CHP Plant Manager - Utilities

CHP Plant Manager - Utilities

Job Title: CHP Plant Manager - Utilities
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Reference: BBBH12999_1547572422
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 17:13

Job Description

CHP Plant Manager - Utilities
Circa £50,000 + Bonus

We are recruiting for a CHP Plant 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 Plant Manager will responsible for the organisation and coordination of all operations and maintenance activities of the CHP in order to ensure it always runs smoothly and efficiently

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager as The CHP Plant 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 £50,000
  • 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 222 963 and ask to speak to Zubair Ahmed who can tell you more.

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.