Iberdrola USA Mechanical Technician in United States


At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we’re always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals. At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company. We’re able to continue our recruitment drive because the demand for energy keeps growing. As well as this, ourinvestment in our network and continual search for innovative ways to generate and distribute energy means we can offer a wide range of exciting careers in a stable industry.

Business and Department

Our Generation business ensures we have enough power to continue delivering the energy needed. We deliver competitive energy from across our generation portfolio of hydro and gas generation, while minimising the environmental impact. Generation is organised around its physical assets as a company with an acute sense of the bigger picture, other forward thinking ways of providing power such as hydro-electric and CCGT power stations as well as gas storage. The role of Mechanical Technician sits within the maintenance team at Rye House Power Station which is a 715MW CCGT located in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.


Maintenance Technicians work within the multi-skilled maintenance team based at Rye House Power Station. The role of the maintenance technician is split between desk top engineering for compliance with relevant legislation such PSSR and LOLER as well as hands on maintenance of plant ranging from large industrial gas and steam turbines, high pressure water and steam systems, fixed firefighting systems through to HVAC systems.

The maintenance team also provide assistance to the UK Thermal Engineering group on projects to improve reliability, flexibility and replacement of assets.

Technicians are involved in the development of contract technical specifications and tender processes, procurement, development of work specifications, planning and undertaking works inclusive of control and supervision of contractors.

As Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for maintenance and some engineering work at Rye HousePower Station. The main responsibilities of the role are as follows;

  • Deliver Cost Effective Maintenance Practices to support the business need.

  • Support the Health and Safety policy, principles and rules as set by the Company and Statute requirements.

  • Support the Technical Risk Management Process of the Company utilising reporting tools to accurately record and

assess Maintenance and Service activities.

  • Undergo all necessary training and instruction required in your role and duties



  • Experience in Mechanical Maintenance activities of large Industry (CCGT, or generating plant desirable).

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, e.g. health & safety, environment and employment law.

  • Knowledge of budgets and contract management.

  • Educated to Degree/HNC standard or equivalent qualifications and experience.

  • IOSH Entry Level Qualification to Managing Safely.


  • Experience in Mechanical Maintenance activities of large Industry (CCGT, or generating plant desirable).

  • Educated to Degree/HNC standard or equivalent qualifications and experience.

  • Computer literate.

The role will offer candidates the opportunity to develop and we are actively looking for those who are looking to develop themselves and progress within the company to leading engineer and management positions.

Starting salary from £33,450 + Benefits

Location: Rye House Power Station, Hertfordshire.

REFERENCE: 5071330902

Publication date: 06.09.2017

No of Vacancies: 2

Contract Type: Permanent

Employment Status: Full Time

CLOSING DATE: 29th September 2017