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Outside Operator - Energy from Waste

Maidstone, Kent

Bonus & Benefits


Sector: Power

Posted: 15/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23992_1700060037

Outside Operator - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are currently recruiting for a Plant Operator / Outside Operator to support the safe & efficient operations of an Energy from Waste (EFW) power station based in the Kent area. This is a full time position working a combination of days & nights on a 12 hour shift.

What you will be doing…

  • Assisting in the safe and efficient operation of the plant, complying with environmental regulations at all times
  • Performing plant walk rounds to monitor and test all outside plant equipment. This including steam turbines, boilers, pumps, water treatment plant and more
  • Identifying issues and defects in the operation of the plant performing first line maintenance duties when required
  • Operating overhead cranes, forklift trucks and other mobile plant when required

What you will need…

  • An engineering qualification such as ONC / HNC / NVQ / City & Guilds is desirable. However, consideration will be given to candidates able to demonstrate an equivalent level of practical experience
  • At least 3 years' experience in process plant operations. This could be from a power station, refinery or a petrochemical facility. Royal Navy marine engineers will also be considered.

What's in it for you…

  • A highly competitive salary & package
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Full company benefits package
  • An opportunity to work in the growing energy from waste sector

How to apply...
To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call Dan Grosvenor on 02392 288 286.


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