Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station

Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ivybridge, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH11899_1524236443
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2018 16:00

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station
Competitive Salary + Benefits

We are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join the Maintenance Department of one of the UK's most efficient CCGT Power Station's, located in Devon. This station has a generating capacity of 885MW comprised of two Gas Turbines (Alstom GT26) and one Steam Turbine in a multi-shaft configuration.

Under a new owner, this plant is part of a fleet produced 22GW of Heat & Power across Europe and has four assets in the United Kingdom.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Mechanical Support Engineer, as Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets including pumps, gearboxes, valves, rotating equipment, compressors etc.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • Ensuring compliance with the pressure regulations and lifting gear inspection requirements
  • Investigating, identifying and diagnosing technical problems and reporting all defects to reduce impact upon plants availability.
  • Assisting in plant developments and projects
  • Supervising and setting to work on site contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMS
  • Assist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination
  • To ensure the availability of plant spares

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

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an C&G/ NVQ / ONC / HNC in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least three years of hands on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps, compressors, gearboxes, cranes etc
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation, petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered

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

  • A competitive
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Benefits package including Pension and Private Medical Insurance
  • Opportunity to work on a highly efficient CCGT Power Station

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