Mechanical Shift Engineer

Mechanical Shift Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Shift Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £18.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH14054_1563185851
Contact Name: Gary Birch
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 11:17

Job Description

Mechanical Shift Engineer
£18.00 per hour

Astute are looking for a Mechanical Engineer working shifts on a CHP providing Heat & Cooling solutions across two energy centres.
As the Mechanical Engineer, you'll be responsible for taking part in the reactive and preventative maintenance strategy on site, covering two facilities which provide 46.5MW of heating and 16MW of cooling to local homes and businesses.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Mechanical Shift Engineer You will be responsible for:
  • Performing planned and reactive maintenance work on all mechanical equipment including boilers, turbines, pumps, fans, compressors, hydraulics and conveyors
  • Managing on site contractors and participating in the training of new staff
  • Pro-actively identify area for improvement and bring these forward
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Ensuring HSE compliance at all times

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • A relevant technical engineering qualification such as a C&G/ONC/HND in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Knowledge and understanding of large-scale heating systems
  • At least three years of hands on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps, compressors, gearboxes, cranes etc
  • Practical knowledge of plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation, petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc

Salary & Package
Initial 3-month contract with a possibility to become permanent

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910037 and ask to speak to Gary Birch 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 and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.