Lead Maintenance Technician - Landfill Gas

Lead Maintenance Technician - Landfill Gas

Job Title: Lead Maintenance Technician - Landfill Gas
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH10886_1500474278
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2017 15:24

Job Description

Lead Maintenance Technician - Landfill Gas
£34,000 - £38,000 plus van, pension, holidays
Manchester / Sheffield - North Region

We are currently seeking to recruit a Lead Maintenance Technician / Senior Engine Maintenance Technician / Field Service Engineer, to lead a team of technicians in routine maintenance & overhauls on a range of Landfill Gas Engines plants across the North region. Our client is a leading organisation within the renewable energy sector, with the opportunity for a Lead Technician to join their team.

As an Engine Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of technicians in routine & major maintenance on Landfill Gas sites (overhaul, de-coking, fault finding, repair)
  • Ensuring safe & efficient operation of the generating plant
  • Overseeing repairs/overhauls on site to ensure minimum downtime
  • Ensuring health & safety and safe systems of work are followed
  • Identifying requirements for planned maintenance and defect rectification to maximise asset utilisation
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you must have a relevant Mechanical Engineering qualification (Apprenticeship/HNC/HND, etc.). You should have experience carrying out maintenance on large reciprocating engines (Caterpillar, Perkins, Deutz, Jenbacher, Wartsila, or similar). Those with landfill gas experience would be advantageous.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading competitor within the Renewable Energy sector. This is a field based position covering a number of sites across the North region, covering Manchester, Sheffield & Scotland, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential.

The package on offer for this role includes a salary in the range of £34,000 - £38,000 (depending on experience), plus company van, pension, holidays.

If you are interested in this position, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217.

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.