Depot Engineer/Maintenance Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 620219228-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: RHL
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £35,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

£35-42,000 (depending on experience) + excellent package including generous leave, defined contribution pension scheme and overtime.

Do you have multi disciplined supervision experience on hazardous area site?

Have you had involvement of developing systems and procedures?

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Depot Engineer with supervisory and hazardous area environment experience, to join our client's Plymouth based bulk fuel storage operations, as they embark on a multi million pound investment programme.

Your will be accountable for all maintenance and engineering matters onsite regardless of discipline. The post holder will interface with the central engineering team, lead the execution of minor new works and ensure the site remains compliant against the Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule of inspections.

Our client provides a structured personal development programme and regular pay reviews. They provide positive working environment together with strong safety and team work ethic, which is central to their core values.

*For this role you must demonstrate previous upper Tier COMAH site experience with some supervisory skills

The role:

Deputising for the Ops Manager and Depot Manager

Support to the project team using CMMS system

Leadership of maintenance team on depot maintenance projects.

Plant maintenance

Planned preventative maintenance compliance

SSOW compliance

Issuing of Permits

Be part of a Rostered Depot "On-Call" Team.

The Depot Engineer is accountable for all engineering matters on site regardless of discipline.

Line Manager for maintenance technicians (Mechanical and Electrical).

Providing training, direction and support to new and existing staff.

Providing coaching and performance management of team members.

On a yearly basis, produce Team Performance Plans (TPP) and Individual Performance Plans (IPP) for direct reports.


You will need to be an experienced maintenance supervisor/manager, able to demonstrate strong leadership skills with a focus on ensuring a positive culture, and that safety standards are maintained and improved at Thanckes.

You will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the requirements of an upper tier COMAH installation, and the safety culture which must prevail in such establishments and able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the petroleum supply chain and the working arrangements of a Petroleum storage depot.

The ideal candidate will be qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical or Control & Instrumentation) and have engineering/maintenance experience working in a high hazard or COMAH regulated industry.

A full driving licence is essential for this post as some occasional travel will be required.


37 hour week (Monday - Friday) plus paid overtime as required

30 days holiday leave plus public holiday

Excellent Defined Pension Scheme

X4 Annual Salary Life Assurance

Please apply to Alan Steer