Shift Operations Technician

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Shift Operations Technician

Up to £35,000

Bridgwater, Somerset

MC Technical Recruitment are exclusively partnered with Pinnacle Power for the recruitment at their new state-of-the-art Energy from Waste plant – Bridgwater EfW.

The new facility will employ up to 20 full-time operational staff, processing approximately 100,000 tonnes of commercial & municipal RDF per year, producing approximately 7.75MW at net capacity.

We are actively seeking to recruit a team of experienced Shift Operations Technicians / O&M Technicians, to carry out general operational & maintenance duties across the plant to ensure safe & efficient operation of the plant. As part of the shift operations team, you will help operate the plant from a computer based central control room.

As the Shift Operations Technician, you will be responsible for:

• Ensure operational activities are carried out on a safe manner in line with company Health, Safety & Environmental policies

• Using SCADA control systems to safely monitor & control the plant

• Undertake training & develop competence with regards to operational & H&S rules

• Perform routine plant test & inspection

• Operate the main boiler, turbine & plant from the central control room, standing in for senior operator as required

• Analyse process performance via data received while logging all operational activity

• Execute comprehensive shift handovers at end/beginning of shift

• Effectively react to planned & unplanned repairs & maintenance (EC&I / Mechanical)

• Supporting with mobile plant operations as needed

• Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should have:

• Demonstrable Operations or Maintenance experience in the power or process sector such as energy from waste, CCGT, Coal, Oil Biomass or time served maintenance discipline

• Engineering / technical qualification highly advantageous

• Exposure to demanding & dynamic environments, proven team-based ability to work logically & remain calm

• Be highly motived with strong communication skills

• Knowledge of & commitment to relevant health & safety regulation, safe working environments & Safety rules

This is a permanent position based in the Bridgwater area of Somerset; due to the location of the plant you will need a full UK driving licence to access the site.

The package on offer for this position includes:

• Basic salary up to £35,000 (including shift allowance), depending on experience

• Pension

• Holidays

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact MC Technical Recruitment via or call the recruitment team on (phone number removed) for a confidential chat

Employment Type: Permanent