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LFG Maintenance Technician

  • Location

    St. Helens, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Landfill

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + + benefits

  • Contact:

    Tim Norford

  • Email:

    tnorford@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14310_1578407966

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP


Engine Maintenance Technician - Renewable Energy
£28,000 - £32,000 DoE plus benefits
St Helens, Merseyside

We are currently seeking to recruit a Maintenance Technician / Engine Maintenance Technician / Field Service Engineer, to carry out planned & reactive maintenance on a range of Landfill & CHP Gas Engines. Our client is a leading organisation within the renewable energy sector, with the opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join their team.

As an Engine Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Planned & reactive maintenance on Landfill Gas sites
  • Carrying out fault finding activities on the gas engines
  • Performing remote start-ups of back-up engines if there is a breakdown
  • Working as part of a team of Engineers, ensuring safe & efficient operation of the generating plant
  • Ensuring health & safety is adhered to at all times
  • Other duties as required


To be considered for this position, you must have a relevant Mechanical Engineering qualification (Apprenticeship / HNC / HND / NVQ / City & Guilds etc.). You should have experience carrying out maintenance on large reciprocating engines (Caterpillar, Perkins, Deutz, Jenbacher, Wartsila, or similar) and working on large process equipment (pumps, motors, etc.).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a large company within the Power Generation sector. This position will be predominantly based in St Helens but could be mobile as and when required.

The package on offer for this role includes a salary in the region of £28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits including company van, bonus scheme, pension & holidays.

If you would like to apply for the Engine Maintenance Technician role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to tnorford@astutetechnical.co.uk, or call Tim Norford on 02393910108 for more information.

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. 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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