Enhanced Technician - Energy from Waste

03 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Enhanced Technician - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are currently recruiting an Enhanced Technician / Senior Operator / Assistant Shift Team Leader to join the operations department of a large Energy from Waste plant in Kent. The Enhanced Technician will need an adaptable approach and will be responsible for supervising the shift teams ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Enhanced Technician will be required, on occasions, to step up to the full Shift Manager role to cover for periods of sickness and holidays. This is a days position where you will support the day to day activities with a requirement to fill in any staffing gaps on shift (shift premium will be paid for this).

Reporting to the Shift Manager the Enhanced Technician will be responsible for:

The day-to-day support of the Shift Team, including supervision of Shift Technicians who will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of turbines, boilers, pumps and water treatment plant
Acting as the site Senior Authorised Person complying with the sites safe systems of work
Ensuring the plant is operating within its parameters whilst complying with strict HSE rules and regulations as well as company policies and procedures.
Providing technical supervision and assistance where necessary for company and contract staff engaged in work
Carrying out return to work discussions with team members returning from periods of absence
Working within the Company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

Knowledge, Skills and Experience...
To be considered for this position you must have:

Ideally a relevant technical qualification such as a C&G / NVQ / ONC / HNC in an engineering discipline
At least 5 years' experience in an operational environment on a power station or heavy process facility with steam raising plant e.g. EFW. biomass, coal, utilities etc.
Ex-Military Engineers with management/leadership experience will also be considered - Navy, REME, RAF, RFA etc
Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification

Package and Benefits...
We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the Assistant Shift Team Leader vacancy as follows:

Competitive salary
A performance related bonus
Company pension
The chance to join a large Energy from Waste Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to (url removed) or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Alex Powell who can tell you more.

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