Plant Operator – Renewable Energy

Full Time Permanent

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Plant Operator – Anaerobic Digestion
£26,500 plus extras

Astute are assisting a business in the renewable energy sector who're looking for a Plant Operator at their anaerobic digestion plant near Basingstoke. The plant generates biogas from food waste.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business in the Renewable Energy sector and have a long-term, permanent job where you can really make a differende. Full training will be provided.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, as a Plant Operator, you will be responsible for:

Day to day operations on the Anaerobic Digestion plant
Running the plant via a DCS or SCADA system, ensuring the plant is running as it should via the screens
Visual plant and equipment fault-finding
Helping with first line maintenance activities, such as isolating and changing a pump
Feeding the fuel into the hoppers/plant by driving a Telehandler
Keeping the site clean and tidy
Contributing to positive site operations and looking for continuous improvement opportunities
Other duties as required
Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

A qualification in an engineering discipline would be ideal (HNC / HND in mechanical or electrical engineering for example)
Telehandler licence and able to drive mobile plant is an advantage
Anaerobic Digestion experience would be ideal, but if not, someone from a treatment plant / process plant background or with hands on mechanical or operations experience
A genuinely hard-working nature with an excellent attitude to work
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

Salary of up tp £26,500
Bonus and call out retainers
Annual leave allowance and good pension contributions
Tuesday to Saturday day shifts, 7am to 5pm
Chance for development, working in a thriving industry
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 Tim Norford who can tell you more.

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