Mechanical Engineer: Energy from Waste



Salary £35,000 - £67,000 (DoE)

Closing date 19 Mar 2020



Phone 0208 420 7482

A newly created position has arisen in a leading waste management company for an experienced Mechanical Engineer. We’re also keen to hear from Process Engineers/other engineering disciplines if you have relevant EfW experience.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Providing engineering and technical support to maintenance technicians.
  • Assisting with the development of longer term maintenance strategies focusing on statutory regulations, plant improvement projects, outage planning, asset integrity, sustainability and obsolescence.
  • Scheduling, planning and optimising all mechanical maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner including shutdowns / outages.
  • Management of inspections, condition monitoring and reliability works, performance testing and ensuring all documentation / reports are up to date, this includes a variety of approaches including International Standards for Asset Management, RCM and TPM.
  • Assisting with the management of the maintenance budget, liaising with other discipline Engineers to ensure costs are controlled.
  • Supervising and directing contractors and third party LTSA agreements.
  • Working closely with the operations department to assess and review plant performance shortfalls and how these can be rectified.
  • Assisting in the management and development of the site’s Computerised Maintenance Management System.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant Mechanical 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< HAZOP, HAZID, CDM, rotating plant and boilers etc.
  • Knowledge of mechanical process plant maintenance gained in a heavy process industry, ideally power generation.
  • Working experience of Condition Monitoring Systems including reports and data extraction.
  • Conversant in the use of MS Office, MS Project and CAD packages.
  • Technical report writing.

For more information and to apply for this position, please email your CV to


How to apply




0208 420 7482

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