Enhanced Technician - Energy from Waste

+ Bonus + Benefits
16-07-2020 10:34 AM

Enhanced Technician - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits


We are currently recruiting an Enhanced Technician / Senior Operator / Assistant Shift Team Leader to join the operations department of a large Energy from Waste plant in Kent. The Enhanced Technician will need an adaptable approach and will be responsible for supervising the shift teams ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Enhanced Technician will be required, on occasions, to step up to the full Shift Manager role to cover for periods of sickness and holidays.


Reporting to the Shift Manager the Enhanced Technician will be responsible for:

    • The day to day management of Shift Technicians who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of turbines, boilers, pumps and water treatment plant
    • Acting as the site Authorised Person complying with the sites safe systems of work
    • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
    • Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work
    • Carrying out return to work discussions with team members returning from periods of absence
    • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...

To be considered for this position you must have:

    • Ideally a relevant technical qualification such as an C&G/NVQ/ONC/HNC in an engineering discipline
    • At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station or heavy process facility with steam raising plant e.g. EFW. biomass, coal, utilities etc.
    • Ex Military Engineers with management/leadership experience will also be considered - Navy, REME, RAF, RFA etc
    • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification

Package and Benefits...

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Assistant Shift Team Leader vacancy as follows:

    • Competitive salary
    • A performance related bonus
    • Company pension
    • The chance to join a large Energy from Waste Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!