John Harman - Balance of Plant Operations Manager

Project Experience

  • Over forty years of onsite experience in new build and service on various power stations
  • Extensive experience as Site Manger, Balance of Plant Manager and Chief Technical Field Advisor for CCGT, specialisation on EGH/EGD repairs and implementation of complex upgrade projects
  • Construction Manager for Langage Power Station
  • Managing multiple deployed teams with technical and logistical support
  • Development of dedicated and respected team of engineers within the power industry


  • Unrivalled knowledge of pipework fabrication and erection for CCGT power plant applications
  • Complete project capabilities – Engineering and design support, installation and onsite modifications
  • Comprehensive understand of British and European standards, codes of practice and engineering recommendations
  • Site management, planning & preparation and onsite NDT, welding and logistics coordination
  • Focus on safety, with record of on time delivery of detailed quality documentation

Career Summary

  • Operation Manager Salko UK Ltd 2016 – Present
  • Alstom Power/ABB, CCGT New Build and Service Outages, BOP Manager 1998-2016
  • Shaws Group UK, New Build BOP Manager 1990-1998
  • Various Engineering Companies including Dunn International, Babcocks, International Combustion Ltd & John Browns 1972-1990


  • City and Guilds – 1st & 2nd part, Technical Engineering
  • IOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Alstom – GT24/26 EGH Repair Course, GT24/26 Basic Course, Bolting Techniques
  • Site training – Swagelok