Production Operator- Power Station

  • Location

    Suffolk, England

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £35000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Megan McLeod

  • Email:


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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:


Production Operator - Biomass Power Station
Salary up to £35,000 DOE

Our client is a leading producer of Renewable Energy in the United Kingdom and has assets with a generation capacity of over 150MW.

We are recruiting for a Production Operator to join their Operations Team to operate the 12MW Power Station as part of an Operational Shift Team.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Production Team Leader, as a Production Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating the plant via DCS system
  • First line maintenance to ensure plant reliability and availability of plant
  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Outside Operator duties
  • Preparation of technical reports
  • Pre-start checks, commissioning and de-commissioning activities

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Relevant Engineering qualification such as a BTEC, NVQ, HNC, HND, ONC
  • Working experience in a Process Engineering environment (Royal Navy Marine Engineers welcome)
  • Strong Mechanical skills
  • Excellent Health & Safety awareness (IOSH would be a bonus)

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary up to £35,000 DOE
  • Company Benefits Package
  • Shift Work
  • Opportunity to join a Green Power Generating company with career progression

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to mmcleod@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 033 and ask to speak to Megan McLeod who can tell you more.

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