Electrical Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Electrical Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Electrical Engineer - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Bonus,Pension,Medical
Reference: BBBH12965_1547137393
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 16:23

Job Description

Electrical Engineer - CCGT Power Station
South West England
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join the Engineering & Maintenance Department of one of the UK's most efficient CCGT Power Station's, located in Devon. This station has a generating capacity of 885MW comprised of two Gas Turbines (Alstom GT26) and one Steam Turbine in a multi-shaft configuration.

Under a new owner, this plant is part of a fleet produced 22GW of Heat & Power across Europe and has four assets in the United Kingdom.

What will I be doing?
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, as Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing support and guidance on the integrity of all Electrical equipment on site which includes Generators, Transformers, Switchgear and Automatic Voltage Regulators.
  • Developing and achieving the long term electrical engineering strategy.
  • Scheduling, planning and optimising all electrical engineering activities in a safe and efficient manner ensuring compliance with H&S, DSEAR and relevant legislation
  • Supervising and directing contractors.
  • Leading, planning and assisting projects including Major Outages / Shutdowns
  • Assist with budget planning as part of the five year business plan, including managing the electrical budget.
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.

What experience does the role require?
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally a Degree in an electrical / electronic engineering field however applicants with HNC/HND/ONC will also be considered.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with a range of electrical plant including HV switchgear, transformers, motors, generators and variable speed drives etc
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in an industry such as Power Generation, Petrochemical or Oil & Gas etc. Electrical Engineers from the Marine Engineering sector would also be considered.
  • Senior Authorised Person / SAP status / HV Competent
  • Five years experience in maintaining Electrical Plant and providing support on asset integrity

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A highly competitive basic salary
  • Benefits Package including a performance related bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension

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.

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