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M&E Maintenance Technician - District Heating

Barking and Dagenham, London

Van, Fuel Card, Pension


Sector: Power

Posted: 11/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23747_1697018169

M&E Maintenance Engineer - District Heating
Barking and Dagenham
Competitive Salary + Benefits (Van & Fuel Card)

About the role:
Astute's Power team are partnering with a local authority who own and operate an energy company specialising in district heating.

The M&E Engineer will play a vital part in the corrective and preventative maintenance activities in all areas of the process which will include plant rooms, district heating pipework and heat metering equipment.

If you have a background working in engineering, District Heating or a similar environment and are looking to work for an organisation that is passionate about energy, then upload your CV to today.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining the district heating assets including, boilers, plant rooms, pipework networks and covering corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Assist the team with both electrical and mechanical maintenance
  • Be involved with improvements in performance of assets
  • Ensure health and safety is adhered to across complex commercial environments
  • Travel to surrounding sites to perform maintenance on district heating network
  • Participate in call-out rota, 1 in 4

Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Hold an ONC/NVQ Level 3+ in a relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Knowledge and experience in maintaining commercial/domestic heating and pipework systems, heat generation and heat transfer equipment
  • Experience with the safe isolation and re-commissioning of plant/pipework and electrical systems
  • Health and Safety knowledge - IOSH and/or NEBOSH are desirable
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Personal skills:
The Maintenance Engineer role would suit someone who is:

  • Experienced with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer focused.
  • Engineering background desired
  • Great work ethic

Salary and benefits of the Maintenance Engineer role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Van and Fuel Card
  • Opportunity to help the development of innovative new systems to decarbonise the UK
  • Training and development

How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 07488822882 to speak to Joshua Haile who can tell you more.


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.

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