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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - CCGT Power Station


£50000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Private Medical


Sector: Power

Posted: 06/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23922_1699282511

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - CCGT Power Station
St Neots, Bedfordshire
£50,000 - £70,000 (DoE) + 15% Bonus + Private medical (family cover) + excellent benefits
About the role:
Astute's Power Team is partnered with a global energy provider with a commitment to professional development and sustainability to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for their 750MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Station in Little Barford, Bedfordshire.

The vital Mechanical Maintenance Engineer role comes with salary of £50,000 - £70,000 + 15% Bonus + family private medical + benefits.

If you're a Mechanical Engineer, or an experienced mechanical technician looking to progress to engineer level and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will:
  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets including pumps, gearboxes, valves, etc.
  • Assisting & developing the teams of Mechanical Technicians & providing them with technical support in relation to the mechanical assets
  • Support the central engineering team during outage periods by taking responsibility for identified work packages
  • To ensure health, safety & environmental compliance, along with the pressure regulations and lifting gear inspection requirements
  • Assisting in continuous improvement such as plant developments, modifications and projects
  • Supervising and setting to work on site contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMS
  • Assist in mechanical projects & outage planning, scheduling and coordination
  • Budget management & cost controls
  • To ensure the availability of plant spares
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • A relevant technical qualification, ideally at HNC / HND / Degree level, in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
Personal skills and prior experience
The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer role would suit someone who has:
  • Proven hands-on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps, turbines, boilers, HRSG equipment, etc.
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation (CCGT, EfW, Biomass) , petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc.
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered, ideally from Petty Officer level and above.
Salary and benefits of the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer position.
  • Basic salary between £50,000 - £70,000 (dependant on experience)
  • Up to 15% Bonus
  • Private medical cover (family included)
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Other excellent benefits
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 288 282 to speak to Arjun Patel 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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