Plant Operator (Anaerobic Digestion)

Plant Operator (Anaerobic Digestion)

Job Title: Plant Operator (Anaerobic Digestion)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £30000 - £36000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 11558MG_1516199674
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2018 14:34

Job Description

Plant Operator (Anaerobic Digestion)
Milton Keynes
Up to £36,000pa including shift, plus pension etc
Our client currently require a Plant Operator / Shift Operative / Lead Technician with a waste management or technical background to execute operations & basic maintenance activities of a 24/7 Anaerobic Digestion process plant providing renewable electrical power, working early & late shifts.
As the Plant Operator, you will be responsible for performance of plant under direction of an Operations Manager, feeding fuel (waste / renewable), conducting basic routine maintenance & conducting AD Operations work.
The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in working as a plant operator of AD plant or large engines / plant / utilities & have a technical or engineering qualification, perhaps being from a marine engineering background or ex-army or Royal Navy background. IT literacy is important & a relevant AD Operations, waste management or technical qualification, preferably at ONC level or apprenticeship would be very advantageous. It would also be very advantageous to hold a CPCS shovel loading licence, or be able to train to gain one.
Salary in the range £30,000 to £36,000 plus benefits & including shift. 40 Hours of work per week & double day shift, early & late.
You ideally should also hold a full, clean driving licence & be able to easily commute to site.
Located in Milton Keynes this role is commutable from Bedford, Luton, Bicester, Northampton etc. If you are interested in this role, please contact Matt George on 02392 288206 or email your CV to

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