Master/Lead Mechanic – Biomass Power Plants

Master/Lead Mechanic – Biomass Power Plants

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : North Carolina
  • Salary : $65,000 - $85,000 per Annum
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : JOB-1024
  • Salary: $65,000 - $85,000 per Annum

Master/Lead Mechanic – Biomass Power Plants

Farmville, North Carolina

$65,000 to $85,000 & Benefits Package


About the role.

Astute People has exclusively partnered with a power plant developer, owner & operator who is building a fleet of biomass power plants across North Carolina.

This post comes with a competitive basic salary & benefits package with future growth potential.

We’re keen to speak with experienced Master / Lead Mechanics who have experience in power generation, industrial or heavy engineering environments. This is a chance to work across multiple assets, helping guide them through commissioning into operation.  

Responsibilities & duties.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for…

  • Leading a team of Mechanics, performing pre-planned and preventative maintenance on a wide variety of mechanical equipment and systems (boilers, turbines, condensers, heat exchangers & pressure vessels)
  • Working with the operations team to ensure that the plant is working correctly and safe for isolation when needed.
  • Replacing bearings, pumps, valves, seals and auxiliary equipment.
  • Preforming breakdown and shutdown maintenance, and overhauls to ensure plant availability.
  • Working on long term engineering solutions to plant issues.

Professional skills and experience.

  • Experience running & managing a small team of Mechanics / Maintenance Team.
  • Experience gained conducting maintenance, repairs and inspections of pumps, turbines, boilers and auxiliary systems.
  • Experience gained in a power generation setting or a heavy engineering setting with transferable equipment. Ex-Navy veterans with ship propulsion experience would be suitable.

Salary & benefits.

  • Competitive basic salary. (Dependent on experience)
  • Benefits package.

How to apply.

To apply, please send a copy of your resume to or call Dan Bisset on +1 (704) 626 2198









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