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Day Operator - Energy from Waste

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Type
14 Sep 2021
Day Operator - New Build Energy from Waste
Stewartby, Bedfordshire
Competitive Salary, Bonus & Full Benefits Package

Role Introduction
We are specifically looking for 9 Day Operators in which the successful applicants will be responsible for being part of a shift team and ensuring a smooth and efficient operation of the delivery of municipal waste to the site as well as the processing and disposal of Incinerated Bottom Ash (IBA). Further information can be found below.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Day Operator, you will be responsible for:

The day to day running of the weighbridge, including reporting and managing any non-confirming deliveries
Reporting any HSE hazards or incidents to the Day Team Leader
Operating yellow / mobile plant, including forklift truck, telehandler and front-loading shovel as well as performing first line maintenance
Management and removal of the IBA (Incinerated Bottom Ash)
Waste crane operations to ensure a steady and even supply of fuel into the plant
Vehicle marshalling / controlling the tipping hall operation
Maintaining clean working conditions in the fuel reception area, tipping hall and delivery routes
Ensuring the constant availability of waste to be processed.
Carrying out waste inspections and reporting non-conforming waste
Commissioning activities

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

Ideally NVQ 2 or 3 in a relevant Engineering field, ideally in HGV maintenance or mobile plant maintenance
Experience of driving yellow / mobile plant (front loader, telehandler, FLT) as well as an in house ticket as a minimum
A strong teamwork ethic
A flexible approach to working
An ability to work in a changing, fast paced environment
Experience in an industry such as waste management, quarrying, cement works, construction or steel would be advantageous
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

Highly competitive basic salary
Bonus opportunity
Full training plans
Opportunity to join a new Energy from Waste plant
Full and extensive benefits package

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to / (url removed) or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful
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  • Job Reference: 372757788-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
    Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent