Operational Controller

6 days left

St John's Town of Dalry
09 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Operational Controller

Our Team

The Natural Power Control Centre is a leading independent renewable energy control room based in Dumfries and Galloway. Providing global operational services in a 24/7/365 operations department you will be part of a team who have been at the forefront of a fast changing industry for more than ten years. With a primary focus on satisfying client requirements on their operating assets you will be joining a team providing expert health and safety, asset status monitoring, Grid and infrastructure support in a range of energy technologies. Based in a recently redeveloped facility boasting market leading technologies, the team competencies are built on core operational safety principles. Over the years this has developed into more commercial and data driven services so that a suite of requirements can be met – which offers a great opportunity for anyone wishing to be at the centre of this industry in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all site visitors are checked on & off site ensuring their requirements to follow procedure are communicated effectively to them
  • Maintain and check induction records as appropriate
  • Instigate emergency response measures in the event of a visitor not checking off site
  • Carrying out WTSR – Release of Plant and other related work control processes according to procedure
  • Generation and issue of work orders to contractors who are on site to carry out work
  • Escalate when required to supervisors following agreed procedures
  • Reports on site and turbine performance to be submitted as per the contract agreements of sites
  • Respond to any emergency, following the correct procedures accurately
  • Ensuring all relevant parties are communicated effectively to in the event of an emergency
  • Participate in drills and provide feedback on any events
  • Carry out routine dial-ins to site SCADA and other platforms providing information on site
  • Be able and flexible to work as part of a team in a Rota system

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Health & Safety: All employees are required to adhere to Health & Safety Regulations and ensure best practice is met by both themselves and by their colleagues
  • Conduct: All employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner in accordance with company values, policies and codes of conduct as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Quality: All employees are expected to work within the systems, processes and procedures outlined within the department and / or company handbooks or software platforms or training manuals
  • Flexibility: A reasonable degree of flexibility is required from all employees to meet the needs of the role, the department and the wider company

Qualifications and Experience


  • Educated to Standard Grade or National 5 level or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working within a procedurally driven environment
  • Telephone call handling experience
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely deliver and receive information in both written and verbal format
  • IT Skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new and bespoke software packages


  • Previous experience within an engineering or health and safety focused role

Additional Information

Natural Power is an equal opportunities employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Natural Power reserves the right to remove this vacancy at any time.