Operations Technician - CHP

Operations Technician - CHP

Job Title: Operations Technician - CHP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: Additional Benefits
Reference: BBBH10311_1487759568
Contact Name: Olivia Naylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2017 10:32

Job Description

  • Operations Technician - CHP

    Competitive Salary + Benefits

    East London

    Astute are looking for a Operations Technician to join the Operations Team on a Combined Heat and Power facility in East London. Utilising the latest technology, the site is producing ~20MW of Heat & Power from used fats, oils and greases (FOGS) from the local area.

    Reporting to the Site Operations Supervisor you will be part of a Shift Team (sometimes alone) responsible for the safe and efficient running of the CHP in line with business and statutory needs.

    As Shift Operations Technician, you will be responsible for:

    • Operating the plant to ensure compliance in line with Company and Client procedures
    • Carrying out first line maintenance to ensure plant availability and performance is at a high level whilst ensuring adherence with safety, environmental and statutory requirements.
    • Identify and report plant defects, observations and anomalies that may affect the safety of the site or operation of the plant
    • Completing assigned safety duties, including safe systems of work, setting people to work and the companies safety systems
    • Assisting the Operations Supervisor with projects and outage preparation
    • Controlling the offloading of materials onto site, this may include road tanker fuel, oil and urea deliveries and directing the right material to dedicated storage tanks.
    • Conducting sampling activities to comply with Ofgem regulations
    • Carrying out the duties of an Authorised Person
    • Planning, organising and supervising maintenance activities
    • Producing and maintain site documentation
    • Liasing with internal and external customers
    • Assisting with projects and outage preperation

    We are looking for someone with the following experience and qualifications:

    • C&G/NVQ Level 3 minimum in Engineering/Plant Operations or apprentice qualified
    • Minimum 3 years experience working in Power Generation in an Operations based role
    • Mechanical/Electrical maintenance skillset
    • IOSH or H&S certificate
    • Experience working to Safe Systems of Work including Permit to Work, incident control, risk assessments and method statements
    • Royal Navy Marine Engineer Leading Marine Engineers are welcome to apply

    If you are interested in this position, please contact Olivia Naylor on 02392 288 208 or send a CV and Cover Letter to

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