Assistant Shift Operator - Energy from Waste

Assistant Shift Operator - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Assistant Shift Operator - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £31000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10089
Contact Name: Olivia Naylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2016 14:05

Job Description

Assistant Shift Operator - Energy from Waste
£31,000 + Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working on behalf of our client who are one of the world's largest leaders in the Environmental, Waste and Energy Recovery industries. Their newest Energy from Waste site in Buckinghamshire secured a 30-year contract with the local Council and currently processes around 300,000 tonnes of waste per year which will produce about 22MW of Electricity which is enough to meet the energy demands of up to 36,000 homes.

With four plants in Operation and a fifth under construction, this is an exciting opportunity to join the Company as they expand their Energy Recovery Operations in the United Kingdom.

Your duties as an Assistant Shift Operator will include:

  • Reporting to the Shift Manager you will be responsible for the daily safe and efficient operation of the plant, including start up, shutdown and emergency situations
  • Reporting any incidents to the Shift Manager
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures
  • Regular plant inspections, routine tasks and daily procedures
  • First line maintenance
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a City and Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in an Engineering discipline
  • Previous working experience with Steam Powered Electricity generation which could be Energy from Waste, Biomass, CHP or the Royal Navy
  • Experience working to a Safe Systems of work/Safety Rules
  • Flexibility to work shifts and work unsupervised at times

What's on offer for you:

  • Competitive salary of £31,000
  • Company Benefits
  • An opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste Site with a 30-year Contract agreed with the Local Authority

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 221 600 and speak to Olivia Naylor or Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.