Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Job Title: Shift Operator - Biomass Power Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum + OT, pension
Reference: BBBH11931_1526293276
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2018 11:21

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 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.