fired CHP in Yorkshire which consists of consists of gas turbines, HRSG boilers, steam turbines, generators, water treatment plant, cooling systems, pumps, motors, compressors.

We are looking for a motivated Lead Mechanical Technician to join the maintenance department of this plant. The Lead Technician will be responsible for pre-planned and reactive maintenance work around the site as well as directing and advising the Mechanical Technicians when required.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Mechanical Engineer, as the Lead Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance on a wide variety of rotating equipment.
  • Work with the planning department to ensure an accurate daily maintenance schedule is produced and worked
  • Outage support from defect identification through planning and successful implementation
  • Coaching and providing technical advice to other discipline technicians and assisting Engineers in development of training plans
  • Supervising contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the sites CMMS
  • Ensuring HSE Compliance at all times

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • At least an HNC qualification in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Significant experience in the power industry or heavy engineering environment such as petrochemicals, oil and gas
  • Experience in planning works with the ability to take on small projects when required
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as alongside a team
  • Flexible approach to working

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Excellent salary on offer
  • Bonus scheme
  • Generous overtime at 1.5x
  • Company pension

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve who can tell you more.

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