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Assistant Operator – Energy from Waste

Assistant Operator - Energy from Waste

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Boston
  • Salary : £35,000
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25141
  • Salary: £35,000
Astute’s Power team is partnering with an energy from waste power station which is operated by a leading O&M service provider. We are looking to recruit an Assistant Operations Technician to join the Operations Team.

The Assistant Operations Technician position comes with a starting salary of £35,000 + benefits and an opportunity to develop a career within the power industry.

If you’re apprentice-trained engineer and looking for a route into the power, then upload your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Shift Team Leader you will:

  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of all activities on site including high pressure boiler, gasification boiler, economizer and fuel gas treatment, turbine and generation. Together with auxiliary plant.
  • Assist the shift team with monitoring the plant via the DCS in the control room, and adjusting in line with operational demands.
  • Assist in the day-to-day compliance with all aspects of environmental permits, reporting any non-compliance or incidents.
  • Carry out routine plant inspections and adjustments as well as collecting and recording plant data.
  • Ensure you are following the health and safety procedures at all times.
Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Apprentice trained in a relevant engineering discipline (qualifications below this may be acceptable if accompanied by suitable experience).
  • Experience working on a heavy industrial site.
  • Awareness of Safe Systems of work
  • IOSH managing safely or similar HSE experience.
  • Any mobile plant licenses would be beneficial.
  • Full UK Driving licence
Personal skills

The Assistant Operations Technician role would suit someone who is:


  • Able to work unsupervised and take responsibility during dynamic situations.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organisation.
  • Affable and flexible personality.
  • Strong work ethic
Salary and benefits of the Assistant Operations Technician role


  • Shift role with 12 days off every 5 weeks.
  • £35,000 basic salary
  • Benefits including 10% bonus and private medical

To apply for this Assistant Operator - Energy from Waste opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393910117 to speak to Kelsey Nineham who can tell you more. You can also connect with Kelsey on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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