Shift Plant Operator

Recruiter
Lanesra Technical Recruitment
Location
Lutterworth
Salary
£30000 - £32500/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Role:

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

Qualifications

* 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