Mechanical Engineering Lead

  • Location

    Kent, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £31.00 - £33.25 per hour + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Michaela Folkes

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 months approx

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    July 2018 approx

  • Client:


We are currently recruiting for an upcomoing Outage based at Dungeness B Power Station in Kent, Mechanical Engineering leads.

Your role will consist of, but will not be restricted to the following:
Job Description
Report to the Outage Manager and deputise for him in his absence, ensuring
that sufficient and suitable reports of progress and spend on the site works, including that of subcontractors, are produced in a timely manner.
Allocate Engineers and resources on the site works in a manner consistent with the programme for the works.
Be fully conversant with the Company's Health and Safety Policy and understand the responsibilities.
Regarding Health and Safety you will ensure that employees under your control know and understand the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental Policies.
Operate within agreed systems/procedures applicable to the work of the site or facility, ensuring full use of the services of Health and Safety personnel should be made to assist and advise in carrying out your duties.
Ensure that all procedures and instructions, relevant to the activity(ies) being undertaken as detailed by the Company are known and complied with.
Routinely check the workplace and activities undertaken in order to ensure that these continue to be satisfactory in terms of Health and Safety and maintain a record of the checks. Particular emphasis should be placed on establishing that plant, tools and equipment are available and safe to use. Safe access to places of work coupled with the highest standards of housekeeping are equally important.
Ensure that all employees under your control are instructed, trained and capable of carrying out their duties in a safe manner. Particular attention must be paid to non-routine operations. New or transferred employees must not undertake tasks without appropriate induction, instruction or relevant training.
Be fully conversant with the Operational Capability event reporting procedures, carry out preliminary investigations of unplanned events and take prompt remedial action.
Ensure that all unplanned events are reported to your superior as soon as is practicable.
Ensure that protective clothing and equipment is issued to employees as required and that all employees under your control are instructed as to the use and maintenance of such clothing and equipment.
Co-operate with the Company and Operational Capability of his recommendations.
At all times set a personal example for employees to follow in the observance of Health and Safety requirements.
Continually seek to improve Health, Safety and Environmental standards and make suggestions to departmental heads or to health and safety personnel on possible improvements.
Ensure visitors, including contractors, are aware of hazards that may exist on the site or premises. Where visitors have been provided with protective clothing and equipment, Outage Manager shall ensure that it is worn.
In order to ensure their activities do not affect the Health and Safety of Company employees or members of the public, or damage to the environment, arrangements must be made to monitor the contractors' work.
Where any problem is experienced in the implementation of any health, safety or environmental matter or where any remedial actions cannot be taken, the problem must be referred immediately to his/her superior.
Direct the timely production and maintenance of site documentation.
Assess the training and development needs of site staff under the Lead Engineer and recommend to the Outage Manager appropriate action.
Record any problems encountered during the site works and, in conjunction with the relevant parties, ensure the impact on the project is minimised.
Record any variations in the scope of work via our Client and subcontractors.
Ensure compliance by our Client and subcontractors with the requirements of the Clients Project Safety Plan, The Site Safety Plan, and associated documents and legislation.
Liaise with the Supervisor concerning the allocation of labour and the prompt resolution of problems and/or disputes.
Liaise with Staff Representatives to resolve problems and/or disputes as appropriate.
Communication with all levels of labour on any aspect of the Company's business which may be appropriate.
Promotion of communications between those under the Lead Engineer`s control (and other groups) on the site in order to ensure the site is working in a most efficient and effective manner possible.
Liaise and communicate with the client and/or contractor on any aspects that are appropriate.
Preparation of programmes, budget estimates and the control of work in accordance with these communications.
Supervise Engineers and others under the Lead Engineer's control in order that all auditable daily records are kept.
Be compliant with rules/regulations, permit systems and safety requirements in force on the specific site and to promote these disciplines in all those under the Lead Engineer's control.
Performance of any other duties as considered appropriate by the Outage Manager that lie within the capabilities and experience of the Lead Engineer's.

Duration; July/August until November 2018
Hours: 10/12 hour shifts - 12on - 2 off shift pattern. Days/Nights
Hourly rate plus Loyalty/Completion Bonus

It is essential that candidates hold a valid CCNSG Safety Passport and or IOSH and full Nuclear Clearance (CTC - Counter Terrorism Check).

For more information please telephone 01728 832862.
Alternatively please email your up to date CV quoting ref: 144123