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Senior Operator - Energy from Waste

Maidstone, Kent

Bonus & Benefits


Sector: Power

Posted: 15/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23596_1700057022

Enhanced Technician - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits
We are currently recruiting an Enhanced Technician / Senior Operator / Assistant Shift Team Leader to join the operations department of a large Energy from Waste plant in Kent. The Enhanced Technician will need an adaptable approach and will be responsible for supervising the shift teams ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Enhanced Technician will be required, on occasions, to step up to the full Shift Manager role to cover for periods of sickness and holidays.
Reporting to the Shift Manager the Enhanced Technician will be responsible for:
  • The day-to-day support of the Shift Team, including supervision of Shift Technicians who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of turbines, boilers, pumps and water treatment plant
  • Acting as the site Senior Authorised Person complying with the sites safe systems of work
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work
  • Carrying out return to work discussions with team members returning from periods of absence
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
To be considered for this position you must have:
  • Ideally a relevant technical qualification such as a C&G / NVQ / ONC / HNC in an engineering discipline
  • At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station or heavy process facility with steam raising plant e.g. EFW. biomass, coal, utilities etc.
  • Ex-Military Engineers with management/leadership experience will also be considered - Navy, REME, RAF, RFA etc
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification
Package and Benefits...
We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Enhanced Technician vacancy as follows:
  • Competitive salary
  • A performance related bonus
  • Company pension
  • The chance to join a large Energy from Waste Power Station
How to apply?
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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