Fuel Reception Operator

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Fuel Reception Operator (Shifts) – Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), Avonmouth
Salary – Competitive

At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy, and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy. We're undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

Fast growing and investing over £1.2bn in the development of a network of ‘state of the art' Energy Recovery Facilities across the UK, we're already established as the second largest operator in the UK and looking to become the largest. The ERFs reduce the reliance on landfill or exporting waste for treatment whilst being key to our revenue generation.

Our Avonmouth ERF is currently undergoing construction and will require a team of competent Fuel Reception Operators who will play a central part in the successful operation of the facility through this challenging period, ensuring no compromise is made with regards to health, safety and environmental compliance.

The Fuel Reception Operator (FRO) is a key part of a shift team responsible for the delivery of a safe and efficient operation, predominantly encompassing the fuel reception and plant areas of the ERF.

Your role will focus on operating heavy plant machinery, overhead cranes, forklift trucks utilising best in class approach, and in accordance with the site procedures. Additional duties may comprise of Weighbridge operation, plant checks, site cleaning duties and Tipping Hall. Duties will include:

 *Carry out routine tasks and testing of plant equipment. Update the shift log including plant and process changes, diligent shift handover to ensure effective communication to the following shift *Direction of people on outside plant and communication i.e. dealing with telephone calls in accordance with the Avonmouth procedure *Assist with all shutdown activities within the plant ensuring plant downtime is minimised, also carry out front line maintenance to ensure plant availability is maintained *Control of vehicle movements in the tipping hall area in line with H&S compliance *Assisting with loading and unloading operations *Carry out front line maintenance activities within the tipping area and whole plant if requires *Carry out random inspections of Delivered waste to ensure compliance with the EP (PPC) permit and record, reporting any none-conformances *Ensure that all defect reporting within CMMS is effective and followed through to completion promptly and that PPMs are completed as require *Carry out risk assessments to ensure activities are completed in a safe manner at all times *Work as part of a team striving for continual improvement in minimising Health & Safety risks at the plant *Continuous and routine monitoring of the plant to minimise environmental impacts

The successful Fuel Reception Operator will have:

 *No compromise approach to health and safety and environmental compliance with an understanding of safe systems at work such as plant isolations and safety systems *Strong team playing skills ideally gleaned from working in a new operating team / start-up scenario, with an ability to work towards shared goals *Full driving license

At Viridor, we offer a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits including our pension scheme, healthcare, free eye test and safety eyewear where required alongside a number of flexible benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business to join, develop and drive forward this state of the art, brand new facility and help Viridor become the market leader.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team, click apply for the role of Fuel Reception Operator!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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