Shift Plant Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Shift Plant Operator - Biomass Power Plant

Job Title: Shift Plant Operator - Biomass Power Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Salary: £32500.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension and Overtime
Reference: BBBH12262_1533888929
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2018 09:15

Job Description

Shift Plant Operator - Biomass Power Plant
Salary up to £37,000

Our client has recently finished Construction and has now begun full Operations of a 10MW Gasification Biomass Plant in the Leicestershire area and require a Shift Plant Operator to join the plant's Operations Team.

Acting under the supervision of the Shift Team Leader you will be ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plants activities which include the Gasification plant, High-Pressure Boiler, Economizer, Flue Gas Treatment, Turbine and Generator set along with all auxiliary equipment. This role will include first line diagnosis and is based on a 12-hour shift pattern over a 42-hour week.

Role & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for the following (not all duties listed):

  • Assisting with compliance with all aspects of the site Environmental Permits
  • Operation of the Gasification plant through the SCADA system
  • Operation of plant and equipment as required by the operational demands of the W2E
  • Carrying out routine plant inspections and adjusting as required and logging on a data system
  • Monitoring of stocks and take receipt of consumables/collection of residues
  • Assisting other Company staff and contractors as and when required
  • To be aware of and work within the Company Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Systems
  • Undertake personal development to enhance knowledge and skillset relevant to the Shift Plant Operator role

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge / qualifications:

  • An experienced Engineer / Technician ideally having completed a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship / Training.
  • C&G/BTEC/HND/HNC/ONC or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Recognisable first aid/Health & Safety qualification (IOSH or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Environmental Compliance and Regulatory requirements
  • Experience of work with a Permit to Work System
  • Working knowledge of Safe Systems of Work
  • Experience working on mobile and fixed plant

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary up to £37,000
  • New build Power Generation site
  • Shift Rota

If you are interested in this role, please contact Zubair Ahmed at Astute Technical Recruitment on 02392 288 963 or email a CV to

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