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Shift Operator

Shift Operator

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Edinburgh
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 25124
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astute are working on behalf of our client who are one of the world’s largest leaders in the Environmental, Waste and Energy Recovery industries to recruit a Shift Operations Technician.

The Energy from Waste site in Scotland has a capacity to process 155,000 tonnes of waste per year, generating 20MW of power for the surrounding area.

We are looking for a Shift Operations Technician to join the team at the Energy from Waste site as part of a 12-hour rotating shift team. You’ll be responsible for the safe & efficient operations of the plant including start up & shut down duties, plant inspections and first line maintenance.

If you have the relevant experience (please see below) and are looking for a rewarding role in the Power sector, then please apply.

 
                    
Responsibilities and duties:
As the Shift Operations Technician you will be:

  • Ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plant.
  • Monitoring and controlling the plant through the Control Rooms SCADA system, maintaining an accurate log of all events.
  • Carry out plant inspections, fault diagnosis and first line maintenance as required.
  • Log all issues in the sites Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
  • Ensure compliance with the sites HSQE policies along with the sites Environmental Permit and report any issues to management.
  • Writing RAMS as required.
  • Train and mentor junior members of staff.
  • Coordinate and assist with the safe unloading of plant consumables.
 
 
Professional qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a City & Guilds or NVQ in an Engineering discipline or a time served apprenticeship in Engineering. Ideally a level 3 qualification
  • Working experience with Steam raising equipment or Power Generation this can be from Chemical / COMAH sites, Energy from Waste / Biomass or similar Power Plants, Refineries, Marine Engineering sector
  • Able to carry out first line maintenance on Mechanical or Electrical equipment
  • H&S Qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH
 
 
Personal skills
The Shift Operations Technician role would suit someone who has:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and as a lone worker at times
  • Competent in working with a variety of IT systems
  • Able to carry out extended plant walks including working at height
 
 
Salary and benefits of the Shift Operations Technician role

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Other benefits
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To apply for this Shift Operator opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392288286 to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more. You can also connect with Dan on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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