Shift Operator - Control Room based

Shift Operator - Control Room based

Job Title: Shift Operator - Control Room based
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH11954_1525781466
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2018 13:11

Job Description

Shift Operator - Control Room based
£25,000 - £35,000 plus benefits

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Control Room Operator / Operations Technician / Process Operator, to monitor multiple energy generating sites from a central control room environment based in Oxford. You will be responsible for providing technical support and fault diagnosis to optimise assets within Landfill Energy. Our client is a leading organisation within the Power Generation industry, with the opportunity for a Control Room Operator to join their team.

As a Control Room Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • 24/7 monitoring, control and remote start-up of plants across the UK
  • Liaising with the Reactive Maintenance Technicians to re-route & call out where needed to bring assets back online
  • Ensuring equipment performance is maximised through operations
  • Lone working from a control room environment
  • Being part of a shift rota to cover 24/7 operation
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have relevant experience working in a control room environment in an operations type role, preferably within Process, Power, Manufacturing or other control room based roles. You should have strong organisational & communication skills, SCADA controls experience is desirable and work well under pressure.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation within the Power Generation / Renewable Energy industry, working in a reactive role which includes shift working on a 4 on 4 off basis (days & nights) to cover 24/7 operation.

The package on offer for this opportunity includes an attractive basic salary in the range of £25,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience), plus company benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217.

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