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Shift Plant Operator

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  • Sector:

    Energy & Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Shift Plant Operator required for a fantastic contract based in Leeds

The Role:

Requirement is for a Operations Shift Plant Attendant to assist in the operational control of the plant, correct and report any abnormalities, record plant performance and carry out routine operational duties for a Energy Centre.

General Overview:

  • Promoting an Excellent Safety Culture and the highest standards of operational performance.
  • Operate any item of plant from local or Control Room as directed.
  • Normal start up and shut down operations and adjustments to maximise efficiency and availability.
  • Plant condition logging and monitoring.
  • Fault finding and reporting.


  • Represent the Company in a professional manner to customers and external agencies, by reasonable dress and demeanour and ensure the site and all Company property are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Ensure that all work records are accurate and meet requirements of contract and ENGIE's policies/procedures and undertake regular audits to check compliance.
  • Be available for call out rota and when business needs demand.
  • Provides support to the team during abnormal conditions or during times of high work load.
  • Following a satisfactory assessment assumes the Role of Authorised Person for Permits as delegated.


  • Operational surveillance of all plant and operate systems to retain the required performance.
  • Isolate plant in times of emergency.
  • Carry out unsupervised routine maintenance, remedial work and maintenance of an immediate nature and general duties to ensure reliable and efficient operation of the plant.
  • Operate the PPM system including the feedback of information and data.

The Requirements

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Applicants must, ideally, have Naval, boiler house, power generation experience.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Health & Safety at Work.
  • Understand the requirement for safe systems of work and permit to work systems.
  • Be physically fit for the job and be willing to undergo a medical examination.
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft packages
  • Must be prepared to cover absences for other Shift Plant Operators as detailed in the shift rota to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained at all times.


  • Demonstrate self-motivation
  • Ability to manage both internal and customer expectations
  • Flexible approach to work and adaptable
  • Ability to think clearly work under pressure
  • Good communicator, concise and clear
  • Reliable
  • Honest, trustworthy
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and work to tight deadlines
  • Innovative
  • Assertive
  • Goal focused achiever
  • Appreciation of good housekeeping and a tidy work environment.

The Contract

  • Temp Contract (6 Months+)
  • £16 per hour (£32k per annum)
  • Based in Leeds

Shift pattern will be as follows

  • Will start with 2 weeks on days, starting 7am for 8 hours for 40 hours per week.
  • Following that will be 7 days on, 7 days off, 7 nights on and 14 days off.

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email