Fuel Operator

HQ4996: Fuel Operator

Location: Eye, Peterborough, Suffolk

Salary: £19,000 to £23,000 (DOE)

An opportunity has become available for a fuel operator in the Peterborough area. The successful candidate will join an expanding market leader.

Applications from ex-military personnel i.e. Navy, Royal Air Force (RAF) or Army are strongly encouraged.

The position is ideally suited for someone who is used to working within a team and who can embrace the flexibility that the role requires in supporting the Fuel Team Leader.

Main Duties:

  • Report to the Fuel Team Leader
  • Assist in the safe and efficient delivery of fuel into the plant
  • Conduct plant maintenance activities
  • Conduct fuel and ash sampling
  • Investigate plant problems and identifying solutions to ensure maximum plant availability and performance

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


  • Be available to work split shifts consisting of days, nights and weekend shifts
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a production based environment
  • Physically fit and able to undertake heavy physical work, sometimes in adverse conditions.
  • Qualified to drive an articulated 38-T lorry
  • Qualified to drive a wheeled loading shovel

Personal Qualities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic; self-starter; results orientated
    • Good ability to plan and anticipate
    • Have a high degree of flexibility within the work context
  • Good team player


Salary ranges between £19,000 and £23,000


The Fuel Operator will work 40-hour weeks


In addition to a guaranteed base salary and regular overtime opportunities, benefits include:

25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
Government pension scheme

Application questions

Do you have immigration permission to work in the UK?
Do you have any unspent criminal convictions?
Do you have physical challenges that will make it difficult to do your job?
Reason for applying?
What is your notice period?

Reference: 33837999

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