Day Operator - New Build Energy from Waste

Day Operator - New Build Energy from Waste

Job Title: Day Operator - New Build Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Belfast, County Antrim
Salary: £19000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10820_1507045861
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2017 16:51

Job Description

Day Operator - New Energy from Waste Power Station
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Up to £19,000 + Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working with an international market leader within the Engineering industry who have recently moved into the Energy from Waste sector.

We are looking for a Day Operator to join the Operations Team for their new Gasification Power Plant, located in Belfast.

This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate ~15MW which is enough to power around 14,500 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 180,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader, as Day Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating yellow plant including fork lift trucks, telehandlers and front loading shovels
  • Ensuring a constant availability of fuel to be processed
  • Managing the deliveries of fuel to the site
  • Quality checks and sampling of the delivered wood fuel
  • Assist in the delivery of chemicals and loading of ash when necessary

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Experience in operating a variety of mobile plant in an industry such as waste, energy from waste, biomass or aggregate
  • CPCS trained operator ideally in both telescopic handler and shovel
  • A flexible approach to working hours and ability to work shifts when necessary
  • The ability to work in a changing, fast paced environment

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary up to £19,000
  • Benefits package
  • Opportunity to join a new build Energy from Waste power station

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to find out more, please contact a member of the Power Team at Astute on 02392 288 286 or email a CV to

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.