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Article posted on 05.04.2019

 

Jobs at Tidy Planet

We have three job roles which need filling at Tidy Planet – project engineer, site service engineer and field service engineer. Could they offer the opportunity you’ve been searching for within the waste and recycling industry?

So, about us… In a nutshell, we’re leaders in the field of recycling and renewable energy innovation and solutions. We supply composting and Waste-to-Energy equipment to major national and global blue-chip organisations, helping them to streamline and optimise their organic waste management operations.

Some major orders and a very positive business outlook mean we’re looking to invest in an engineering team that’s capable of servicing our growing client needs – both in the UK and abroad.

Interested? Find out more about the three positions we have available below…

VACANCY ONE – Project engineer (based in Macclesfield)

Job brief

We’re on the lookout for a project engineer to be responsible for all the engineering and technical disciplines that our projects involve. Day-to-day, you’ll schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical and administrative activities – ensuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion. Based in Macclesfield – and reporting directly to senior managers – you’ll be working with UK and international clients and may be required to travel abroad on occasion.

Skills and qualifications

– HND/HNC or degree qualified
– Proven experience working as a project engineer
– Excellent knowledge of design and visualisation software such as AutoCAD
– Advanced MS Office skills
– Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards
– Organisational and documentation skills
– Safety management and supervision skills
– Confident decision maker
– Excellent communication skills
– Tasks and responsibilities

Tasks and responsibilities

– Develop project objectives by reviewing proposals and customer requirements, and confer with management
– Determine project plans and specifications – calculating time requirements and organising project elements
– Identify project phases and elements
– Review bids from contractors
– Administer and manage requirements of SDRL/VDRLs
– Confirm product performance by designing and conducting inspection test plans
– Maintain project schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems, scheduling KOMs and keeping management updated
– Control project costs by working within budget
– Manage the end-to-end contracts process
– Ensure project documentation, commissioning, training and handover are completed in line with project objectives and contract requirements

 

VACANCY TWO – Site service engineer (based at Gatwick Airport)

Job brief

As a site service engineer at our client’s Waste-to-Energy facility at Gatwick Airport, you’ll be acting as the face of the company. You’ll also be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of the equipment at the site, comprising A range of commercial-scale processing and energy-generation equipment including – generators, drying systems, shredders, balers, filtration systems, bulk handling equipment, plus biomass and gas heat generation systems.

Skills and qualifications requirements

– A background in engineering – with an electrical or mechanical bias plus practical electrical skills
– Experience working in a service or technical support role in any of the following environments – field service, maintenance, engineering, technical support, test and repair or installation
– Proven electrical fault-finding skills
– Training in relevant safety procedures and certification – where relevant
– Ability to process documentation and apply for work and safety permits
– Highly motivated
– Excellent communication skills
– Exemplary problem-solving skills
– Flexible working approach and prepared to work outside of normal hours if required.

Tasks and responsibilities

– Work from our client’s facility – based at Gatwick airport
– Inspect and service a range of commercial-scale processing and energy-generation equipment including – generators, drying systems, shredders, balers, bulk handling equipment, biomass and gas heat generation systems and filtration systems
– Carry out mechanical tasks on the equipment – including hydraulics and pipework
– Diagnose electrical faults
– Liaise with clients regarding their requirements
– Solve technical equipment problems.

 

VACANCY THREE – Field service engineer (based in Macclesfield)

Job brief

The field service engineer role will be based at our HQ in Macclesfield, but will work across the UK and occasionally abroad too. You’ll be responsible for the installation, commissioning and servicing of our technical equipment, including – generators, drying and dewatering systems, shredders, balers, bulk handling equipment, biomass and gas heat generation systems, In Vessel Composters and filtration systems.

Skills and qualifications requirements

– A background in engineering – with an electrical or mechanical bias plus practical electrical skills
– Experience working in a service or technical support role in any of the following environments – field service, maintenance, engineering, technical support, test and repair or installation
– Proven electrical fault-finding skills
– Automation experience and a basic understanding of PLC systems
– Ability to process documentation and apply for work and safety permits
– Training in relevant safety procedures and certification, where relevant
– Digital proficiency – confident with Microsoft Office applications
– Highly motivated
– Excellent communication skills
– Exemplary problem-solving skills
– Flexible working approach – prepared to work away from home
– Willingness to travel overseas when required.

Tasks and responsibilities

– Inspect and service a range of commercial-scale processing and energy-generation equipment including – generators, drying and dewatering systems, shredders, balers, bulk handling equipment, biomass and gas heat generation systems, In Vessel Composters and filtration systems
– Diagnose electrical faults
– Read electrical drawings
– Upgrade software and hardware
– Wire machinery to rectify any electrical issues.

 

If any of these roles sound like they’ve got your name on it, then we’d love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and cover letter to Julie@tidyplanet.co.uk – applications close on 30th April 2019.

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