Senior Plant Technician - Renewable Energy

Senior Plant Technician - Renewable Energy

Job Title: Senior Plant Technician - Renewable Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southwold, Suffolk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11555KY_1516974425
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 26, 2018 13:47

Job Description

Senior Plant Technician - Renewable Energy
£35,000 - £45,000 DoE + company benefits
Southwold, Suffolk

Our client, a leading company within the renewable energy sector, are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Plant Technician / Site Supervisor / Lead Maintenance Technician to join their team. You will be tasked with conducting service, maintenance & operational activities on a process plant based in the Southwold area.

As the Lead Plant Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Service & maintenance activities on the biogas plant & ancillary plants
  • Assisting with the safe & efficient operation of the process plant and mobile plant (such a FLTs)
  • Ensuring maintenance tasks are carried out within defined budgets
  • Supervising the operators and contractors on site.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health & safety & legal requirements
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you will need to hold a relevant mechanical engineering / electrical engineering qualification (apprenticeship / City & Guilds / HNC / HND etc.) and have proven experience working on process plant (pumps, motors, gearboxes, large engines etc.). This position is well-suited for someone with a process / renewable energy / anaerobic digestion (AD) / biogas / Royal Navy background.

This is a permanent position, working predominantly on a day shift pattern Monday to Friday, and you will be required to work as part of a call out rota providing 24/7 breakdown cover.

The package on offer for this position includes a basic salary in the range of £35,000 to £45,000 dependent on experience, plus company benefits.

If you are interested in this Senior Plant Technician opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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