Works Manager - Power Generation Industrial Solutions

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    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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    Luke Bennett

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    30 days ago

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Works Manager - Power Generation Industrial Solutions


Competitive Salary & Benefits


Our client is an international leading provider of turnkey solutions across the Energy from Waste / Waste to Energy and Biomass industries. In the UK they have 10 Energy from Waste plants with a further two awarded which aim to be completed over the next few years.

We are looking for an experienced project/works manager to be responsible for developing outage projects across the UK in the energy from waste industry. This role will require you to travel to sites across the UK; Planning, coordinating and executing outages, meeting deadlines and working towards budgets.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Technical Director, as the Works 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 within the deadline and budget
  • 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 shutdown projects
  • Support the unit actively to enable all targets are met
  • Recognise, analyse, provide and execute the best possible solution for specific project requirements.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Previous experience within energy from waste, planning and delivering large scale projects
  • Qualified in UK health and safety schemes
  • Qualified to a minimum of HNC level in Mechanical/Process Engineering
  • Team leading skills including delegation, support and communication.
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Computer Literate
  • Be able to read blueprints, P&ID, Isometrics and understand construction methodologies
  • Full UK driving license due to travel requirements

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car
  • Pension

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to lbennett@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more.

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