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Shift Operations Technician - Biomass Power Station

Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

Overtime + Benefits


Sector: Power

Posted: 10/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23744_1696925116

Shift Operations Technician - Biomass Power Station
Port Talbot, South Wales
Competitive Salary + Overtime + Benefits
About the role:
Astute's Power team is partnered with a global company, within the Energy from Waste/Biomass sector, to recruit a Shift Operations Technician for their 40MW Biomass Power Station in Port Talbot, South Wales.

The Shift Operations Technician role comes with competitive salary + overtime + benefits and will be working on a 24/7 shift basis.

If you're a Shift Operations Technician 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:
  • Using a DCS system you will be required to start, stop and monitor turbines, boilers, pumps, water treatment plant and more.
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Performing plant walk round and daily checks to ensure equipment is operating correctly and efficiently.
  • Monitoring of continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) and perform corrective adjustments to the process when required.
  • Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff
  • Working within the company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Ideally have an NVQ Level 3, as a minimum, in a relevant engineering discipline
  • A BOAS certificate will be highly advantageous
  • A Health and Safety qualification such as IOSH will be highly advantageous.
Personal skills:
The Shift Operations Technician will suit somebody who has:
  • Prior operations experience gained from heavy process engineering environments such as power generation (Energy from Waste, Biomass, CCGT, CHP, etc), Petrochemicals, Steel Production, etc.
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant watch keeping experience will also be considered - LET level as a minimum.
  • The willingness to learn and undergo a short training period which will involve learning the plant and the processes and procedures involved in operating the plant
  • A strong appreciation for HSE compliance at all times
Salary and benefits of the Shift Operations Technician role:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime
  • Bonus
  • 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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