Operations & Maintenance Assistant - New Power Station

Operations & Maintenance Assistant - New Power Station

Job Title: Operations & Maintenance Assistant - New Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary: £24000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH9467
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2016 16:31

Job Description

Operations & Maintenance Assistant - New Power Station

£24,000 + benefits



Astute Technical Recruitment are working exclusively with Severn Waste Services, a joint venture between FCC and Urbaser, to supply all Operations, Maintenance and Administrative staff to the new EnviRecover Energy from Waste plant currently under construction in Hartlebury, Worcestershire.

We are currently recruiting an Operations & Maintenance Assistant to join the operations department of this new build EFW facility. The OMA's will form part of a Shift Team responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the power station.

The EnviRecover (aka Hartlebury Energy from Waste) plant will combust municipal waste at rate of 200,000 tonnes per year and produce in excess of 16 MW of electricity to export to the grid, enough to power over 20,000 homes. In total the power station will create 41 permanent roles covering operational, maintenance and administrative disciplines.

What will I be doing?

  • Operating yellow plant, including forklift truck, telehandler and front loading shovel
  • Managing bottom ash and scrap metal.
  • Managing waste in the tipping hall.
  • Ensuring the constant availability of waste to be processed.
  • Managing waste deliveries.

What experience does role require?

In order to be considered for this vacancy it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • A strong teamwork ethic
  • A flexible approach to working
  • An ability to work in a changing, fast paced environment
  • Experience of driving yellow plant is desirable, but not essential - training will be provided
  • Waste management experience is desirable, but not essential.

What's in it for me?

Successful candidates will receive:

  • A starting salary of £24,000
  • Benefits package
  • Opportunities to develop and cross skill to other disciplines within the business
  • A chance to join one of the UK's newest Energy from Waste facilities

How do I apply?

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 ask to speak with Steve Utton.

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.