Shift Operations Technician

Shift Operations Technician

Job Title: Shift Operations Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12940KY_1553188856
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 17:20

Job Description

Shift Operations Technician

Up to £35,000 DoE + Benefits


We're currently seeking a Shift Operator / Operations Technician / Plant Operator to work on a Biomass Power Station which is based in the Nottingham area. You will be responsible for carrying out operations & first line maintenance activities on the power & process plant on site.

As a Shift Operations Technician, your duties will include:

  • Controlling & monitoring process plant operations using control systems, so experience of SCADA or DCS would be advantageous.
  • Carrying out planned & reactive maintenance on the mechanical plant such as pumps, gearboxes, conveyors etc.
  • Performing mobile plant operations, such as on forklifts, when required.
  • Ensuring adherence with health & safety requirements at all time.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for this role, you will need to have proven experience in a similar Operations Technician / Plant Operator / Process Operator position, ideally in a power generation / renewable energy / biomass / CHP / process plant environment. You will also need to hold an engineering qualification (apprenticeship / NVQ / HNC / HND / City & Guilds etc.) along with having good first line mechanical fault finding & maintenance skills.

This is a shift-based role, where you will be working on a 12 hour 4 on & 4 off rotation (day & nights). They're offering a competitive salary of up to £35,000 depending on experience, plus the company benefits & overtime.

If you would like to apply for this Plant Operator / Operations Technician / Process Operator role, then please send a copy of your CV to, or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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