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6 months ago
Location: Kent
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Geothermal Energy Jobs
Job Title: Balance of Plant Mechanical Engineer

Location: Medway Power Station, Kent

Salary: £42,500 – £63,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus + excellent benefits

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Balance of Plant Engineer will be part of an inclusive and high performing team, working across disciplines and departments, as required to deliver the role.

Some of your main responsibilities will include;

-Management of works to ensure a safe working environment

-Delivery of compliance with legislation and industry best practice

-Management of Projects

-Delivery of an effective outage strategy

-Optimising the maintenance strategy to meet with the needs of our customers and stakeholders

-Supporting root cause analysis and engineering solutions to defects

-Driving innovation to achieve improvements in plant performance

-Contract management of key suppliers

-Budget Management

All in relation to the balance of plant (e.g. hrsg’s, cooling towers, condensers,pumps, valves, pipework etc.) and mechanical assets of the power plant.

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone who, ideally, is educated to a minimum of HND level in a mechanical discipline and has worked within a similar role in a comparable engineering industry. Experience working with HRSG’s or similar will be essential, and you’ll also need a solid understanding of contract legislation, regulation relating to Health and Safety and legislation for mechanical systems.

Good communication skills and a demonstrable track record of building teams will be necessary, as will a passion for safety and successful delivery against key stakeholder requirements.

Our Company

SSE’s core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable, affordable & environmentally friendly (sustainable) way. We are the 30th largest company in the FTSE 100 with around 21,000 Employees based through UK and Ireland, the broadest based energy company & the second largest utility in Ireland. We are a responsible company who make ethical, responsible, balanced decisions to support environmental, social and economic wellbeing for current and future generations.

SSE’s Wholesale business is responsible for Electricity Generation, both operational and construction, Gas Production and Storage, Electricity and Gas trading to meet the requirements of SSE Customers & Business Energy sales. The Generation division of Wholesale operates our assets generating across gas, renewables and coal. Medway Power Station forms part of our Generation division, and is a combined cycle gas turbine asset. It’s recently undergone upgrade works encompassing gas turbines, steam turbines, boilers and process control systems, resulting in higher operating efficiency in line with our trading requirements.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

* Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

* Great share plans

* Group Pension Plan

* One day paid volunteering

* Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 20th January 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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