Operations Technician - Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits
16-07-2020 10:32 AM

Operations Technician - Renewable Energy
£30,000 to £35,000 + Benefits


We're currently seeking an Operations Technician / Plant Operator / Process Operator to be responsible for the operations & maintenance of a Renewable Energy process plant which is based in the Peterhead area, along with supporting a new build plant in Aberdeen when required. Our client is a leading & growing company who focus on generating clean & efficient power from the process of anaerobic digestion (AD).

The Job:

Working as part of a shift pattern, the main responsibilities for the Operations Technician include:

    • Carrying out day to day operations of the renewable energy process plant
    • Using SCADA control systems to monitor the process
    • Carrying out planned & reactive maintenance of the plant which will include working on pumps, conveyors, gearboxes, pipework etc.
    • Feeding fuel into the process using mobile plant such as telehandlers
    • Responding to machine and systems failures
    • Ensuring adherence with health & safety at all times
    • Other duties as required

Experience and Qualifications needed:

    • Hold a relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (such as an apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ / HNC / HND etc.)
    • Experience carrying out maintenance on process plant such as pumps & conveyors
    • Knowledge of SCADA / DCS control systems is advantageous
    • A full UK Driving licence is essential as you will be covering two plants

What's in it for me?

    • They're offering a competitive salary of £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits.
    • A great benefits package which includes a company bonus scheme.
    • This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading organisation within the renewable energy sector.

How to apply:

Please email a copy of your up to date CV to kshinn@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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