Operations & Maintenance Assistant x 6 - New Power Station

Operations & Maintenance Assistant x 6 - New Power Station

Job Title: Operations & Maintenance Assistant x 6 - New Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: Up to £24000.00 per annum + pension, OT
Reference: BBBH12147_1531924998
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2018 15:43

Job Description

Operations & Maintenance Assistant x 6 - New Energy from Waste Plant


Competitive salary + benefits


We are currently recruiting for 6 Operations & Maintenance Assistants to join the new Javelin Park Energy from Waste plant in Gloucestershire. The OMA's will be responsible for ensuring a smooth and efficient operation of the delivery of municipal waste to the site as well as the processing and disposal of Incinerated Bottom Ash (IBA).

The Javelin Park EFW plant will combust residual waste at a rate of 190,000 tonnes per year and produce in excess of 14 MW to export to the grid, enough to power over 25,000 homes. This plant will also cut carbon emission by 40,000 tonnes and save local taxpayers £150million.

What will I be doing?

  • The day to day running of the weighbridge
  • Operating yellow plant, including forklift truck, telehandler and front-loading shovel
  • Management and removal of the IBA (Incinerated Bottom Ash)
  • Vehicle marshalling / controlling the tipping hall operation
  • Maintaining clean working conditions in the fuel reception area, tipping hall and delivery routes
  • Ensuring the constant availability of waste to be processed.
  • Carrying out waste inspections and reporting non-conforming waste

What experience does role require?

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

  • Experience of driving yellow plant (front loader, telehandler, FLT) is desirable, but not essential - training will be provided
  • A strong teamwork ethic
  • A flexible approach to working
  • An ability to work in a changing, fast paced environment
  • Experience in an industry such as waste management, quarrying, cement works, construction or steel would be advantageous

What's in it for me?

Successful candidates will receive:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • Overtime at 1.5x
  • In depth training
  • Opportunities to develop and cross skill to other disciplines within the business
  • A chance to join a brand new EFW plant

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 a member of the Power Team.

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 and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.