Plant Operator - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    Thirsk, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £26500 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kyle Shinn

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Plant Operator - Renewable Energy
Up to £26,500 + Benefits
Thirsk, North Yorkshire

We're currently seeking an Operations Technician / Plant Operator / Process Operator to be responsible for the operations & first line maintenance of a Renewable Energy process plant which are based in the North Yorkshire area. Our client is a leading company who operate within the Waste Management & Renewable Energy sectors.

The Job:
The main responsibilities for the Plant Operator include:

  • Carrying out day to day operations of the renewable energy process plant
  • Using SCADA control systems to monitor the process
  • Carrying out first line 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 & forklift trucks (FLT)
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety at all times
  • Other duties as required

Experience and Qualifications needed:

  • Ideally 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
  • An in-date forklift licence would be ideal but is not essential

What's in it for me?

  • They're offering a salary of up to £26,500 depending on experience
  • A great benefits package which includes a bonus scheme
  • This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading 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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