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Major Maintenance Team Leader

Are you an experienced Major Maintenance Technician or Engineer looking to take on a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.

This is an exciting time to work at Viridor.

We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit a Major Maintenance Team Leader to join us, working 45 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

This role will cover the South East region and therefore business use of a van is supplied.

Major Maintenance Team Leader Responsibilities:

Leading a team of four technicians, you will be responsible for the overhaul and repair of the prime movers used within the Powergen portfolio.

You will also attend site where plant stoppages have been scheduled to undertake any repairs or overhauls and seek to bring the plant online with minimal downtime.

You will liaise with Operations staff to identify, specify and schedule optimum cyclical maintenance from the works conducted, and liaise with internal personnel and contractors to ensure any downtime of Powergen utilisation equipment is kept to a minimum.

You will be experienced in the identification and resolution of problems and provide training and competency assessments of technicians where necessary.

In addition to this, you may also assist with the induction and control of contractors, approving safe systems of work and ensuring they carry out their tasks completely and safely.

Our ideal Major Maintenance Team Leader will have:



* Proven hands on experience of the operation and maintenance of equipment


* Knowledge of planned preventative maintenance of large reciprocating powergen assets


* Practical experience of engine, plant process maintenance and diagnostics


* City & Guilds (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering


* Electrical and electronic experience in low voltage systems


* General engineering and operations experience in a heavy engineering environment


What can Viridor offer you?

We are offering the successful Major Maintenance Team Leader a competitive salary plus use of a company van and a package including contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare scheme and a range of flexible benefits.



If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £Competitive + Company Van
  • Location: Croydon, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Beth Vick
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: VIR-42390
  • Posted: 2020-05-19 12:33:23 -

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