Shift Operator - Biomass CHP Power Station

Shift Operator - Biomass CHP Power Station

Job Title: Shift Operator - Biomass CHP Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Benefits
Reference: BBBH13951_1561985392
Contact Name: Arjun Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 13:49

Job Description

Shift Operator - Biomass CHP plant
Competitive Salary + overtime + benefits


We are currently recruiting a Shift Operator to join a brand new 7MW power generation site just south of Nottingham. The Shift Operator will be responsible for operating a variety of equipment via a DCS including boiler plant, generators, flue gas treatment plant and their associated systems.

Reporting to the O&M Team Leader, Shift Operator will be responsible for:

  • The safe and efficient operation of boiler plant, generators, pumps, motors, compressors and more via a DCS from the control room
  • Performing routine plant inspections and walk rounds conducting first line maintenance work when required
  • Managing site health, safety, environmental and quality issues e.g. permits to work, safe systems of work
  • Ensuring the plant is operated within the sites environmental permit
  • Monitoring stock levels when appropriate
  • Assisting with commissioning activities

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

  • A relevant technical engineering qualification such as C&G / NVQ / ONC / HNC in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in DCS/SCADA plant operations in a heavy process environment - ideally steam raising. This can be from power generation, energy from waste, chemical or utilities. Royal Navy Marine Engineers at LET level or above would also suit
  • Basic maintenance experience - electrical or mechanical
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification

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

  • A competitive salary
  • Overtime
  • Company pension

If you are interested in this opportunity and want to discuss further, please contact Arjun Patel on 02392 288 282 or email a CV and cover letter to

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