We are looking for a Shift Maintenance Technician to join an Energy from Waste Power Station. Working in conjunction with the Operations & Maintenance departments, you are the designated Technician whilst on shift to carry out all maintenance activities to ensure the plant is kept operational.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Engineer, as a Shift Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Under direction of the Maintenance Engineer or Shift Team Leader, carrying out all mechanical & electrical maintenance to maintain plant availability.
  • Carry out plant inspections, adjustments, readings and maintain all data accurately to ensure compliance with the environmental permit.
  • Fault find on a variety of plant including, but not limited to, boiler, flue gas plant, valves, fans, motors, conveyors, gearboxes, compressors, hydraulics, pneumatics and rotating plant.
  • Supervising contractors, reviewing RAMS and ensuring all work is carried out in line with company legislation and processes.
  • Liaise with the day maintenance team to plan & coordinate all work and accurately prioritise workload.
  • Accurately maintain data within the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) ensuring all records are up to date.
  • Identify areas within the plant for improvement to improve efficiency / availability, taking an active role within projects to improve plant performance through modifications / upgrade work.
  • Skills & Qualifications
    We are looking for someone with the following:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a maintenance team on a power station. This could be energy from waste, coal, CCGT, biomass, CHP or nuclear. Marine Engineers such as from the Merchant or Royal Navy will also be considered.
  • Minimum NVQ / C&G Level 3 qualification in a relevant Mechanical Engineering field.
  • Relevant Health & Safety qualification such as IOSH is desirable.
  • Experience in maintenance on a variety of heavy industrial plant such as motors, fans, turbines / rotating plant, boiler, steam raising systems, gearboxes etc.
  • Understanding of safe systems of work, safety rules and Health & Safety.
  • Salary & Package
    What’s on offer for this exciting role:

  • A competitive salary
  • A performance related bonus
  • Overtime
  • Excellent Benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on an Energy from Waste Power Station.
  • If you are interested in this Shift Maintenance Technician position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 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.