Shift Team Leader - Energy from Waste Power Station

Glasgow City
£52000 - £58500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
04-08-2022 03:41 PM

Shift Team Leader - Energy from Waste Power Station
Glasgow, Scotland
Circa £58,500 + up to 10% bonus + benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are recruiting for a Shift Team Leader to join an Energy from Waste (EfW) Power Station in Glasgow, Scotland. The Shift Team Leader will be required to supervise and provide direction to the Shift Operators and day operations staff, ensuring the day-to-day operation of the plant is carried out efficiently and as safe as possible whilst ensuring environmental compliance at all times.

Role & Responsibilities
The Shift Team Leader will report in directly to the Operations Manager and be responsible for:

  • The day-to-day management of a team of Shift Operators / Shift Technicians who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a high-pressure boiler, generator and auxiliary plant.
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Maximising waste input and energy production
  • Chairing daily meetings after a shift handover to review health, safety & environmental issues, overnight activities and plans for the shift ahead.
  • Acting as a HV Senior Authorised Person for the purpose of issuing permits, switching and carrying out mechanical and electrical isolations.
  • Working with the maintenance department when required in order to ensure maximum plant availability.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
To be considered for this position we are looking for candidates with:

  • 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 (CPO level)
  • Ideally an HNC / ONC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • A NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be desirable
  • Excellent proven leadership skills

Salary & Benefits

  • A starting salary of circa £58,500 inclusive of shift allowance
  • A performance related bonus up to 10%
  • Overtime
  • Company pension
  • The chance to join the growing EFW sector

How to Apply
To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV along with a cover letter to or call 02392 288 284 and speak with Kyle Shinn who can tell you more about this opportunity.

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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