Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH9878
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2016 13:36

Job Description

Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste

Circa £40,000 + bonus + benefits

East Midlands


We are currently recruiting a Maintenance Engineer to work at an operational energy from waste power station in the Midlands area. This person will be responsible for the day to day planning, scheduling and supervision of all maintenance work at the EFW plant to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum.

What will I be doing?

Typical duties of the Maintenance Engineer will include:

  • Day to day management and supervision of all maintenance related activities on site. This includes planning of work and coordination of the maintenance department to ensure maximum plant availability.
  • Log maintenance information and data using the site CMMS
  • Propose, plan and budget for plant modifications and improvements
  • Supervise and record the maintenance team's daily workload ensuring suitable cover for holidays etc.
  • Developing method statements and risk assessments for carrying out maintenance tasks
  • Manage and control maintenance sub-contractors
  • 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 minimum of 5 years experience gained in a continuous process industry. This can include power station, chemical plant, refinery, paper mill etc
  • A relevant engineering qualification at HNC level or above. Qualifications below this will be considered along with extensive experience
  • Some supervisory or team leader experience would be beneficial
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of PSSR, CEMS and environmental legislation
  • Experience with CMMS (computerised maintenance management systems)
  • Knowledge of environmental permits, H&S issues and safe working environments

You will be expected to be flexible with your approach to work and be prepared to work some weekends during busy outage periods

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A basic salary circa £40,000
  • A performance related bonus
  • A contributory pension
  • Additional benefits

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve who can tell you more

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.