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Mechanical Technician x 2 - New Power Station

Mechanical Technician x 2 - New Power Station

Job Title: Mechanical Technician x 2 - New Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Industry:
Salary: Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13402_1554221026
Contact Name: Becki Saunders
Contact Email: bsaunders@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: April 02, 2019 17:03

Job Description

Mechanical Technician x 2 - New Energy from Waste Power Station

Bristol area

Competitive Salary + benefits

Introduction

We are currently recruiting for 2 Mechanical Technicians to join a brand-new energy from waste power station, currently under construction, just outside of Bristol. This plant will process up to 320,000 tonnes of waste producing 32MW of power; enough electricity to power around 44,000 homes. The Mechanical Technicians will support the Mechanical Engineer in performing pre-planned and reactive maintenance of all mechanical assets on site.

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Mechanical Engineer, typical duties of the Mechanical Technician will include:

  • 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 experience does the role require?

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • 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
  • Involvement in plant mobilisation and commissioning is desirable but not essential

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Overtime at 1.5x
  • A contributory pension
  • The chance to join a brand new EFW facility at the very start

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to bsaunders@astutetechnical.co.uk or alternatively you can call 02392 288 214 and speak to Becki who can tell you more.

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