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Mechanical Technician - New Build Energy from Waste

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - New Build Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11050_1504689831
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email: dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: September 06, 2017 10:23

Job Description

Mechanical Technician - New Energy from Waste Power Station
Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Hull, East Yorkshire

About the client…
Our client is a Global Business, providing leading technologies in the Minerals, Metals, Energy and Water industries across the world. Committed to sustainability, they are looking for people to join them who share the same values as they do. Focused on creating leading technologies, they aspire for excellence and building success together and for their customers.

With over 100 years in operation, this is an exciting opportunity to join the Business as they expand into the UK market as they have been awarded numerous contracts in the United Kingdom for Operations & Maintenance of Energy from Waste Plants and have plans for more as a Technology provider.

The role...
We're currently recruiting a Mechanical Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a state of the art Energy from Waste Power Station in Hull, East Yorkshire. This plant is part of a 3-plant development project across the UK designed to supply ~10MW of energy, using Gasification Technology/Advanced Thermal Treatment.


Role & Responsibilities
As Mechanical Technician, reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding and maintaining mechanical assets including pumps, gearboxes, valves, etc.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
  • To ensure compliance with the pressure regulations and lifting gear inspection requirements
  • Assisting in plant developments and projects
  • Supervising and setting to work on site contractors
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the site CMMS
  • Assist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination
  • To ensure the availability of plant spares



Knowledge, Skills and Experience
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an NVQ / ONC / HNC in mechanical engineering or a similar discipline
  • At least 5 years of hands on maintenance experience with mechanical systems including pumps, compressors, gearboxes, cranes etc
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as power generation, petrochemical, steel works, CHP plant, paper mill etc. Royal Navy Marine Engineers will also be considered
  • Involvement in plant mobilisation and commissioning is desirable but not essential



Package and benefits
What's on offer for you:

  • A competitive starting salary with room for progression
  • Benefits including pension, holidays and more
  • An opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste site



How to Apply
To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to apatel@astutetechnical.co.uk or alternatively you can call 02392 288 282 and speak to Arjun Patel or Lewis Walsh 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.