Mechanical Team Leader - Energy From Waste

14 Sep 2020
12 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Team Leader - Power Generation


Competitive Salary, Bonus & Benefits


Our client operates a plant incinerating municipal waste to raise steam which is then piped to a nearby site with a 14MW condensing steam turbine for a local district heating network. There are firm plans to expand this site in the coming years through the addition of a third line with its own turbine.

This role will entail managing and developing the mechanical maintenance team to deliver scheduled, preventative, breakdown, planned maintenance and operational activities.

What does the job involve?

Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, typical duties will include supervising the mechanical team who are responsible for:

?? Fault-finding and maintaining mechanical assets including gearboxes, valves, pumps, compressors, boiler, heat exchanger, fans etc
?? Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices
?? Undertaking/assisting in plant developments/projects
?? Setting to work and supervising contractors
?? Maintaining accurate maintenance records on the sites CMMS
?? Ensuring HSE compliance at all times

Your duties will also include:

?? Providing leadership and direction to the maintenance team whilst building and maintaining a culture of teamwork
?? Being a key member of the management team, standing in for the maintenance manager
?? Participate in the broader management of the plant and the development of human resources
?? Implementing the company's HSE management policies
?? Ensuring maintenance budgets are controlled

What is required?

Ideally candidates applying for this vacancy should have:

?? Time served Mechanical Apprenticeship
?? At least 5 years of experience post apprenticeship in mechanical maintenance in a heavy process industry such as refinery, energy from waste plant, power station, colliery etc
?? A relevant qualification in electrical engineering such as NVQ/C&G/ONC/HNC/HND
?? Experience maintaining mechanical assets including steam raising plant, rotating machinery and pumps
?? Ideally, an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification
?? Supervisory experience as a foreman / site supervisor or similar

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to (url removed) or you can call (phone number removed) and speak to Megan McLeod

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