Operations Technician - Power Station

Operations Technician - Power Station

Job Title: Operations Technician - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH12912_1545235287
Contact Name: Jane Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 16:01

Job Description

Operations Technician - CHP

Competitive Salary + Benefits

East London

Astute are looking for an Operations Technician to join the expanding 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.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Operations Supervisor, as an 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.
  • Identifying and reporting 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

Skills & Qualifications
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
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineer Leading Marine Engineers are welcome to apply

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

  • Competitive Salary + Shift Allowance
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to join a plant in commissioning phase

If you are interested in this position, please contact Jane Walsh on 02393 910 039 or send a CV and Cover Letter to

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