Shift Team Leader - New Energy from Waste

ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
31 Mar 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Team Leader – New Energy from Waste Power Station

Belfast, Northern Ireland

£39,000 + Shift Allowance + Benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are working with an international market leader within the Engineering industry who have recently moved into the Energy from Waste sector.

We are looking for a Shift Team Leader to join the Operations Team for their new Gasification Power Plant, located near Belfast Airport, this is a great opportunity for someone with Power Generation & Supervisory experience.

This plant utilises Gasification / Advanced Thermal Treatment Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate ~15MW which is enough to power around 14,500 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 180,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, as Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for:

* Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for day to day management of the Operation Technicians and the safe and efficient operation of the plant

* Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.

* Managing the sites safety systems including the permit to work system and acting as an Authorised Person for the purpose of issuing permits, switching and carrying out isolations (preferably with experience up to 11kv).

* Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work

* Providing effective training and monitoring of shift staff to ensure personnel are competent to undertake their duties

* Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

This role is working 4 on 4 off with a 9 week rotation, including 2 weeks of cover shifts

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills & experience:

* A relevant technical qualification such as an ONC/HNC/HNC/Degree in an engineering discipline

* At least 5 years’ experience in an operational environment on a power station. This could be Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, Biomass, CHP or Nuclear.

* Senior Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant Watch Keeping experience will also be considered

* Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Senior Authorised Persons Status

* Excellent proven leadership skills

Salary & Package

What’s on offer for this exciting role:

* Competitive Salary up to £39,000

* Shift Allowance

* Benefits package

* Opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste power station

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more please contact Dan Grosvenor or Becki Saunders on (phone number removed) or email a CV & Cover Letter .

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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