Shift Operator - Biomass

Shift Operator - Biomass

Job Title: Shift Operator - Biomass
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Pension and Overtime
Reference: BH11931_1529054363
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2018 10:19

Job Description

Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant


Salary up to £30,000


We are currently recruiting a Shift Operator to join the Operations department of a 3.4MW Biomass power plant, located just outside Bedford.

Roles and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Shift Team Leader you will be responsible for:

  • The day to day operation and maintenance of the plant, including being responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all auxiliary equipment
  • Carry out first line maintenance on plant equipment
  • Maintain various records and reports in appropriate logs
  • Make regular checks of plant equipment and make adjustments, repairs, and service equipment as required
  • Maintain site tidiness and general good housekeeping throughout the plant
  • Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Providing effective administration and application of safe systems of work and Health and Safety policies

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
To be considered for the Shift Operator position you must have:

  • Relevant working experience from a process/engineering environment
  • Electrical or Mechanical qualifications such as a City and Guilds or NVQ
  • Knowledge and experience to carry out maintenance as and when required
  • Steam Raising experience would be beneficial

Package and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Shift Operator vacancy as follows:

  • A competitive salary with a shift allowance
  • Overtime
  • Company pension

How to Apply

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 who can tell you more.

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