Shift Plant Operator - New Biomass CHP Plant

Shift Plant Operator - New Biomass CHP Plant

Job Title: Shift Plant Operator - New Biomass CHP Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £36380.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: BBBH10385_1489573893
Contact Name: Olivia Naylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2017 10:31

Job Description

Shift Plant Operator - New Biomass CHP

£36,380 + Benefits



We are currently recruiting a Shift Plant Operator to join the Operations Department of a new 7MW Biomass CHP plant in Nottingham. The Shift Plant Operator will act under the direction of the O&M Team Leader and ensure the safe and efficient operation of a high-pressure boiler, generator and auxiliary plant. You will form part of a shift pattern that covers days, nights, weekends and public holidays.


As a Shift Plant Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • The safe operation and monitoring of plant via the DCS from the control room. This includes boilers, turbines, pumps, water treatment plant, cranes and mobile plant
  • Working with the O&M Team Leader to ensure compliance with all aspects of the plant environmental permit, reporting any non-compliance
  • Monitoring pressures, temperatures, flows and emission levels etc.
  • Equipment isolations and issuing permits to work
  • Perform routine plant inspections and walk rounds as required collecting and recording data
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems
  • Monitoring stock levels.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

To be considered for this Shift Plant Operator position you must have:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an HNC/ONC/NVQ in an engineering discipline
  • At least 4 years' experience in an operations role on a power station or heavy process industry with steam raising plant. This could be energy from waste, coal, CCGT, biomass, CHP or petrochemical.
  • Some basic maintenance experience/skills would be beneficial
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification
  • A flexible approach to working/shift patterns

Package & Benefits

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

  • A salary of circa £36,380
  • Company Pension
  • Chance to develop a career at a brand new Biomass CHP plant

If you are interested in applying for this position or finding out more information, please contact Olivia Naylor via the details below.

Office: 02392 288 208

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