Mechanical Technician - New Build Energy from Waste

Mechanical Technician - New Build Energy from Waste

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - New Build Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Belfast, County Antrim
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10816_1499330020
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2017 09:33

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - New Energy from Waste Power Station
Belfast, Northern Ireland
£32,000 + Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working with an international market leader within the Engineering industry who have recently moved into the Energy from Waste sector.

We are looking for a Mechanical Technician to join the Maintenance Team for their new Gasification Power Plant, located in Belfast just North of the M25.

This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate ~15MW which is enough to power around 14,500 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 180,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

Role & Responsibilities
Your duties as a Mechanical Technician will include reporting to the Engineering Manager 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

What you will need
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a C&G / NVQ / ONC / HNC in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least 5 years of hands on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps rotating equipment, 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
  • Involvement in plant mobilisation and commissioning is desirable but not essential

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

  • Competitive Salary up to £32,000
  • Benefits package
  • Opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste power station

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more, please contact a member of the Power Team at Astute; Dan Grosvenor, Steve Utton, Arjun Patel on 02392 288 286 or email a CV to

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.