Asset Engineer - Biomass Power Station

Asset Engineer - Biomass Power Station

Job Title: Asset Engineer - Biomass Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lincolnshire
Salary: £45000. - £55000 per annum + vehicle, pension
Reference: BBBH10180_1488217167
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2017 17:39

Job Description

Asset Engineer - Biomass Power Station

Circa £55,000 + company vehicle



We're currently recruiting for an Asset Engineer to work on a relatively new biomass power station in the Lincolnshire area. The Asset Engineer will assist in overseeing the relationship between the O&M provider and the plant's owners ensuring the O&M provider are managing and operating the plant in the best interests of the owners. This role involves supporting the Asset Manager of the station in the oversight and governance of the plant.


Reporting to the Asset Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Asset Manager in ensuring the Operations & Maintenance provider are managing and running the plant in the best interests of the Owner.
  • Liaising with the O&M provider and fuel supply provider
  • The review of contracts and commercial arrangements with suppliers to ensure best value for money
  • Supporting the ongoing operation of a continuous improvement initiative at the power station
  • Monitoring compliance of the site relating to legislation, permissions and permits
  • Supporting the PPM of the site and shutdown periods / outages
  • Deputising for the Asset Manager during periods of sickness and holidays

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A relevant technical engineering qualification in an engineering discipline e.g. Degree/HND/HNC
  • Experience in an asset or contract management role in a heavy engineering environment, ideally power generation e.g. steel, manufacturing, petrochemical, power, biomass etc.
  • Experience in dealing with 3rd party vendors outside operations or maintenance of the asset/facility
  • Ideally a solid understanding of thermal power generation operations & maintenance procedures
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Asset Engineer vacancy as follows:

  • A salary up to £55,000
  • A company car
  • Company pension

How do I apply...

To apply for a position please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary and package to or call 02392 288 215 to speak to Steve 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.