Telehandler Operator - Renewable Energy

Telehandler Operator - Renewable Energy

Job Title: Telehandler Operator - Renewable Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basildon, Essex
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12596_1547553397
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 11:56

Job Description

Telehandler Operator - Renewable Energy
Up to £24,000 + Benefits
Permanent, Full Time

Our client, a rapidly growing company working in the renewable energy sector, currently require a Plant Operator / Operations Technician / Operative to join their team. You will be responsible for operating and maintaining the plant and machinery, as well as operating a mobile plant such as forklift trucks (FLTs) and Telehandlers.

As a Plant Operator, you'll be tasked with controlling and monitoring operations using the plant control systems, so experience of PLC / SCADA / DCS would be advantageous. Other duties will include first line maintenance, organising general plant inspection and maintenance tasks, as well as operating the mobile plant on site such as the FLTs and Telehandlers.

In order to be considered for this role, you will need to have proven experience in a similar operations position, ideally in a power generation / renewable energy / process plant environment. Mechanical or electrical skills will also be advantageous; as occasional general maintenance tasks may be required.

You will also need to have FLT and Telehandler licences and / or training.

They're offering a competitive salary of up to £24,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits. You will be working as part of shift rotation which will involve weekend working.

If you would like to apply for this Plant Operator / Operations Technician role, then please send a copy of your CV to, or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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