Safety Systems Engineer - EFW Power Station

Safety Systems Engineer - EFW Power Station

Job Title: Safety Systems Engineer - EFW Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edmonton, Middlesex
Salary: £54000 - £55900 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH13335_1553176843
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 14:00

Job Description

Safety Systems Engineer - EFW Power Station

Circa £55,900 + healthcare + benefits

North London


We are currently recruiting a Safety Systems Engineer to join the operations department of an Energy from Waste power station in the North London area. The Safety Systems Engineer will primarily work days and be responsible for issuing safety documents under the direction of the Shift Manager as well as releasing plant equipment for maintenance work. They will also be required to ensure the EFW plant is operating within the sites environmental permit.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Releasing plant for maintenance and issuing safety documents under the direction of the Shift Manager
  • Being the primary interface with the maintenance department in terms of identifying defects and liaising with the Shift Manager in prioritising safety documents for the release of plant when needed
  • Reviewing the site safety rules systems and procedures and put forward recommendations to improve these
  • Reviewing risk assessments and method statements
  • Supporting the maintenance team with outage planning

This is primarily a day role but there will be a requirement at times to deputise for the Shift Manager during periods of illness or holidays. Therefore, you will need to be able to work some shift on occasions

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • A relevant technical qualification in an engineering discipline, ideally HND/HNC/ONC in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar
  • Significant operations experience gained in the EFW or power generation sector, ideally at Shift Team Leader / Shift Manager level
  • Excellent understanding of Safe Systems of Work including; Permits and Risk Assessments
  • Hold or held Senior Authorised Person status
  • A good understanding of H&S practices and procedures associated with the power industry. A NEBOSH or IOSH is preferred

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Safety Systems Engineer vacancy as follows:

  • A salary of circa ££55,900
  • 28 days holiday + 8 BHs
  • Healthcare
  • Company pension
  • The opportunity to join the growing EFW sector

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 who can discuss more information with you.

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