Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: BBBH11552_1554821156
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 15:45

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste


Up to £50,000 + Benefits


Our client operates a plant in Nottinghamshire which incinerates municipal waste to generate steam which is then piped to a nearby site with a steam turbine, generating energy from waste. There are plans to expand this site in the coming years through the addition of a third line with its own turbine to generate an additional 14MW of energy.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager as the Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing support and management to the Maintenance Day Team, including the planning and co-ordination of maintenance activities to ensure maximum plant availability and performance.
  • Partake in maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner, in line with company HSE policies.
  • Oversee site improvements, modifications and efficiency programs.
  • Manage service agreements, support outage planning and deputise for the Maintenance Manager as and when required.
  • Assist with maintenance budgets ensuring these are within business requirements.
  • Plan for additional support during start-up / shut-down and trip situations.
  • Maintain an accurate record of plant equipment, service history and maintenance activities through the sites CMMS.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally an HND/HNC/ONC in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline.
  • 17thEdition certified.
  • Strong understanding of H&S systems (including Permit to Work), HV switching, Steam Cycle process and performance monitoring.
  • Experience working in a supervisory or management position, leading a team of Technicians/Engineers in conducting day to day maintenance.
  • Experience on a power station (waste to energy, biomass, CHP, CCGT etc) or other heavy process plants such as petrochemical, refinery or pharmaceutical in EC&I maintenance

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary up to £50,000
  • Up to 12% performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 214 and ask to speak to Becki Saunders or Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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