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engineering and manufacturinG recruitment experts, since 1978

 Energy Recruitment

The first choice for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been delivering best-in-class recruitment solutions to the engineering and manufacturing industry for over 40 years. We provide contract, interim and permanent recruitment solutions covering the full project life cycle within five dedicated areas:

Electrification

Renewable Energy

Water

Power

Nuclear

There are significant changes taking place in the UK energy sector. UK energy targets to decarbonise, low commodity prices, the emergence of disruptive technology such as cloud and robotics combined with complex regulation and policy changes make it a challenging environment. 

The ever-changing landscape is pressing industry to respond with innovative solutions and we are supporting multinational utilities companies, OEMs and mid-market aggregates to adapt and capitalise on these. Opportunities for innovative start-ups and new entrants to bring new ideas are on the rise, ultimately driving greater efficiency and competitive advantage to the sector on a global scale. 

Our team of dedicated industry experts help to source engineering, technology and digital skill-sets for businesses looking to quickly adapt in this dynamic landscape.



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Plant Operator

Role: Plant Operator Location: Dudley Salary: £29,218 p/a Purpose of Job: Control and monitor operations of the boilers and turbine to ensure the optimum generation of steam. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Operational: Report and monitor all functions associated with the operation of the plant turbine, boilers, and coordination of incoming and outgoing waste. To maintain a steady control of the above by measuring temperature flow, pressure readings from the turbine/boiler, control systems and gauges. Accurately report readings and log daily operations in the shift log for continued monitoring and shift changeovers. Effectively react to planned and unplanned (i.e. emergency) repairs, blockages and changes in the plant central systems. Promptly react to system alarms/protocols to secure areas of the plant if/as required. Monitoring all areas of the plant from the control room. This includes, operating the overhead crane for the systematic removal of waste, and accessing all areas of the plant (from height to ground levels) to check instruments, gauges, and to take readings and take actions as required. Fulfil the role of Plant Attendant if/when required. This includes, (and is not limited to) the loading and unloading of vehicles, use of the Fork Lift Truck (FLT) for the fitting and removal of Big Bags. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Working at height and in confined spaces. Health & Safety: Maintain a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company’s Health and Safety policy and procedures. Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and companies Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. As a minimum requirement to work towards acting as designated person within the Company’s Permit to Work (PTW) system. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI’s), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. The above duties are not exhaustive. The job holder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Competencies: Understanding of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants. Qualifications in the use of Fork Lift Truck (FLT). Experience of Front Loading Shovel (FLS) vehicle also advantageous. A current first aid qualification would be desirable. Other information: Any overtime worked between Monday to Saturday qualifies for Overtime payment of Time plus one half (1.5), Overtime on Sundays and Bank holidays is payable at double time (2.0) Holidays - the holiday runs from Jan to Dec and is payable in hours (168 hours), plus 2 hours accrued each week as lieu hours (104 hours) Pension Scheme - The Company pay up to 6% to match employee contributions. The other alternative is auto enrolment. Profit Share bonus Scheme. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Dudley

Design Manager

Title: Design Manager Location: West Midlands Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for an hands on Design Manager for our client’s new site in the West Midlands area. The role will be responsible for the oversight and successful execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget. Additionally, with the Engineering & Projects Director, responsible for the management, development and recruitment of the Company’s West Midlands based engineering resource. The role will be hands on and working with hand calculations along with managing the team and supporting with the documentations. Reporting relationship: Engineering and Projects Director Key Supports: Engineering and Projects Director Engineering Manager Head of Projects Principal Engineers, Senior Engineers, Engineers Project Managers/Engineers Proposals Engineers Key Aims & Objectives: Management of the engineering resource under the direction of the Engineering & Projects Director and in consultation with the Head of Projects Development and recruitment of the West Midlands based engineering resource, potentially including interns and apprentices Management of the technical delivery of a suite of projects to programme and budget Peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations. Prime Responsibilities and Duties: Day to day management of the technical aspects of projects Day to day management of the Company’s West Midlands based technical resource Production of the technical aspects and estimates for tenders Peer review of engineering output Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs Development and recruitment of the engineering resource Job Description – Engineering Manager: The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required. Assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the West Midlands Engineering Department. Required Skills: Demonstrable track record in engineering design management Demonstrable track record in people management, recruitment, motivation and development Demonstrable track record in engineering design using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD Technical and commercial acumen Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes Qualifications: Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar Chartered Engineer IMechE, ideally a fellow is highly desirable Significant experience and references in engineering activities in a highly regulated environment If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Warwickshire

Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator

Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator Nottingham Permanent £25,295 An experienced Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator who has worked on boiler operations is required on a permanent basis for a local authority that specialises in heating schemes in Nottingham. Key responsibilities will include: Support the Plant Operations Engineer Operating start and stop functions of gas fired boilers and adjustment of firing rates Support with the active response to incidents and emergencies as required Assist with the re-configuration of high-pressure steam pipework Support in the compilation of water treatment analysis Assist in undertaking routine inspections on auxiliary equipment Take responsibility for delivery of chemicals for water treatment To be involved with routinely cleaning and painting of plant and machinery and all internal areas of the main building Complete shift and event logs and data collection You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: Previous experience within a similar role is essential Ideal applicants will be reliable and punctual Applicants must be willing to work a 24 hour rotating shift pattern Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Nottingham

Energy Projects Officer

Energy Project Officer Nottingham Permanent £25,295 A Energy Project Officer who has worked on energy projects is required on a permanent basis for a local authority that specialises in carbon reduction in Nottingham. Key responsibilities will include: Develop energy project funds and develop and maintain energy generation projects Agreeing loans, keeping processes, procedures and evidence up to date, assessing and reporting performance, ensuring accuracy of recharging and complying with data capture requirements are all vital to the position Carry out energy project assessments Generate compelling business cases Identify energy project potential within your area Identify viable schemes and associated business cases for investment Lead on the design and specification of improvements to building energy infrastructure and supervise the installation of work on site Provide detailed performance reporting Gathering and evaluation of data and preparing a range of energy use and performance reports Assist in preparing the specification and tender documents Manage energy projects through to completion You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: A degree qualification Experience of working in an energy projects function or similar Strong analytic and reporting skills Strong stakeholder management Excellent IT abilities including Excel, Word and PowerPoint Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Nottingham

Electrician

Job Title: Electrician Location: Dudley Salary: £29,500 Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced electrician who can contribute to the planned preventative maintenance programme and to defect rectification on plant and equipment. To provide an electrical engineering service throughout the Plant while implementing a culture of continuous improvement. Key Duties: Duties to include but not be exclusive to: Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule and report any irregularities. 415kv 3 Phase system Complete report sheets in the absence of the maintenance manager. Interact with operations personnel in regards to fault finding, test, modification to process requirements, updating of drawings, and carry out defect rectification in line with the defect reporting system. To carry out high voltage (HV) isolations and high voltage earthing (if authorised) while maintaining an accurate switching log. Liaise with the Local Electricity Authority (Area Board) in all matters concerning the operation of electricity generator, including high voltage switching, (if authorised). Complete isolations necessary for the company permit to work system in conjunction with maintenance and operations requests. Test and maintain all electrical protection systems and alarms. Actively react to changes in circumstances and unplanned emergencies in relation to Plant and equipment. To assist other maintenance personnel as required. Working at Height and in confined spaces. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Report when stock levels are at re-order level for all items of spares and consumables Competencies: Attention to detail with the ability to effectively interpret data, and knowledge of fault finding. Ability to work under pressure and take on additional duties when required. Ability to work on own initiative. HNC/BTEC/ONC in Electrical Engineering. HV experience/training desirable. City and Guilds 236, parts 1 and 2 in Electrical Installation is highly desirable. Knowledge and/or experience of power generation and industrial electrical systems. Ability to read electrical drawings. 17th or 18th Edition knowledge would be advantageous. Working Hours: The shift pattern works to 7 days on – 2 days off – 3 days on – 2 days off Overtime available an 1.5x If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Dudley
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  • You found a job for me 3 years ago at TMETC. Although I have now left the company having found a new opportunity, I wanted to express my heartfelt thanks as the last 3 years have been a completely enriching experience. I have had the pleasure of working with good people that cared about me and I loved it there. I managed to get support from many people who played a huge part in my promotion to Project Manager from Project Engineer. It was the start of my career and you were one of the few people who gave me the small chance needed so I could prove what I am capable of. I know this is not your usual email but I am grateful for all the things you and Jonathan Lee Recruitment have done and for the opportunities this role has given me. I wish you and your family all the very best... THANK YOU.

    Kamakaris Georgios M.Sc.

    Candidate
  • We have been more than encouraged by the work that Jonathan Lee Recruitment has completed for the members of the EEF, their marketplace knowledge across a wide variety of engineering sectors and most importantly the strong professional culture that they work to and high levels of service they provide. We would happily recommend the Jonathan Lee Recruitment business to any engineering and manufacturing organisation looking to engage a professional, committed and quality consultancy to support their recruitment activities.

    Richard Halstead

    National Interim Membership Engagement Director
  • I would like to thank Jonathan Lee Recruitment for the fantastic assistance given to me along my recruitment path to find employment. The communication was great via e-mail and telephone. The guidance you gave was second to none relating to my CV and experience. I received the perfect job description matches from your systems job alerts which I duly successfully applied to. Thank you Jonathan Lee Recruitment...the perfect team!

    Gabriel Braileanu

    Maintenance Supervisor
  • I would like to thank Jonathan Lee Recruitment for their patience and professionalism in helping me secure my new role. They supported me throughout my application and even coached me before my interviews. I even had good luck messages before my initial interview. They kept me well informed, returned all my calls and sought positive outcomes when required. I would not hesitate to recommend the team at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to anyone looking for a job.

    Denis Lazar

    Maintenance Engineer
  • I just wanted to thank Jonathan Lee Recruitment for the support and enthusiasm they have shown during the whole application process for my new role. It has really helped me a lot and made me wish I could work with people like you more often.

    Chris Poulopoulos

    Electrical Engineer
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