Shift Engineer

My client is currently recruiting at their power plant in St Dennis, Cornwall for a Shift Engineer and are particularly interested in hearing from ex Royal Navy Marine Engineers with either Mechanical or Electrical bias. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an established company who recognise the transferable skills and benefits of employing ex Royal Navy engineers. If this is you, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you.

COMPETITIVE SALARY WHICH IS PAID DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE, SHIFT PATTERN, 28 DAYS HOLIDAY INCLUDING BANK HOLIDAYS, PRIVATE HEALTHCARE, LIFE INSURANCE, INCOME PROTECTION, PENSION SCHEME, ANNUAL COMPANY DISCRETIONARY BONUS.

Note – The shift pattern rotates on a 5-week basis covering, days, lates, nights and weekends.

Shift Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Operate the facility whilst working within a shift system ensuring site rules and contractual requirements are adhered to and met.
  • Liaise with relevant contractors and suppliers including ordering/receiving/recording spares/fuel and support services as required.
  • Assist in planned and unplanned maintenance in all areas of the facility.
  • Carry out isolations and issuing of safety to work documents up to 400KV.
  • Attend plant meetings or breakdowns when required which may be outside of normal working hours.
  • Provide cover support within the shift rota.

Shift Engineer Requirements:

  • Mechanical or electrical engineering background with experience of working in a similar environment. Applications from marine engineers is highly desirable.
  • Hold a relevant engineering qualification in mechanical or electrical engineering or maritime engineering. NVQ Level 3 will be accepted as a minimum.
  • Ability to be trained as an Authorised Person to 400 KV.
  • Experience within a maintenance environment with the ability to carry out planned/unplanned maintenance and respond to breakdowns.
  • IT literate.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates with ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy Marine Engineers with mechanical or electrical engineering bias.

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Joanne Foster

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