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Trainee Operations Technician

Trainee Operations Technician

Posted 4 April by Archers Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Overall Purpose of Job:

Work with the commissioning team to get the plant up and running and then transition to the operations team for on-going operation of the plant.

Main Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Day to day Operation of the Plant
  • Health Safety & Environment
  • Record keeping
  • House Keeping
  • Tank Cleaning
  • Maintenance
  • General Duties

Knowledge & Skills:


  • Basic understanding of process plant operations
  • Good Health and Safety record
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate (Office & email)

Education, Qualifications and Technical Skills:

  • 5 GCSE’s

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Day to day Operation of the Plant:

  • Monitor feed stock and liaise with suppliers to ensure fuel is always available
  • Monitor all discharges to maintain them within consent limits
  • Reporting of any breakdowns to maintenance team
  • Undertake simple routines as detailed in operating instructions

Health, Safety & Environment:

  • Participate in the implementation of HS&E policies, management system and HS&E culture
  • Co-operate in the prevention of work-related accidents and ill health, and the promotion of environmental good practice
  • Adopt behaviours that are consistent with an interdependent HS&E culture
  • Be prepared to challenge behaviour and conditions that undermine our HS&E standards
  • Follow HS&E procedures and instructions
  • Report all unsafe processes, practices, behaviours and equipment or HS&E concerns to your line manager
  • Report all HS&E accidents, incidents, ill health and near misses to your line manager

Record keeping:

  • Record plant data at required interval
  • Log all deliveries to the plant and waste transfers from plant
  • Record any near misses or LTA’s

House Keeping:

  • Ensure plant and surrounding area is kept in a clean and tidy condition
  • Maintain housekeeping standards in all buildings

Tank Cleaning:

  • Carry out cleaning of tanks as required


  • Undertake basic fitting
  • Replacement of spent filter elements

General Duties:

  • To undertake any tasks required when requested
  • Carry out weekly checks on all vehicles

This role is temporary with a view to going permanent. Salary stated is the permanent salary

Reference: 34820551

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