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Mechanical Engineer - Energy from Waste

MC Technical Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Mechanical Engineer - Power Generation

Competitive salary + Up to 20% bonus + OT + healthcare

Dartford area, Kent

MC Technical Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join the engineering department of one of the UKs largest energy from waste power stations. This plant processes over 700,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste per year producing in excess of 70MW for the grid, enough to power 160,000 homes.

As the Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for all engineering aspects associated with the sites mechanical equipment to maintain high plant availability.

As the Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for:

Working with the Engineering Manager in assisting in the development of sites mechanical engineering strategies for 6 months +
Planning, developing and leading planned site outages and taking the lead in major projects
Develop specifications for long term service agreements and maintenance contracts for the site
Assist in the development upkeep and review of maintenance strategies and best practices for the site
Managing contracts and supervising on site contractors ensuring site compliance at all times
To contribute to the preparation, maintenance and submission of the annual planned outage and CapEx budget
Further details can be gained on request

To be considered for this role you should have:

Hold a relevant engineering qualification at Degree/HNC level or similar
Ideally a minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship experience in a mechanical engineering function in the power generation sector or similar (steel, chemical etc. Grads with 2 years of post-study experience will also be considered with the opportunity to develop in the role
A thorough understanding of engineering and maintenance principles associated with rotating and static plant found on an EFW plant including turbines, boilers, pumps, compressors, water treatment plant etc.
A good understanding of power generation legislation such as PUWER, LOLER, PSSR etc
What's on offer with this role

A competitive basic salary depending on experience
A performance related bonus up to 20%
Private medical cover (family included)
Company pension
If you are interested in this role, please apply via the link below or contact Will Gilbert at MC Technical Recruitment on (phone number removed) / (url removed) for a confidential chat

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