Plant Assistant

Plant Assistant

Job Title: Plant Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH12367_1535107941
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2018 11:52

Job Description

Plant Assistant - CHP
East London
Competitive Salary + Benefits

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 responsible for supporting the safe and efficient running of the plant including managing road tanker movements as well as testing and discharging of fuels.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Operations Supervisor, as the Plant Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Contributing towards the safe and efficient operation of the plant adhering to environmental compliance
  • Following operational policies & procedures as well as being involved in process sampling, plant outages, plant projects, etc.
  • Supporting the Operations Technicians and other team members to maximise plant availability and reliably
  • Supporting site activities such as operating mobile plant including forklift trucks
  • Assisting with vehicle marshalling on site
  • Supporting the acceptance and control of the site spares

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • C&G/NVQ Level 3 in Engineering/Plant Operations or Apprentice qualified (desirable)
  • Experience working in Power Generation or any other heavy process environment in a similar based role
  • Mechanical/Electrical maintenance skillset
  • IOSH or H&S certificate (desirable)
  • Royal Navy Marine Engineer Leading Marine Engineers are welcome to apply

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent Benefits Package

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 222 963 and ask to speak to Zubair Ahmed who can tell you more.

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