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Plant Operator - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £32000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

  • Email:

    kshinn@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    14656KY_1571668833

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Plant Operator - Renewable Energy
Up to £32,000 + Benefits
Leeds, Yorkshire

We're currently seeking a Plant Operator / Operations Technician to work on a state-of-the-art renewable energy process plant which is based in the Leeds area. This will be a varied role where you'll be responsible for process operations, first line maintenance, along with deputising for the Team Leader when they're not on site.

As a Plant Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring & controlling the process plant from the control room using SCADA systems.
  • Conducting plant checks & inspections, along with responding to any alarms, carrying out fault finding & first line maintenance (on pumps, gearboxes, conveyors etc.).
  • Operating mobile plant on site as required such as telehandlers & forklifts.
  • Deputising for the Team Leader when required.
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety at all times.
  • Other duties as required.


In order to considered for this role, you will need to have experience in a Plant Operator role using SCADA systems or other similar process control systems. You should also possess a good technical understanding & be able to conduct first line maintenance activities. This position will be well suited to someone with a background working in a process plant environment such as in the water treatment, renewable energy, power generation, chemical or waste management sectors.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company working within the fast-growing renewable energy sector! They're offering a competitive salary of up to £32,000 depending on experience & you'll be required to work as part of a shift pattern.

If you wold like to apply for this Plant Operator role, then please send a copy of your CV through to kshinn@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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