Spalding, England, United Kingdom


The key purpose of the OCGT Plant Engineer is to support the Engineering Manager to safely and effectively manage all engineering and maintenance requirements of the Spalding Energy Expansion Ltd (SEEL) OCGT 300 MW Power Station and support systems.

Job Summary

Principal responsibilities are described below:

  • Primary coordination of all engineering activities for all SEEL OCGT assets including the gas turbine, generator, transformers, switchgear, auxiliaries, control system and associated balance of plant equipment
  • Engage with other engineering team specialists (including mechanical, electrical, control & instrumentation engineers) as necessary to ensure all technical solutions are appropriate and fit for purpose
  • Coordinate all outage work for the SEEL OCGT throughout the outage planning, execution and close out phases
  • Ensure suitable procedures, routines, work orders and maintenance contracts are in place to comply with OEM recommendations and good industry practice
  • Proactively manage the OCGT assets in accordance with the company’s risk-based engineering and maintenance strategy, ensuring appropriate periodic maintenance is completed, suitable condition-based monitoring techniques are applied and corrective maintenance is addressed promptly
  • Conduct fault finding, trending and analysis to aid resolution of issues and liaise with the maintenance and operation teams to gain support as needed, with a particular focus on ensuring the highest levels of plant reliability
  • Ensure a fit for purpose spares holding for emergency response and to synchronise with outages
  • Plan and deliver plant improvement projects safely and to quality, time and cost targets
  • Drive performance improvement projects to deliver against Company Performance KPIs, including setting, tracking and communicating
  • Own the warranty process and ensure satisfactory close out of all items
  • Manage relationships and contracts with OEMs for key equipment to ensure rapid technical support is provided when required
  • Support the wider InterGen team at Spalding by providing engineering, project and outage support as required for the SECL 860 MW CCGT, as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Support wider InterGen initiatives as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Provide suitable cover for the Engineers and Engineering Manager in their absence
  • To be on call and to change working patterns where necessary in order to support the team and meet the needs of the business.

Skills / Competencies

The individual will need to be a self-motivated with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.  They must be suited to a culture that is entrepreneurial, fast paced, value driven, and with high corporate performance and ethical standards.  The individual will need to be comfortable working in a lean structure, highly professional, and possess strong ethical and moral standards.  Key characteristics of the successful candidate will include:

  • The ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility during dynamic situations
  • Professional approach to engineering
  • Excellent work ethic and results focused
  • Good interpersonal, communication and motivational skills with a flexible, enthusiastic and committed attitude to work
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Computer literate


  • Ideally Degree qualified in an Engineering or related discipline, although HNC/HND with a high level of practical experience will be acceptable
  • A good understanding of all HSE aspects is fundamental


  • Solid Engineering experience in fault finding, analysis and trending to resolve technical issues
  • Strong project coordination skills evidenced by managing small multi-disciplinary teams and projects in a heavy industry environment
  • Experience in the application of risk-based maintenance regimes
  • Experience in writing procedures, reports, work requests and contract specifications
  • Experience in chairing and coordinating meetings to support resolution of issues


  • Infrequent

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