Operations Technician - CHP

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    Beckton, London

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    Up to £42157.00 per annum + Benefits

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    Becki Saunders

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    8 months ago

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Operations Technician - CHP
Competitive Salary + Benefits
East London


Astute are looking for an Operations Technician to join the expanding Operations Team on a Combined Heat and Power facility in East London. Utilising the latest technology, the site is producing ~20MW of Heat & Power from used fats, oils and greases (FOGS) from the local area.

Reporting to the Site Operations Supervisor you will be part of a Shift Team (sometimes alone) responsible for the safe and efficient running of the CHP in line with business and statutory needs.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Operations Supervisor, as an Operations Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating the plant to ensure compliance in line with Company and Client procedures
  • Carrying out first line maintenance to ensure plant availability and performance is at a high level whilst ensuring adherence with safety, environmental and statutory requirements.
  • Identifying and reporting plant defects, observations and anomalies that may affect the safety of the site or operation of the plant
  • Completing assigned safety duties, including safe systems of work, setting people to work and the companies safety systems
  • Assisting the Operations Supervisor with projects and outage preparation
  • Controlling the offloading of materials onto site, this may include road tanker fuel, oil and urea deliveries and directing the right material to dedicated storage tanks.
  • Conducting sampling activities to comply with Ofgem regulations

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following experience and qualifications:

  • C&G/NVQ Level 3 minimum in Engineering/Plant Operations or Apprentice qualified
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in Power Generation in an Operations based role
  • Mechanical/Electrical maintenance skillset
  • IOSH or H&S certificate
  • Experience working to Safe Systems of Work
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineer Leading Marine Engineers are welcome to apply

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary + Shift Allowance
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to join a plant in commissioning phase

If you are interested in this position, please contact Becki Saunders on 02392 288214 or send a CV and Cover Letter to bsaunders@astutetechnical.co.uk

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