Outage & Engineer - Energy from Waste

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Greater London
Jul 05, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Outage Engineer - Energy from Waste
Kent, South East England
Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits

Astute are working with the owners of the UK's largest Energy from Waste Power Station. We require an Outage & Asset Integrity Engineer to join their Engineering Department to support the development of the strategic elements and resilience of the business. They will plan and develop major outage projects as well as provide technical support to the Maintenance Team when required to help maintain high plant availability.

Ideally, you'll be degree qualified with a strong background in Power Generation Engineering covering asset integrity, outage planning, contractor management and fully versed in H&S legislation.

The plant is capable of processing 750,000 tonnes of waste per year and through utilising the River Thames and its own barge fleet is able to remove 100,000 truck movements off of London's roads every year. With a sister plant due to be constructed next door, this is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's busiest sectors.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, as the Outage & Asset Integrity Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Assisting with the development of longer term (6 months - 15 years) maintenance strategies focusing on statutory regulations, plant improvement projects, outage planning, asset integrity, sustainability and obsolescence.
Scheduling, planning and optimising all outage activities in a safe and efficient manner.
Coordinate and lead all outages and major projects.
Assisting with the management of the 15 year engineering & maintenance budget, liaising with other discipline Engineers to ensure costs are controlled, this includes obsolescence, resilience, life cycle & plant improvements.
Looking after the Asset & Risk management register and acting as point of authority for Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Top-Down Bottom-Up approach etc.
Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies & relevant legislation (CDM, PUWER, PSSR etc).

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

A degree in a relevant Engineering qualification or at least working towards a degree. Qualifications below this level will still be considered if candidates can demonstrate extensive experience.
Ideally, solid knowledge of pressure systems safety regulations (PSSR), LOLER, PUWER Knowledge of mechanical process plant maintenance gained in a heavy process industry, ideally power generation. Other industries such as chemical, refining, steel will also be considered.
Working experience of Condition Monitoring Systems including reports and data extraction.
Proven background in managing projects & outages.
Conversant in the use of MS Office, MS Project and CAD packages.
Technical report writing.

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

A competitive salary
Excellent site bonus
A contributory pension
Full benefits package

How to apply
If you'd like to apply for this role, please get in touch with Dan Grosvenor on (phone number removed) or apply online at (url removed)

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