Plant Operator

Plant Operator required in Devon, near Hemyock for a permanent position.

You will need to be a practical worker who:

  • Is proactive and adaptable
  • Has a positive ‘can-do’ work attitude
  • Enjoys working independently, but also as part of a team
  • Undertake daily maintenance tasks
  • Is local and flexible to respond to alarms, and attend site, when on call
  • This role may suit someone with experience in: waste or recycling, engineering, production, agriculture or manufacturing etc

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and operating Biomass CHP plant equipment to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous operations
  • Recording and reporting daily equipment inspections, proactive and reactive maintenance
  • Daily and scheduled cleaning and maintenance activities, including boiler cleans
  • Responding to alarms and call outs within agreed timeframes
  • Adherence to operational SOPs and Health and Safety procedures
  • Assisting with the testing and treatment of boiler, cooling, and other plant water systems

Training will be given, but the following experience is beneficial but NOT essential

  • Power plant operating experience
  • Material handling and machine operating (JCB, fork lift and telehandler)
  • CPCS card, BOAS or other Plant operators’ license
  • Computerised control systems

Please note

  • You will need to have your own transport to be able to travel to both sites as required.
  • Due to the requirement of dust protection PPE, our client have a clean-shaven policy.
  • 20 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Monthly performance bonus
  • Annual Christmas meal and staff social events
  • Regular opportunities for training including Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Long Service Recognition