CHP Engineering Manager - Site Utilities

Job Title: CHP Engineering Manager - Site Utilities
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension
REF: 13347_1566575910
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2019

Job Description

CHP Engineering Manager - Utilities


Circa £65,000 + Bonus


We are recruiting for an Engineering Manager to work on a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the Hampshire area. The CHP plant supplies a manufacturing site with heat and power and is a 24/7 operation.

The CHP Enginering Manager will be responsible for the organisation and coordination of all engineering and maintenance activities of the CHP in order to ensure it always runs smoothly and efficiently

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Site Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the output of a 50MW CHP plant and Effluent Treatment Plant providing 24/7 utility supplies to a manufacturing plant.
  • The day to day management of operations, engineering and maintenance staff responsible for the continuous operation and maintenance of the CHP plant.
  • Identify and undertake projects designed to improve plant performance, productivity and efficiency as appropriate.
  • Liaising with other Engineering / Operations Manager on site to ensure the CHP and ETP outages are planned for and executed appropriately
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual departmental budgets
  • Ensure all operations and maintenance activities within the CHP are carried out with the highest regard for health & safety.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • At least 4 years of experience in the power generation industry in operations or maintenance at a supervisory or management level. This could be from energy from waste, biomass, CCGT, CHP, nuclear etc. Candidates with a marine engineering background from the Royal Navy would also be suitable for this - Chief Petty Officer / Warrant Officer level
  • A relevant engineering qualification at HNC / ONC level or equivalent. Qualifications below this may be acceptable with significant experience
  • A relevant health and safety qualification is desirable e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A basic salary up to £65,000
  • A performance related bonus up to 10%
  • Private medical cover
  • A company pension

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve who can tell you more.

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