Shift Operations Technician - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: Shift Operations Technician - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH14138_1564751371
Contact Name: Becki Saunders
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 2, 2019

Job Description

Shift Operations Technician - CCGT Power Station


Circa £38,000 + Benefits


We are looking for a Shift Operations Technician to join the Operations Department of a state of the art CCGT Power Station in South Lincolnshire. This station has a generating capacity of 850MW with two Gas Turbines and one Steam Turbine with a thermal efficiency of 54%.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader, as a Shift Operations Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • The safe and efficient operation of the CCGT Power Station through monitoring of the DCS, HMI, CEMS (Continuous Emissions Monitoring) and associated systems
  • Respond to plant variances and take necessary actions to maintain a safe operation of the station
  • Carry out first line plant maintenance, inspections and basic level fault finding, reporting all works through the sites CMMS and Shift Supervisor
  • Carry out adjustments on the plant including water chemistry
  • Maintain accurate records and schedules in line with plant operating data
  • Any other duties

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a C&G /NVQ/HNC in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in operations and/or maintenance in a heavy process environmental involving steam raising such as CCGT, Energy from Waste, Biomass, Petrochemical, Refinery, Steelworks etc
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant Watch Keeping experience will also be considered
  • Previous experience in power generation and continuous monitoring of control systems would be an advantage

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A competitive salary of around £38,000 inclusive of Shift Allowance
  • Benefits package including Pension
  • Opportunity to work on a highly efficient CCGT Power Station
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 214 and ask to speak to Becki who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.