Assistant Operations Manager - Power Generation

Assistant Operations Manager - Power Generation

Job Title: Assistant Operations Manager - Power Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12234KY_1532689271
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2018 12:01

Job Description

Assistant Operations Manager - Power Generation
Up to £50,000 DoE + Benefits
Permanent, Full Time
Essex - Field based

Our client, a leading company working within the power generation sector, currently require an Assistant Operations Manager / Senior CHP Engineer / Lead Engine Technician to join their team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you'll be responsible for managing the operations, maintenance and project work being carried out on multiple plants across Essex and the surrounding area.

As an Assistant Operations Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and managing a team of CHP & Gas Engine Technicians carrying out operations, maintenance and project work on the power generation plants.
  • Conducting hands on O&M activities on the large gas engines if required.
  • Carrying out fault finding & diagnostics on the plant, identifying root cause and assisting in the optimisation of engine and asset performance.
  • Providing technical support to engineers and technicians.
  • Ensuring compliance with health & safety requirements.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to hold a relevant engineering qualification (apprenticeship / HND / HNC / City & Guilds etc.) and possess hands on experience working on large reciprocating engines. You will need to have proven man management skills and a background working in the Power Generation / Landfill Gas / CHP / Renewable Energy sector.

This is a field-based position, covering multiple sites across Essex and the surrounding area. As a result, you will need to hold a valid driving licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company within the power generation sector in a senior level role! They're offering a salary of up to £50,000 depending on experience, plus a benefits package which will include a company vehicle and bonus.

If you would like to apply for this Assistant Operations Manager role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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