Shift Team Leader - Brand New Biomass Power Station

Shift Team Leader - Brand New Biomass Power Station

Job Title: Shift Team Leader - Brand New Biomass Power Station
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH12203_1532003707
Contact Name: Arjun Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2018 13:35

Job Description

Shift Team Leader -Brand New Biomass Power Station
£45,000 + benefits
East Yorkshire


We are recruiting for a Shift Team Leader to join the Operations Department of a brand-new Biomass Power Station near Hull which burns 150,000 tonnes of waste wood per year producing 22MW of power.

What you will be doing…

As Shift Team Leader, reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The day to day management of Shift Operators who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of 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.
  • Managing the sites safety systems including the permit to work system and acting as a HV Senior Authorised Person for the purpose of issuing permits, switching and carrying out isolations.
  • Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work
  • Providing effective training and monitoring of shift staff to ensure personnel are competent to undertake their duties
  • Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an ONC/HNC/HNC/Degree in an engineering discipline
  • At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station. This could be Energy from Waste, Coal, CCGT, Biomass, CHP or Nuclear.
  • Senior Royal Navy Marine Engineers with significant Watch Keeping experience will also be considered
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification
  • Excellent proven leadership skills

What's in it for you…

  • A salary up to £45,000
  • A company pension
  • A chance to join a brand-new power plant

Please note: This is a 12 month fixed term contract with a view to go perm

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 282 to speak to Arjun Patel

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.