Company: ENGIE
Skills: Refinery / Plant Operator
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Shift Plant Operator to be based in Birmingham (B25 8DW). This is a permanent and full-time role which involves shift working (a rotating shift pattern applies, which is based on 4 on 4 off and will include day, night and weekend work). On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview

The position of Shift Plant Operator is for a new build Energy from Waste facility located in Birmingham. Working directly under the Shift Team Leader, the post holder will work as a member of a small shift team and will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Energy from Waste facility.

The Shift Plant Operator may be required to deputise for the Shift Team Leader during periods of extended absence, to manage and deliver plant operations.

Key Accountabilities

Operating the plant to ensure compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.

Carrying out plant-related routine duties to ensure plant performance, availability and reliability is maintained to a high level.

Using a SCADA system, you will be required to start, stop and monitor turbines, boilers, pumps, water treatment plant and other balance of plant.

Performing plant walk rounds and daily checks to ensure equipment is operating correctly and efficiently.

Keeping operational logs and plant records as requested by the Plant Manager.

Carrying out daily boiler water sampling and chemical analysis and completing remedial actions as detailed by Shift Team Leader.

Undertaking any miscellaneous tasks as directed by the Shift Team Leader.

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Qualifications, Skills & Experience


Previous experience in an engineering role at a power generation/energy from waste/industrial process facility

Experience with a permit-to-work system and Safe Systems of Work (SSoW)

Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation

Competent in all aspects of CHP or power plant operations

Willingness to undertake training to better understand the plant, processes and procedures involved in operating a power station

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Good team working and engagement skills

Ability to remain calm under pressure

Good IT and numeracy skills


ISOH or NEBOSH qualification

Front end loader certifications

Full UK or EU driver's licence

The closing date for applications will be 24 July 2020.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Nov 19, 2020