Control Room Operator

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Waste Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ellie Guest

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Control Room Operator


£22,000 Negotiable DOE

Monday - Friday (potential of overtime)

Shift pattern - 5.45am - 14.15pm and 13.45pm - 22.15pm (on a rota basis)

Our client is a global leader in waste management, and they are looking for a Control Room Operator to be a part of their MBT plant team. Working as a Control Room Operator you will be responsible for monitoring the MBT plant via the SCADA System and notifying the relevant people regarding any faults or blockages. This role will require a basic knowledge of computer systems and preferably someone with a background within waste of similar.

Role Responsibilities:

As a Control Room Operator, reporting to the Supervisor, your responsibilities will include but not be limited too;

  • To monitor the MBT Plant using the SCADA System
  • To manage the CCTV regarding plant blockages or faults, as well people and machinery
  • To control and monitor environmental systems including acid scrubbers, bio filters and compost temperatures through screens and controls
  • To ensure the daily start-up operation is successful
  • To maintain close communications with the Compost Hall Prep Hall Operator in order to maximise production
  • To monitor the whole site through the PSC System
  • To monitor the water balance usage on site
  • To liaise and communicate with all staff when required

Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate must have:

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Familiar with the type of environment provided within waste
  • Good working knowledge of SCADA or PSC Systems
  • Process knowledge
  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Good organisational and communication skills

Salary & Benefits
On offer for this role is the following:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits

If you are interested in this position or would like an informal chat to learn more, please call Ellie on 02393 910 473 or email an up to date CV eguest@astutetechnical.co.uk

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