Project Manager x 2 (Outages) - Energy from Waste

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    Yorkshire and the Humber, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum + bonus, car allowance

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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Project Manager x 2 - Energy from Waste

Nationwide / Home based

£60,000 Circa + Benefits


Due to business growth we are currently looking for 2 Project Managers, ideally from the EfW industry, to develop, lead and provide hands on day to day site management of plant outages across the UK. The ideal candidate will come from an O&M power background and have experience in the planning, development and execution of outages.

Roles & Responsibilities

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The development of outage projects within the UK's energy from waste power plants
  • Planning and preparation of development proposals from start to finish
  • Provide progress reports and final reports to management and clients
  • Build and foster relationships with current and potential clients and suppliers
  • Co-ordinate and manage sub-contractors, customer service advisors, maintenance team and construction managers on site
  • Prepare and calculate costs for future outage projects
  • Support the unit actively to enable all targets are met
  • Recognise, analyse and execute the best possible solution for specific plant outage requirements.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a mechanical engineering/maintenance role in the power sector, ideally on an EFW plant
  • Qualified to a minimum of HNC level in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Experience with planning, developing and execution of outages within a power plant - ideally from the Energy from Waste or Biomass industry
  • Team leading skills including delegation and support.
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Computer Literate
  • Full UK driving license due to travel requirements

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary of up to £60,000
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Career progression.

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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  • 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.