Operations Technician - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £34000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Operations Technician - Renewable Energy
£32,000 to £34,000 DoE + Benefits
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

We're currently seeking an Operations Technician / Plant Operator / O&M Technician to be responsible for the operations & maintenance of a Renewable Energy process plant which is based in the Wisbech 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 on a shift pattern basis of 4 days on, 4 days off 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 may be required to attend other plants when required

What's in it for me?

  • They're offering an hourly rate which amounts to £32,000 to £34,000 per annum plus company benefits.
  • 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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