Head of Engineering - Thermal Power Generation

Head of Engineering - Thermal Power Generation

Job Title: Head of Engineering - Thermal Power Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus & Car & Benefits
Reference: BBBH13977_1562169706
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 17:01

Job Description

Head of Engineering - Thermal Power Generation
Yorkshire & National Travel
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to join the Central Engineering function of the owner of a number of Combined Cycle Power Plants in the UK. Working out of their brand new offices based in Leeds, with travel to their site in Lincolnshire and Devon, you'll be primarily responsible for implementing and delivering the overall Engineering strategy across their UK assets which includes new builds, upgrades and conversions.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Head of Gas Operations, as the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering the Engineering Strategy across the fleet of thermal generation / gas assets, including PSSR compliance, liaising with the relevant departments to ensure strategies align, such as with the Asset Integrity strategy.
  • Implementing a reliability strategy to improve efficiency, availability whilst reducing costs of ongoing maintenance activities.
  • Overall control of the risk management log, ensuring appropriate mitigation plans are available.
  • Overseeing all Engineering compliance, carrying out audits, reviews and liaise across divisions to ensure standards are all consistent.
  • Overseeing TSA contracts including the management and negotiation and appropriately allocate resources across the business to ensure a safe and efficient level of support is available.
  • Management of the Engineering Reliability Team.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum Degree qualified Mechanical Engineer but other disciplines are welcome to apply with appropriate experience
  • At least 10 years' experience working on a Thermal Power Plant / Coal / CCGT or similar Power Generating site
  • PSSR, Technical Review, Audit and Compliance knowledge in a management position
  • Contract & Budgetary experience would be beneficial

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

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus and car allowance
  • Benefits such as pension and private medical

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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