Shift Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Shift Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Shift Engineer - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Benefits
Reference: BBBH12863_1544463160
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2018 17:32

Job Description

Shift Team Leader - CCGT Power Station
Competitive Salary & Benefits
South Coast

We are currently recruiting for a Shift Team Leader / Shift Engineer to join the Operations department of a CCGT Power Station on the South Coast. Leading a team of Shift Operators, you will ultimately be responsible for ensuring the power station hits its production targets in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.

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

  • Provide direction and support to the Operations Team in order to run the plant in a safe and efficient manner, in line with all HSE, Regulatory and Statutory legislation.
  • To operate the plant at maximum efficiency, ensuring all issues are accurately recorded and reported to maintain plant availability.
  • Continuously seek to improve plant availability, thermal performance, environmental compliance and asset integrity.
  • Acting as Senior Authorised Persons under Site Safety Rules
  • Proactively seek ways to improvement plant performance and efficiency with minimum environmental impact - challenge existing practises where appropriate
  • Planning and coordinating workload and ensure all work is allocated in accordance with risk and priority.
  • Liaise and support the Engineering/Maintenance staff in planning outages, modifications, plant upgrades and first line maintenance to minimise plant downtime.
  • Providing effective training and monitoring of shift staff to ensure personnel are competent to undertake their duties, this includes reviews and personal development plans

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

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an HNC/ ONC in an engineering discipline e.g. mechanical, electrical, process etc
  • At least 5 years' management experience in an operational environment on a power station, ideally a CCGT / CHP (utilising gas turbines). Senior Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant watch-keeping experience will also be considered (Chief Petty Officers/Warrant Officers)
  • An excellent understanding of power generation / power station operations and systems
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH
  • Senior Authorised Persons Status or experience with High Voltage equipment would be beneficial
  • Having experience of S7 PLC / T3000-SPPA would be advantageous

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

  • Highly competitive salary plus shift allowance
  • A performance related bonus
  • A company pension + medical

How to apply
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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