Mechanical Engineer - CCGT

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    Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex

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    Megan McLeod

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    9 days ago

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Mechanical Engineer- CCGT


Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Astute are working with an international client who have several Power Generating assets across the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join the Engineering Team of this 700MW+ Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station.

Using CCGT technology the plant is one of the most efficient in the country and consists of gas turbines, HRSG boilers, steam turbines, generators, water treatment plant, cooling systems, pumps, motors, compressors and much more. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for managing the sites mechanical plant and large rotating equipment, with a specific focus on plant projects and plant improvement work

Roles & Responsibilities...
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, as Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as the site expert for all Mechanical Engineering assets such as steam and gas turbines, generators, pressure systems, HRSG and gas pipeline
  • Implementing maintenance techniques and best practices while ensuring you are complying with HSE procedures
  • Liaising with the maintenance and operation teams in investigating any plant issues and Identifying areas for improvement
  • Engineering and managing mechanical plant developments/ projects in order to deliver against company KPI's
  • Providing mechanical maintenance expertise
  • To be able to provide suitable cover for the Engineering Manager in their absence

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

  • A degree level qualification in a relevant Mechanical Engineering discipline such as HND, HNC or ONC
  • Excellent technical knowledge of large rotating plant such as Gas and Steam Turbines, HRSG Boilers, Pumps, Cooling Towers, Compressors etc
  • 5 years' experience gained in a heavy process industry ideally power generation but candidates from Steel Refineries, Paper Mills or other sources of Power Production will be considered

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to join a 700MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and cover letter to MMcLeod@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02393 910 033 and speak to Megan who can tell you more.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.