Shift Technician - CCGT Power Station

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    Spalding, Lincolnshire

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    Daniel Grosvenor

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    about 2 months ago

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Shift Technician (Operations) - CCGT Power Station
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We're currently recruiting a Shift Technician to join a CCGT Power Station capable of producing around 860MW of power. An expansion on site has gone operational which added a further 300MW capacity to the plant and includes a Siemens F-Class Open Cycle Gas Turbine.

As a Shift Technician you would typically be responsible for the safe & efficient operations of the power station.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader, as a Shift Operations Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • The safe and efficient operation of the CCGT Power Station through monitoring of the DCS, HMI, CEMS (Continuous Emissions Monitoring) and associated systems.
  • Respond to plant variances and take necessary actions to maintain a safe operation of the station.
  • Conducting plant walk rounds / inspections and checks.
  • Carry out first line plant maintenance, inspections and basic level fault finding, reporting all works through the sites CMMS and Shift Supervisor.
  • Writing and amending operational processes / procedures as and when required.
  • Carrying out steam cycle analysis through sampling and dosing.
  • Maintain accurate records and schedules in line with plant operating data
  • Working towards 400kV authorisations.
  • Any other duties as and when required and as experience dictates (such as maintenance work, FLT driving etc)

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

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an C&G/NVQ/ONC/HNC/HND in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in operations and/or maintenance in a heavy process environmental involving steam raising such as CCGT, Energy from Waste, Biomass, Petrochemical, Refinery, Steelworks etc
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant Watch Keeping experience will also be considered
  • Relevant health & safety certificate such as an IOSH or NEBOSH
  • Ideally, three years minimum experience on a working Power Station

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

  • A competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package including Pension
  • Opportunity to work on a highly efficient CCGT Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.ukor ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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