Performance Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Performance Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Performance Engineer - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Reference: BBBH13456_1557499332
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 15:42

Job Description

Performance Engineer - Thermal Power Generation
North East Lincolnshire
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are looking for a Performance Engineer to join a 1365MW CCGT in the North East of Lincolnshire. The role will be focused carrying out performance modelling to identify areas of improvement on the Gas Turbines and associated processes to improve efficiency.

The client operates across six countries, with over 20,000 employees focused on Power Generation, Trading and Energy management. Currently owning three assets in the UK with a pipeline of new CCGT and EFW's this is an exciting time to join this international company.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, as Performance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Planning and co-ordinating daily production plans in line with company traders, the operation & maintenance team to minimise downtime in order to maximise availability to ensure targets are met.
  • Monitoring thermal efficiency, plant availability and planning outages to ensure the plan is available to meet key demands.
  • Identifying trends and creating a performance model to track site efficiencies, providing reports on findings to identify areas of improvement.
  • Assist with projects where reliability / efficiency improvements can be made, planning performance tests and monitoring OEM performance.
  • Liaise with third party stakeholders including external parties.
  • Carry out internal and statutory reporting ensuring requirements are met for generation, EU ETS and PPC Licences.
  • Carry out all actions in line with company and statutory health and safety legislation.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HNC / HND in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Ideally a NEBOSH or IOSH
  • Prior experience in a CCGT / Thermal Power Station, candidates from Energy from Waste or Biomass or similar Power Station plants would be considered
  • Background in plant performance / efficiency with an understanding of Thermodynamics would be advantageous

Ideally we are looking for someone with expeirnece with OSIsoft application software including PI Processbook and PI Coresight along with strong experience in performance modelling and reporting.

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

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Benefits such as pension and private medical

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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