Mechanical Technician - Power Station

Mechanical Technician - Power Station

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire
Salary: benefits package
Reference: BBBH9557
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2016 12:32

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - Power Station

Excellent salary + good benefits package

North Lincolnshire


Our client owns and operates the largest CHP in Europe producing 1200MW of electricity whilst at the same time providing process steam utilised by local refineries. Using CCGT technology the plant is one of the most efficient in the country and consists of gas turbines, HRSG boilers, steam turbines, generators, water treatment plant, cooling systems, pumps, motors, compressors and much more. The station is current recruiting a Mechanical Technician who will be responsible for planned and reactive maintenance on all mechanical assets on the station.

Reporting in to the Mechanical Engineer, duties will include:

  • Fault-finding and maintaining mechanical assets on the power station including gas and steam turbines, pumps, compressors, HRSGs, cooling systems etc.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • Contract management
  • Undertaking and assisting in plant developments/ projects
  • Setting to work and supervising contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the sites CMMS
  • Ensuring HSE compliance at all times

Ideally candidates applying for this vacancy should have:

  • Be qualified in or working towards a HNC or equivalent qualification in mechanical engineering
  • Excellent technical knowledge of and experience maintaining gas and steam turbines, pumps, compressors, valves and more
  • At least 5 years of experience gained in the maintenance department of a power station, ideally a CCGT
  • The highest regards for health, safety and environmental compliance

The package on offer to the successful candidate will include a highly competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package.

To apply for this vacancy, or for more information, please email a copy of your CV to or call 02392 288 215 and ask for Steve

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.