Plant Operator - Energy from Waste

Plant Operator - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Plant Operator - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH13133_1550075408
Contact Name: Jane Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 16:30

Job Description

Plant Operator - Energy from Waste
West Midlands
Competitive Salary, Shift Work & Benefits

Our client own and operate a 8MW Energy from Waste Plant North West of Birmingham near the M54. We are looking for a Plant Operator to join the Operations Team, responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant, you'll be involved with monitoring the process via the DCS/SCADA control system, conducting plant inspections, first line maintenance and also regulating the supply of fuel via the overhead crane system.

This is an ideal role, working shifts (2 Days, 2 Nights 4 off), for someone keen to make a start in the growing Energy from Waste sector.

Role & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for the following (not all duties listed):

  • Overseeing the safe and efficient operation of the Energy from Waste plant, monitoring the turbine, boiler and associated plant.
  • Assisting with compliance with all aspects of the site Environmental Permits
  • Carrying out routine plant inspections and adjusting as required and logging on a data system
  • Monitoring of stocks and take receipt of consumables/collection of residues
  • Assisting other Company staff and contractors as and when required
  • To be aware of and work within the Company Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Systems

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge / qualifications:

  • An experienced Engineer / Technician ideally having completed a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship / Training.
  • C&G/BTEC/HND/HNC/ONC or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Recognisable first aid/Health & Safety qualification (IOSH or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Environmental Compliance and Regulatory requirements
  • Experience of work with a Permit to Work System
  • Working knowledge of Safe Systems of Work
  • Experience working on mobile and fixed plant
  • Steam raising experience would be advantageous

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Shift Work
  • Company benefits

If you are interested in this role, please contact Jane Walsh Astute Technical Recruitment on 02393 910 039 or email a CV to

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