Plant Assistant - CHP

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£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
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ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
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Plant Assistant – CHP

East London

Competitive Salary + Benefits


Astute are looking for an Operations Technician to join the expanding Operations Team on a Combined Heat and Power facility in East London. Utilising the latest technology, the site is producing ~20MW of Heat & Power from used fats, oils and greases (FOGS) from the local area.

Reporting to the Site Operations Supervisor you will be part of a Shift Team responsible for supporting the safe and efficient running of the plant including managing road tanker movements as well as testing and discharging of fuels.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Operations Supervisor, as the Plant Assistant, you will be responsible for:

* Contributing towards the safe and efficient operation of the plant adhering to environmental compliance
* Following operational policies & procedures as well as being involved in process sampling, plant outages, plant projects, etc.
* Supporting the Operations Technicians and other team members to maximise plant availability and reliably
* Supporting site activities such as operating mobile plant including forklift trucks
* Assisting with vehicle marshalling on site
* Supporting the acceptance and control of the site spares

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

* C&G/NVQ Level 2 in Engineering/Plant Operations or Apprentice qualified (desirable)
* Experience working in Power Generation or any other heavy process environment in a similar based role
* Mechanical/Electrical maintenance skillset
* IOSH or H&S certificate (desirable)
* Royal Navy Marine Engineer Leading Marine Engineers are welcome to apply

Salary & Package

What’s on offer for this exciting role:

* Competitive Salary
* Excellent Benefits Package

If you are interested in this opportunity and want to discuss further, please contact Megan McLeod on 02393 910033 or email a CV and cover letter to

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 02392 221 600
Fax: 02392 288 288
Contact: Megan McLeod

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