Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Job Title: Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10412_1502296137
Contact Name: Lewis Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2017 17:28

Job Description

Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant



We are currently recruiting a Shift Operator to join the Operations department of a 3.4MW Biomass plant, located just outside Bedford. On shift you will be responsible for the full operation of the plant via the control room.


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

  • The day to day operation 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 similar plant/industry such as Material Recovery Facility, Biomass Plant, Anaerobic Digestion or Biogas.
  • Knowledge and experience to carry out maintenance as and when required
  • Steam Raising experience

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
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Company pension
  • Excellent holidays

How to Apply

If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Lewis Walsh via the contact details below.

Office: 02392 288 208

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