Shift Team Leader - Energy from Waste

Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire
Renewable Energy
Permanent
+ Benefits
20-11-2020 02:21 PM
18-12-2020
BBBH16472

Shift Team Leader - New Energy from Waste
Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary & Benefits

You must have UK Right to Work for this role - Sponsorship is not available.

Introduction…
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, as part of an additional shift, to join the Operations Team for their new Gasification Power Plant, located in Hertfordshire just North of the M25.

This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate 10MWe which is enough to power around 7,000 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 90,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Plant Operations Manager, as Shift Team Leader, 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 will involve a mixture of Monday to Friday Day Work and also Shift Work



Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • 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 & Shift Allowance
  • Benefits package including 25 Days Holiday plus 9 Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to join a new build Advanced Thermal Treatment Plant



If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to Steve Utton on sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve Utton 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!