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Maintenance Engineer – Energy from Waste Power Station

Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste Power Station

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Wolverhampton
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25109
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astute’s Power team is partnered with a leading energy company to recruit for a Maintenance Engineer /Team Leader to join their Energy from Waste Power Station in Staffordshire.

You will play a lead role in supporting the Maintenance Manager in their responsibilities for the maintenance of the EFW plant in organising and managing the sites maintenance function (mechanical, electrical and C&I) to ensure maximum plant availability as well as assisting in planning outages

The crucial Maintenance Engineer role comes with a competitive salary + bonus + benefits.

If you’re a Maintenance Engineer/Team Leader, ideally multi-skilled, and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does, then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for:


  • Day to day management and supervision of all maintenance related activities on site. This includes planning of work and coordination of the maintenance department to ensure maximum plant availability.
  • Log maintenance information and data using the site CMMS
  • Propose, plan and budget for plant modifications and improvements
  • Supervise and record the maintenance team’s daily workload ensuring suitable cover for holidays etc.
  • Developing method statements and risk assessments for carrying out maintenance tasks
  • Manage and control maintenance sub-contractors
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out to the highest standard of health and safety
  • Carry out and record staff reviews including probationary, disciplinary, grievance procedures and performance & development reviews.
Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:


  • Ideally apprentice trained to HNC level (not a necessity, but would be advantageous)
  • A formal Health and Safety qualification such as IOSH will be desirable
Personal skills, experience and knowledge

The Maintenance Engineer role would suit someone who has:


  • Experience in a supervisory or team leader capacity on a heavy process facility e.g. power station, steel works, chemical plant, paper mill, refinery, waste management site etc.
  • A solid understanding of a range of electromechanical plant including LV/HV equipment, motors, variable speed drives, conveyors, cranes and boiler and steam plant.
  • A good knowledge of H&S legislation and safe working systems who can lead, manage, direct, coach and motivate the maintenance team.
  • This role will also be suitable for Royal Navy Marine Engineers who are LET level and above
  • Knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Experience working with Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS)
  • Understanding of Pressure System Safety Regulations (PSSR)
Salary and benefits of the Maintenance Engineer role


  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Bonus
  • Other excellent company benefits


To apply for this Maintenance Engineer - Energy from Waste Power Station opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02392288282 to speak to Arjun Patel who can tell you more. You can also connect with Arjun on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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