Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Power Station

Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Power Station

Job Title: Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH11516_1515675725
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 13:02

Job Description

Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Power Station

Circa £65,000 + bonus + benefits

South Wales


We are currently recruiting an Engineering & Maintenance Manager to join an Energy from Waste power station in South Wales. This is a great opportunity to join a business with a growing portfolio of EfW plants across the UK. This person will be responsible for overseeing all maintenance and engineering activities across the EfW power station in order to improve availability and keep downtime to a minimum.

What will I be doing?

Typical duties of the Engineering & Maintenance Manager will include:

  • Manage and run the maintenance department comprising of multi skilled engineers and technicians
  • Negotiate best prices for the purchase of further plant equipment
  • Management of the sites CMMS system implementing planned preventative maintenance requirements whilst ensuring safe and efficient plant operation
  • Plan, manage and execute outage / shutdowns working closely with the site engineers
  • Manage and control maintenance sub-contractors
  • Manage the department's budget and report on budget performance in line with accounting practices
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out to the highest standard of health and safety.

What experience does the role require?

In order to be considered for this fantastic opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • A relevant qualification such as a HND/HNC in an engineering discipline, ideally mechanical but will also consider electrical or C&I
  • Supervisory/people management experience in a maintenance/engineering role on a large process plant or power station. This can include energy from waste, CCGT, coal, biomass, utilities, petrochem plant etc.
  • Knowledge of environmental permits, H&S issues and safe working environments
  • Experience managing budgets and working with CMMS
  • Full UK driving licence

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A competitive basic salary of up to £65,000
  • A performance related bonus
  • A contributory pension
  • The opportuntiy to join the growing EFW sector

How to apply...

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

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