Shift Team Leader – CCGT Power Station

Shift Team Leader – CCGT Power Station
Competitive Salary, Excellent Bonus & Benefits

Astute are working with an international client who have a number of Power Generating assets across the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Shift Team Leader to join the Production Team of this 1200MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station.

As Shift Team Leader you'll be primarily responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant, management of the Shift Team and compliance of the site with the relevant permits.

Roles & Responsibilities
As a Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

Ensuring the Power Station is being operated safely and in an efficient manner in line with company policy, legislation and relevant permits.
Oversee plant optimisation and maintenance activities, reducing impact on operational activity.
Supervising, training and developing a team of Production Operators / Shift Operation Technicians
Take part in pre-start checks following maintenance work or an outage
Act as Senior Authorised Person for 400kV switching and isolation and carry out duties as Emergency Controller, Permit Acceptor and Safety Controller.
Implement HSE policies and take part in regular forums and HSE initiatives
Liaise with third party companies such as Fuel Suppliers, the National Grid and environment agency as and when required
Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

An Engineering background with a minimum HND in an Operations / Maintenance discipline
At least five years working knowledge in the Operations & Maintenance of a Power Station
Prior background in a Supervisory role within a Power Production site, this could be CCGT, Coal, Biomass, Energy from Waste, CHP etc
Senior Authorised Person / HV Status for up to 400kv
IOSH / NEBOSH or relevant Health & Safety qualification
Strong working knowledge of steam cycle chemistry
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

Highly competitive salary
Industry leading benefits package
Excellent benefits package
Opportunity to join a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful