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Shift Operations Technician

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Shepperton, Surrey
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
£38,916 + bonus and benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you working in a process plant environment within the power generation, chemical production, waste water treatment or similar industry? Or do you already know your way around an energy recovery facility?

Help make power from sustainable resources.

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You’ll be working directly with critical elements of the plant, making sure everything runs safely and efficiently, in a way that complies with environmental legislation. It means continuously monitoring, controlling, assessing and adjusting plant processes, and applying your expertise to any problems that arise.
  • You’ll have particular responsibility for the smooth operation of both our pretreatment areas and the anaerobic digestion plant.  
  • You’ll also be involved in the maintenance and optimising of these areas to improve all aspects of the systems as well as contributing the safe operation of the plant.

What are the requirements?

  • With a background in mechanical, electrical or process engineering, you’ll be familiar with aspects of an energy recovery site or similar process plant / facility and know how to use plant ancillary equipment.
  • You’ll also be familiar with pretreatment and sortation systems, pump systems, process control and measurement and have knowledge of relevant environmental legislation.
  • SUEZ will invest in you from day one with a structured development program as, experience and certifications required for the role include WAMITAB and IOSH Working Safely qualification along with good IT skills.
  • If you don’t have all of the above don’t worry, as the extensive training programme will increase and develop your skills and expertise, providing you with the additional skills you need.

The advertised salary includes the shift allowance that comes with this position.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   

*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.