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Mechanical Technician - Energy From Waste

  • Location

    Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Power

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Benefits

  • Contact:

    Megan McLeod

  • Email:

    mmcleod@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH15763_1591258966

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-04


Mechanical Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Competitive Salary + Benefits


Introduction…
Astute Technical Recruitment are working with an international market leader within the Engineering industry who have recently moved into the Energy from Waste sector. We are looking for a Mechanical Technician to join the Maintenance Team for their new Gasification Power Plant, located just North of the M25, North London.

This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate 10MWe which is enough to power around 7,000 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 90,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.


Role & Responsibilities
Your duties as a Mechanical Technician will include reporting to the Mechanical Engineer and you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets including pumps, gearboxes, valves, etc.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • To ensure compliance with the pressure regulations and lifting gear inspection requirements
  • Assisting in plant developments and projects
  • Supervising and setting to work on site contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMS
  • Assist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination
  • To ensure the availability of plant spares



What you will need
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a C&G / NVQ / ONC / HNC in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least 5 years of hands on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps rotating equipment, compressors, gearboxes, cranes etc
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation, petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered



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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime and Call out package
  • Benefits package
  • Opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste power station



How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more, please contact Megan McLeod on 02393 910 033 or email a CV & Cover Letter to mmcleod@astutetechnical.co.uk

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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • 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.