Electro Mechanical Technician - Power Station

Electro Mechanical Technician - Power Station

Job Title: Electro Mechanical Technician - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £36000 - £39500 per annum + bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH10987_1502798290
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2017 12:58

Job Description

Electro Mechanical Technician - Power Station

£39,500 + bonus + benefits



We are currently recruiting a mechanically biased, multi skilled Technician to join an energy from waste power station located in the Birmingham area. The Electro Mechanical Technician will be responsible for carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance around the site, mainly on mechanical equipment, to minimise plant breakdowns and maximise plant availability.


Reporting in to the Maintenance Engineer, typical duties will involve:

  • Performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance tasks on a range of equipment including rotating equipment, over-head cranes, valves, pumps, switchgear variable speed drives, conveyor systems, switchgear, motors etc.
  • Basic electrical maintenance work. e.g. motor checks and disconnections, basic fault finding
  • Assisting during major maintenance periods (shut downs, outages etc.) when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis on a range of equipment and effect immediate repairs
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Working within the company health, safety and environmental processes and procedures at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

  • A relevant technical engineering qualification such as a C&G/NVQ/ONC/HNC in an engineering discipline, preferably mechanical
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the maintenance department in a heavy process environment. This can be a power station, refinery, chemical plant, steel works or paper mill. Mechanically biased Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered.
  • Detailed knowledge of plant and maintenance systems and their functionality. CMMS experience would be desirable
  • A flexible approach to working patterns. You will form part of a call out rota that includes some weekend work and bank holidays

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for this role as follows:

  • A salary of up to circa £39,500
  • An annual station bonus opportunity
  • Overtime
  • A company pension

If you are interested in this opportunity or would like to find out more information, call Astute Technical Recruitment and speak to Steve Utton on 02392 288 215 or email your CV and Cover Letter to

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.