Plant Operator - Renewable Energy

Plant Operator - Renewable Energy

Job Title: Plant Operator - Renewable Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 9461KY
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2017 14:02

Job Description

Plant Operator - Renewable Energy

£24-30k + benefits

Permanent, Full Time


Our client, a leading company working in the renewable energy sector, currently require a plant operator / plant controller / operations technician to join their team. You will be responsible for controlling and monitoring the 24/7 plant operations, ensuring the maximum productivity and minimum outage times.

As a plant operator, you'll be tasked with controlling and monitoring operations using the plant control systems, so experience of PLC or SCADA would be advantageous. Other duties will include organising general plant inspection and maintenance tasks, providing data on outage times, as well as logging systems changes, breakdowns and PPM.

In order to be considered for this role, you will need to have proven experience in a similar operations position, ideally in a power generation / renewable energy / process plant environment. Mechanical or electrical skills will also be advantageous; as occasional general maintenance tasks may be required.

They're offering a competitive salary in the region of £24,000 to £30,000 depending on experience and you will be working as part of rotating day shift pattern, as well as working on a call out rota to provide remote and out of hours cover for the plant.

If you would like to apply for this plant operator / plant controller / operations technician role, then please send a copy of your CV to

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