Assistant Mechanical Engineer - CHP

Assistant Mechanical Engineer - CHP

Job Title: Assistant Mechanical Engineer - CHP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Seascale, Cumbria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AMEFCHP_1515513241
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2018 15:54

Job Description

Assistant Mechanical Engineer - CHP


Competitive Salary & Benefits


Astute are looking to recruit an Assistant Mechanical Engineer to join the Engineering Team of a 188MW CHP located in Cumbria. Comprised of three GE Frame 6B Gas Turbines and a single 68MW Steam Turbine, the plant provides power to the National Grid as well as steam to the Nuclear facilities of Sellafield.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Mechanical Engineer, as the Assistant Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Engineering Team with the planning and management of the day to day Mechanical Engineering strategy.
  • Taking an active part in outage/shutdown planning, preparation and implementation.
  • Support the Planning Engineer in completing any scheduled/unscheduled maintenance work.
  • Carry out all maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner, in line with company legislation.
  • Remain current with all Mechanical Engineering legislation including PSSR, LOLER, PUWER, design codes etc.
  • Deputise for the Mechanical Engineer as and when required.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering or similar (HND or Degree would be preferred).
  • Previous experience working in a Power Station environment (CHP, Energy from Waste, Biomass, CCGT) or similar 24/7 Heavy Process Industry (Refinery, Petrochemical, FMCG).
  • Experience working to a PPM schedule and Outage Management
  • Budget and project management experience

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary plus Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to join a Nationwide O&M provider

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor 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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.