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Mechanical Craftsperson - Biomass Power Station

Ashington, Northumberland

Up to £47763.00 per annum


Sector: Power

Posted: 13/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23783_1697206258

Mechanical Craftsperson - Biomass Power Station
Ashington, Northumberland
Circa £47,000 rising after probation
About the role:
Astute's Power team is partnering with a large Energy company to recruit a Mechanical Craftsperson for its site near Ashington, Northumberland.

The Mechanical Craftsperson role comes with a starting salary of £47,000 + a great benefits package including private medical.

If you're an apprentice-trained Mechanical Engineer and are looking to work in the Power sector, then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Shift Engineer you will:
  • Perform planned and reactive maintenance on a wide range of mechanical equipment.
  • Carry out fault-finding and rectify problems.
  • Work to site safety rules and Safe Systems of Work (SSoW)
  • Assist with scheduling outage activities as required.
  • Update the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Develop and implement procedures, instructions, risk assessments and method statements.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • A time-serviced apprenticeship (NVQ level 3 / EITB) in Mechanical Engineering (essential)
  • HNC in relevant subject (desirable)
  • IOSH certificate (desirable)
  • Ability to work a shift rota of dayshifts and nightshifts
Personal skills:
The Mechanical Craftsperson role would suit someone who is:
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Strong IT skills
Salary and benefits of the Mechanical Craftsperson role:
  • Starting salary of £47,760
  • Salary to rise to £51,900 after probation
  • Private medical
  • Benefits package
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288212 to speak to Ruth Winter 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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