Weighbridge Operator - New Power Station

Weighbridge Operator - New Power Station

Job Title: Weighbridge Operator - New Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary: £21000.00 per annum + pension
Reference: BBBH9165
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2016 10:14

Job Description

Weighbridge Operator - New Power Station


Circa £21,000 + benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are working exclusively with Severn Waste Services, a joint venture between FCC and Urbaser, to supply all Operations, Maintenance and Administrative staff to the new EnviRecover Energy from Waste plant currently under construction in Hartlebury, Worcestershire.

We are currently recruiting a Weighbridge Operator to join this new build EFW facility. The Weighbridge Operator will ultimately be responsible for weighing incoming and outgoing vehicles delivering waste to the site.

The EnviRecover (aka Hartlebury Energy from Waste) plant will combust municipal waste at rate of 200,000 tonnes per year and produce in excess of 16 MW to export to the grid, enough to power over 20,000 homes. In total the power station will create 41 permanent roles covering operational, maintenance and administrative disciplines.

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Operations Manager typical duties will include:

  • Weighing incoming and outgoing vehicles ensuring data is collected and recorded appropriately
  • Ensure site compliance with health, safety and environmental legislation
  • Ensuring all entry on to the site is authorised
  • General administration

What experience does role require?

In order to be considered for this role it is important you meet certain criteria including:

  • Self-motivated with a willingness to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to multi task when required
  • Previous experience working in the waste management industry is desirable but not essential

What's in it for me?

Successful candidates will receive:

  • A starting salary of £21,000
  • Company benefits including holiday and pension
  • A chance to join one of the UK's newest Energy from Waste facilities.

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 221 600 and ask to speak with Dan Bisset or Steve Utton.

Astute Technical Recruitment / AstuteJobs 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.