Mechanical Technician - Energy From Waste

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - Energy From Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent, England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Overtime
REF: 12504_1568707657
Contact Name: Luke Bennett
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2019

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Astute are working with the owners of the UK's largest Energy from Waste Power Station. We require a Mechanical Technician to join their Maintenance Department to carry out reactive and preventative maintenance across the site along with assisting during outages and working on a variety of projects.

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

  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets including pumps, gearboxes, valves, etc.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • To ensure compliance with the pressure regulations and lifting gear inspection requirements
  • 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 HNC/NVQ/C&G in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least 4 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 salary up to £50,000
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension
  • Overtime
  • Company Benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more.

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.