Operations Technician - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    15286 KY_1580484203

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


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Operations Technician - Renewable Energy

£30,000 to £35,000 + Benefits



We're currently seeking an Operations Technician / Plant Operator / Process Operator to be responsible for the operations & maintenance of two Renewable Energy process plants which are based in the Aberdeen & Peterhead area. Our client is a leading & growing company who focus on generating clean & efficient power from the process of anaerobic digestion (AD).


The Job:

Working as part of a shift pattern, the main responsibilities for the Operations Technician include:

  • Carrying out day to day operations of the renewable energy process plant
  • Using SCADA control systems to monitor the process
  • Carrying out planned & reactive maintenance of the plant which will include working on pumps, conveyors, gearboxes, pipework etc.
  • Feeding fuel into the process using mobile plant such as telehandlers
  • Responding to machine and systems failures
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety at all times
  • Other duties as required

Experience and Qualifications needed:

  • Hold a relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (such as an apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ / HNC / HND etc.)
  • Experience carrying out maintenance on process plant such as pumps & conveyors
  • Knowledge of SCADA / DCS control systems is advantageous
  • A full UK Driving licence is essential as you will be covering two plants

What's in it for me?

  • They're offering an hourly rate which amounts to £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits.
  • A great benefits package which includes a company bonus scheme.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing organisation within the renewable energy sector.

How to apply:

Please email a copy of your up to date CV to kshinn@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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