Mechanical Technician (Outages) - Energy from Waste

Mechanical Technician (Outages) - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Mechanical Technician (Outages) - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH10666_1496165440
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2017 18:30

Job Description

Mechanical Technician (Outages) - Energy from Waste

Circa £34,100 + benefits



We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Technician to join the Outage Team of a large energy from waste power station in the Cheshire area. As one of the larger EFW plants in the country the site has around 8 outages per year. As a Mechanical Technician, as part of the Outage Team, you will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of on-site contractors as well as PPM work on all mechanical plant.


Reporting to the Outage Manager you will be responsible for:

  • The day to day supervision of on-site contractors during outage periods
  • Carrying out planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all mechanical equipment including pumps, boilers, compressors, gearboxes etc
  • Ensuring the site CMMS is kept up to date and tasks are followed through appropriately
  • Carry out necessary risk assessments to ensure activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Ideally a relevant technical qualification such as an C&G/NVQ/ONC/HNC in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • At least 4 years' experience in a hands-on maintenance role in a heavy process environment e.g. power station (coal, CCGT, CHP), EFW, biomass, steel, refinery etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered at LET level
  • Excellent understanding of Safe Systems of Work including; Permits and Risk Assessments
  • A flexible approach to working times as some night work will be required during outage periods

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Mechanical Technician vacancy as follows:

  • A salary of circa £34,100
  • Considerable overtime available at 1.5 x
  • Company pension

How do I apply...

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV along with a brief cover letter stating details of your current salary and package to or call 02392 288 215 and ask to speak with Steve Utton who can discuss more information with you.

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.