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Auxiliary Plant Operator - EfW Power Station

Avonmouth, Bristol

Up to £39474.00 per annum + Bonus + overtime


Sector: Power

Posted: 02/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23689_1696243723

Auxiliary Plant Operator - Energy from Waste Power Station
Avonmouth, Bristol
£39,474 + Bonus + Overtime + Benefits
About the role:
Astute's Power Team is partnered with a market leading Energy company to recruit an Auxiliary Plant Operator for their modern Energy from Waste Power Station in Avonmouth, Bristol.

As an APO, you will carry out operational activities within the boiler house and turbine hall and ensure this is carried out in a safe, professional, and timely manner in accordance with company policies.

The Auxiliary Plant Operator role comes with salary of £39,474 + up to 10% Bonus + Overtime + Benefits.

If you're an Assistant Plant Operator, or experienced in a heavy process engineering environment, and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for:
  • Monitor and conduct plant checks on the machinery within site to ensure optimum performance is always maintained.
  • Carry out and ensure all work is conducted in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines and Safe System of Work
  • Follow company procedures in reporting accidents, incidents and near misses.
  • Assist in reaching the daily production targets as defined by site management.
  • Have a proactive approach to the improvements of operational and safety efficiencies within site
  • Assist with loading and unloading operations.
  • Operation of mobile plant and machinery

This role will be working on a 24/7 shift pattern with 12 hour shifts.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Ideally hold an NVQ Level 3 qualification in a relevant engineering discipline such as mechanical, electrical, C&I, etc.
  • Any mobile plant tickets will be highly advantageous
Personal skills:
The APO role would suit someone who has:
  • Prio experience working in a heavy process engineering environment such as Power (EfW, Biomass, Coal, CCGT, etc), Pharmaceutical, Refinery, Steel Production, etc
  • Ability to use sensory skills to monitor the running of machinery.
  • Previous experience working within a process, production, or manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of pumps, valves, steam process, etc will be highly advantageous.

Salary and benefits of the role:
  • Salary of £39,474
  • Up to 10% Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Pension
  • Benefits
How to Apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 282 to speak to Arjun Patel who can tell you more.

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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. 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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