CHP Production Technician

  • Job Reference: 123141
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2020
  • Employer: E.ON UK PLC
  • Location: Kemsley (ME10 2SG), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: From 12 to 16 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Here's what you'll be doing

E.ON is a global provider of specialised energy solutions. We are also an important trader in global commodities working hard to make the best deals possible for our worldwide business and ultimately our customers.

Right now, we now have an exciting opportunity at our CHP plant in Kemsley. This flexible two-shifting plant has the capacity to generate up to 80MW of electricity and 200MW of heat. You’ll be part of the onsite team that ensures the smooth running of its day-to-day operation.

This is a busy role that will see you performing a wide range of tasks. Adhering to safety standards, you’ll carry out first-line maintenance across the whole site. Likewise, you’ll also perform operational and project management tasks and resolve issues before they arise. Working designated shifts alongside another technician and a team leader, you’ll be responsible for the safe, efficient running of the entire plant.

It’s a challenge that requires real flexibility as well as technical skills. Equally important, you’ll also need to take pride in your work and be passionate about best practice.



What we need from you
  • An ONC/NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline, and/or the ability to demonstrate an equivalent level of practical industrial experience and/or knowledge to carry out all aspects of plant operation.
  • Sufficient, appropriate and relevant engineering and maintenance experience within a similar role and process industry.
  • First line maintenance experience across relevant discipline area (Process, Electrical, C&I, Mechanical).
  • Experience of operating within safety, environment and operational polices, standards, frameworks and statutory legislation.
  • IOSH (Managing Safely) or equivalent qualification, demonstrating a clear knowledge of safety practices and management.
  • Competence in safety assessment by producing such documents as risk assessments, method statements, manual handling, hot work assessments etc.
  • Willingness and capability of enacting all defined roles within the E&M Safety Rules, and if required the Radiological Safety Rules, achieving required nominations within agreed timescales.

It would be great if you also had

  • A proven ability to identify and analyse situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Financial and commercial awareness associated with the activities of the role.
  • A working knowledge of key PC based computer systems.
  • Planning and organisational skills to include effective prioritising of activities.

Here’s what you need to know

We will be inviting successful candidates to interview on an ongoing basis so please do submit your application ASAP to avoid disappointment

 This role is based at E.ON UK CHP, Kemsley Mill, Sittingbourne, ME10 2SG.

  • This is a fixed term contract role for 12-16 months.
  • The salary range for this role is £50,239 - £55,691. This includes all allowances.
  • This role entails working 12-hour shifts (2 days on, 2 nights on, 6 days off).
  • Due to the nature of this role a Criminal Record Check will be required.