Project Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Project Engineer - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
REF: BBBH14112_1564043449
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019

Job Description

Mechanical Project Engineer - CCGT Power Station
Essex, South East England
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Astute are working with an international client who have several Power Generating assets across the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Project Engineer to join the Engineering Team of this 700MW+ Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station.

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

  • Coordinating and planning outages and plant improvement projects.
  • Minimising plant efficiency losses through projects in conjunction with the Performance Specialists on site.
  • Carry out performance testing across the plant.
  • Identify key processes for improvement, focusing on increasing efficiency and drive company performance against KPI's.
  • Work alongside the Operations, Engineering & Maintenance Team to resolve and investigate plant issues.
  • Support other plants within the group through secondments as and when required.
  • Acting as Engineering Manager as and when required.

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

  • Ideally qualified with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering (HNC / HND plus experience).
  • Minimum five years experience working in a CCGT Power Station, similar heavy engineering background such as Energy from Waste, Refinery, Petrochemical etc will be considered.
  • Qualified with an IOSH or NEBOSH certificate.
  • Working experience of Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines, Boilers, Heat Recovery Steam Generators and associated plant.
  • Experience working on OSI PI software packages would be desirable.

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to join a large CCGT Power Station

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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