Principal Engineer

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Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer with extensive knowledge of energy recovery or power generation?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit an ERF Principal Electrical Engineer to supporting the testing, repair, maintenance, root cause analysis for all electrical equipment across the Southern ERF fleet.

The Role:

The ERF Principal Electrical Engineer will the local engineering team in planned and unplanned maintenance activities to ensure safe and efficient operation of the Viridor Fleet of ERFs. You will develop and monitor condition-based electrical maintenance programs; providing technical support to the ERF fleet electrical engineering teams.

You'll create detailed scopes of work / electrical engineering specifications ready to be sent out to tender and manage statutory inspections, ensuring all documentation is completed and up to date. The Principal Engineer will work strive for best available techniques (BAT) and continuous improvement to ensure maintenance plans and targets are achieved safely, economically and within the environmental limits of the plant.

The ERF Principal Electrical Engineer will work alongside other ERF Engineering functions as necessary, assisting with supervision of contractors to carry out fault diagnosis of plant and apparatus and rectify as required. You'll provide technical guidance on ERF HV and LV system inspections and area safety inspections.

Additionally, you will work as part of a team striving for continual improvement in minimising environmental Health & Safety risk throughout Viridor ERF fleet.

Our ideal ERF Principal Electrical Engineer will have:

- Extensive experience in the ERF or Power Generation business, with knowledge of repair methods of Electrical equipment
- Possess Engineering qualifications such as HNC / HND, Electrical Engineering Degree (or equivalent)
- Senior Authorised Person (SAP) or Prime Duty Holder and qualified to work on both LV and HV electrical systems.
- BS7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
- Knowledge of Health, Safety & Environmental responsibility to enable individual to promote positive HS&E culture
- Experience in switching and maintaining HV & LV apparatus within ERF industry or power plants
- Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently
- Experience working with Computerised Maintenance Management systems
- Experience working with 3rd party contractors to deliver to planned programme of work
- Full clean diving licence

We are offering the successful ERF Principal Electrical Engineer a competitive salary and a package including contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare scheme and a range of flexible benefits.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Lucy Hudson

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