Shift Plant Operator

Lanesra Technical Recruitment
£30000 - £32500/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently looking for a Shift Plant Operator to work on a Waste to Energy site in Leicestershire on a permanent basis. The role will involve 12 hour shifts on rolling rota based on 42hr average working week.


Acting under the direction of the Shift Team Leader to ensure safe and efficient operation of all activities on site including gasification plant, a high-pressure boiler, economizer and FGT, turbine and generator, together with associated auxiliary plant - including first-line fault diagnosis These positions will require you to work shift patterns that includes weekends and bank holidays.

Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader and duties/responsibilities of the role will include;

* Assist the STL with Operating / monitoring the plant from the SCADA system, operate other auxiliary systems and equipment as required by the operational demands of the W2E
* Assist in ensuring day to day compliance with all aspects of the Environmental Permit, reporting any non-compliance or incident to the Shift Team Leader
* Carry out routine plant inspections and adjustments / operations as required collecting and recording plant data
* Work within the company's Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management System and all relevant legislation
* Monitor stocks and take receipt of consumables / collection of residues
* Assist other Company staff and contractors as required
* To be aware of and work within the Company Environmental & Quality Systems
* Carry out other reasonable tasks and duties as requested by management
* Undertake continuing personal development to enhance knowledge & skills relevant to the role


* Completed recognized engineering apprenticeship or hold similar relevant qualifications
* IT Literate
* An understanding of current environmental and health and safety issues
* Experience of mechanical and/or electrical plant with experience of plant operations, ideally with experience in an Engineering or a Maintenance role
* Awareness of PTW, SSOW
* Able to operate, or train to operate a variety of mobile equipment and fixed plant.
* Able to work a continuous rotating shift pattern, including adequate voluntary overtime to cover the workload and colleagues' absences.
* Able to achieve a recognised Safety qualification - IOSH or equivalent