Operations Technician - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    Shefford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Operations Technician - Renewable Energy
£28,000 to £32,000 + Benefits

We're currently seeking an Operations Technician / Plant Operator / Process Operator to be responsible for the operations & maintenance of a Renewable Energy process plant which is based in the Bedfordshire area. Our client is a leading company within the food manufacturing industry, who utilise the waste from their process to fuel an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant.

The Job:
Working on a days basis from Tuesday to Saturday, 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 forklift licence or telehandler ticket would be ideal, but this is not essential as training can be provided
  • Having WAMITAB training would be ideal, but is not essential

What's in it for me?

  • They're offering a competitive salary of up to £32,000 depending on experience
  • A benefits package which includes BUPA cover & 25 days annual leave
  • This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing organisation within the renewable energy sector.

How to apply:
If you're interested in this Operations Technician role, then 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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