Mechanical Utilities Engineer

Posted 27/06/2024 by React Recruitment Ltd

RM19, Purfleet-on-Thames, Borough of Thurrock
£46,661 - £52,810/annum

Our client is seeking a skilled Mechanical Utilities Engineer to work 12-hour days/night shift (set shift pattern over 3-5 years).

Starting salary:              £46,661 pa with shift allowance

After 3 years rising to     £52,810 pa with shift allowance

The Utilities Mechanical Operator will have ownership for the following areas:

  • CHP
  • WWTP
  • Compressed air systems
  • Steam systems
  • Nitrogen systems
  • Utility water systems
  • Barometric water system
  • All Drains
  • Clean Ditch
  • Gas Systems

Utilities Mechanical Operator duties:  

  • Responsible for monitoring the wastewater treatment plant and making sure all compliance limits are achieved
  • Responsible for power generation and steam production in the CHP plant.
  • To provide mechanical service and support for emergency breakdowns and other mechanical duties out of hours.
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the department following a GMP schedule.
  • To supervise contractor when turnkey projects are in place.
  • Maintain high standard of cleanliness following GMP guidelines
  • Perform small maintenance related jobs and liaise with maintenance department
  • Ensure product throughput and quality is maintained to the required levels and specification.

  • Responsible for some site inspection with the use of a digital auditor (Drain system, Lagging, steam leak, air leaks and others)
  • Report to the Utilities Manager and support the shift manager out of hours.
  • Responsible for liaising with other process departments to insure all utilities are run smoothly
  • To provide mechanical support for production breakdowns out of hours (1600hrs to 0700hrs weekdays, weekend days/nights).

Skills and experience required:

  • City & guilds / B Tech qualification or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a fully qualified E& I or Mechanical Engineer
  • Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) is beneficial
  • Water Treatment plant knowledge is beneficial
  • Basic computer skills

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