Shift Operations Technician

Are you an experienced Operations Technician looking to take on a new challenge? 

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Operations Technician to join the team based at our Ardley Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) near Oxford.

The Role

The Shift Operations Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility using DCS from within a central control room and will also require working out in the field assisting with process operations. You'll be working as an integral member on one of 5 Operations Shift Teams on a 24-hour shift rotation, each shift team consists of 4 Operatives working alongside the dayshift Operations and Engineering teams.

As part of a team, your duties will include facility and equipment operation, along with process changes to optimise process performance and efficiencies to maximise output and throughputs within health, safety and environmental compliance. The Shift Operations Technician role involves process and equipment fault diagnosis and rectification and system isolations; whilst ensuring compliance with Viridor safe systems of work at all times.

Our ideal Shift Operations Technician:

 *Mechanical, Electrical or Plant maintenance experience *Understanding of safe systems of work i.e. plant isolations and safety systems  *Understanding of HSE legislation relevant to EFW plants *Knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems *Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently *Ideally, hold a Safety qualification, preferably IOSH or NEBOSH *Energy from Waste or Power Plant operational experience would be advantageous

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Shift Operations Technician, we can offer a competitive salary, plus Shift Premium, Home Counties allowance and a package including; contributory pension scheme, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

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.

Closing Date:
30/07/2019

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