Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station

Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Carrington, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH13033_1548263690
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2019 17:14

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - CCGT Power Station

£35,000 - £41,000 + bonus + benefits

Manchester area


We're currently recruiting a Mechanical Technician to join a state of the art CCGT Power Station in the early stages of its life cycle. As a Mechanical Technician you would typically be responsible for the planned and reactive maintenance of the plant on all mechanical assets.

Located in Manchester, this is a highly efficient gas fired Power Station capable of producing 880MW, enough electricity to power 500,000 homes.

What is the job?

Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader typical duties will include:

  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets across the power station including pumps, compressors, valves, turbines, pipework etc.
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the CMMS (Maximo)
  • Supervising and directing contractors.
  • Assisting in commissioning activities.
  • Carry out project work and activities as directed.
  • Ensuring HSE compliance at all times.

What is required to be considered?

To be considered for this Mechanical Technician position you should have:

  • At least 5 years of experience of hands on maintenance in a heavy process industry, ideally in the power generation sector
  • Aa relevant engineering qualification in a mechanical engineering - HNC, ONC, C&G etc.
  • Significant knowledge of mechanical maintenance gained in the power generation sector - ideally CCGT. Experience in other heavy industry will be considered e.g. chemical, pharmaceutical, steel works, paper mill etc
  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to use a CMMS
  • Excellent team work and communication skills
  • Proactive attitude towards health & safety

As you will form part of a call out rota candidates must demonstrate an element of flexibility towards work

What is in it for me?

  • A salary between £35,000 - £41,000
  • Call out payments
  • Overtime
  • 10% bonus opportunity
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Steve Utton on 02392 288 215 or send a CV and cover letter to

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