Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - CCGT Power Station

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Engineering, Other
South East
£46,000 to £56,000 per annum
ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – CCGT Power Station
Competitive Salary & Overtime & Benefits

We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer to join the Maintenance department of a CCGT Power Station in Kent. You will be to providing front line maintenance at the facility and be responsible for all aspects of the safe, compliant, and efficient maintenance on the mechanical equipment and systems on site.

Roles & Responsibilities…
Your duties as a Mechanical Engineer will include reporting to the Maintenance Manager and you will be responsible for:

* Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will undertake and support the daily planned maintenance activities
* Complete fault finding, diagnosis and repairs of the plant which include gearboxes, valves, compressors, pumps, fans, boilers etc
* Undertake measures to improve the plant reliability, efficiency, and performance of the plant proactively, always in a safe and efficient manner.
* Maintain the site CMMS and record all historical works undertaken.
* Supervise 3rd party subcontracts on all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities.
* Complete health and safety paperwork following company guidelines.
* Provide technical support to the fuel handling and operations team for the plant when required.

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

* A relevant technical qualification such as a City & Guilds Level 3/Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.
* At least 3 years’ experience in a Maintenance environment on a Power Station/Heavy Process Plant. This could be Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, Biomass, CHP, Nuclear, Petrochemical etc.
* Royal Navy Marine Engineers with at least five years’ service will also be considered.
* Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH.
* Experience on heavy mechanical equipment such as Conveyors, Valves, Gearboxes, Pumps, Steam Raising equipment etc

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

* A competitive salary
* Benefits package incl. private medical
* Opportunity to join a gas-fired power station

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send an updated CV along with a cover letter to or dial 02392 288 212 and ask to speak with Ruth Winter.


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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Contact Details:
ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 02392 221 600
Fax: 02392 288 288
Contact: Ruth Winter

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