Maintenance Team Leader - Energy from Waste

Maintenance Team Leader - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Maintenance Team Leader - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £42000 - £44700 per annum + bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH11447_1513358843
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 15, 2017 17:27

Job Description

Maintenance Team Leader - Energy from Waste Power Station

Up to £44,700 + bonus + benefits



We are recruiting a Maintenance Team Leader to join the maintenance department of an Energy from Waste Power Station near Southampton. You will play a lead role in supporting the Maintenance Manager in his responsibilities for the maintenance of the Power Station. This includes managing a team of multi skilled technicians responsible for maintaining mechanical, electrical and C&I equipment to keep plant downtime to a minimum and achieve maximum availability.


As the Maintenance Team Leader, your duties will include but may not be limited to:

  • Managing the day to day activities of a team of multi-disciplined technicians (mech, elec and C&I) responsible for maintenance on a variety of plant including LV/HV equipment, motors, drives, boilers, pumps and materials handling equipment
  • Assisting in monthly and annual audits of stock and liaising with the Maintenance Manager to ensure adequate levels are available for outages and normal business
  • Compiling financial and technical reports and assisting in the specifications for and the purchasing of service contracts annually
  • Liaising with all staff and contractors on and off the site and complying with all QHSE procedures and statutory requirements whilst being available on site as required by the Maintenance Manager for planned annual outage period
  • Assisting with the management of the CMMS

The Maintenance Engineer will be reporting to the Maintenance Manager.


To be considered for the Maintenance Engineer vacancy, candidates should have:

  • At least an apprentice level trained Engineer/ Technician with a minimum of a HNC or equivalent in Engineering or similar discipline (ideally mechanical)
  • Extensive experience in power generation or similar heavy process with a good understanding of boilers / pressure parts / steam raising equipment
  • A good knowledge of H&S legislation and safe working systems
  • The ability to lead a team and manage, direct coach and motivate the maintenance team.
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • An IOSH or NEBOSH qualification would be preferable


The following is on offer for the Maintenance Team Leader position:

  • Competitive salary of £44,700
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Brilliant opportunity to develop your career

For more information or to apply please contact Steve Utton on:

T: 02392 288 215

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