Compliance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Compliance Engineer - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: BBBH14083_1566891618
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2019

Job Description

Compliance Engineer - Energy from Waste Power Generation

Up to circa £55,000 + car allowance + bonus



We are currently recruiting a Compliance Engineer to cover a growing fleet of Energy from Waste plants from Southern England to the central belt of Scotland. Based from the nearest EFW plant, the Compliance Engineer will be responsible for ensuring all EFW plants are compliant with all statutory regulations and quality systems including LOLER, PUWER, PSSR and electrical and process safety.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out site audits and gap analysis to ensure operational and engineering compliance with all statutory regulations - PSSR, PUWER, LOLER, DSEAR
  • Establish and maintain detailed risk registers for each EFW plant and for the EFW business as a whole
  • Liaise and coordinate with all auditing bodies in relation to the fleet of EFW plants
  • Develop reports on the levels of compliance within the EFW business in ways that identify improvements achieved and drive performance using KPIs
  • Liaise and coordinate with over business functions to ensure efficient and effective compliance e.g. HSE Managers
  • Carrying out a gap analysis on each EFW plant to identify any risks or shortfalls across inspection and reporting systems
  • This role requires a flexible approach to work to ensure all critical tasks are achieved. On occasions weekends and bank holidays will need to be worked

This candidate in this role will be based from the nearest EFW plant which could be anywhere from South Wales, South London, Oxfordshire, Cheshire or the central belt of Scotland

Skills and qualifications:

  • An engineering qualification such as an HND/HNC in an engineering discipline, ideally mechanical
  • Proven engineering experience and knowledge gained in the energy from waste / power generation industry
  • Legislative knowledge of power industry regulations - PSSR, LOLER, PUWER, DSEAR, CDM & SSoW)
  • Knowledge of compliance standards and systems - ISO9001, 14001, 18001, 5001 etc.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with an ability to build relationships with site Operations and Engineering Managers
  • An ability to work alone with minimal supervision
  • An HSE qualification would be desirable - IOSH / NEBOSH
  • A full UK driving licence is essential for this role as it covers plants nationwide

Salary & package:

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A salary between £45,000 and £55,000 depending on experience
  • A car allowance of £500 per month
  • A performance related bonus
  • A contributory pension
  • The chance to join the growing EFW sector

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve Utton

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.