Project Engineer - Energy from Waste

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Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, South East
Mar 31, 2022
May 23, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Project Engineer - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working on behalf of our client who are one of the UK's leaders in the Environmental, Waste and Energy Recovery sectors. Their Energy from Waste site in Buckinghamshire region can process up to 300,000 tonnes of waste per year.

With five plants in Operation and a sixth under construction, this is an exciting opportunity to join the Company as they expand their Energy Recovery Operations in the United Kingdom.

We are looking for a Project Engineer to project manage equipment & process upgrades across the site. This includes outages, modifications, upgrades and installation of new plant equipment.

Role & Responsibilities
Your duties as Project Engineer will include:
  • To lead all site based projects which includes plant upgrades, outages, modifications as well as process improvement projects.
  • Develop project brief / overview and involve key stakeholders for capital justification and tender specification.
  • Lead the planning, execution and completion of plant outages.
  • Support with design stake risk assessments and support on site installation, commissioning, defect rectification and documentation ensuring all work is stored on the CMMS appropriately.
  • Manage all documentation relating to projects such as risk assessments, method statements.
  • Engage sub-contractors to tender for work, overseeing the quotation & bids as well as negotiating on terms.
  • Support the operation and maintenance team with ongoing projects.
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • A relevant technical qualification such as an ONC/HNC/HNC/Degree in an engineering discipline
  • At least 5 years' experience in similar role on a power station / process plant. This could be Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, Biomass, CHP or Nuclear.
  • Contract management & planning experience would be advantageous

Salary & Benefits
What's on offer for you:
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Benefits Package
  • An opportunity to join one of the newest Energy from Waste sites in the UK

How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 284 and ask to speak to Kyle Shinn 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. 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.