EfW Operations Technician

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 15th August 2022
£28,718 - £33,687 + 20% Shift Allowance + Bonus + Beenfits
Summary of vacancy

Are you working in a process plant environment within the Power Generation, Chemical Production, Biomass or similar industry?

Or do you already know your way around an Energy from Waste (EfW) facility?

Help create power from sustainable sources. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible – and we’re making it happen.

As a Shift Operations Technician at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, you’ll be contributing to an ever growing established company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, conserve natural resources and reduce landfill.  We’ve created Energy Recovery Centre’s, where waste that would normally go to landfill is used to create energy, offsetting the need for fossil fuels. As a Shift Operations Technician you’ll be at the heart of one of our innovative facilities, helping to generate electricity from a sustainable source.

About the Role

  • Shift Pattern 2 days on 2 Nights on /  4 days off, after 7 cycles with 18 days off.
  • 20% Shift Allowance is applicable to this role. 






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 water tube boilers – sampling and analysing the water within them.
  • You’ll also isolate plant systems if necessary to ensure the plant operates safely.

What are the requirements?

  • With a background in Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering, you’ll have worked on an Energy Recovery facility or similar process plant environment and know how to use ancillary plant equipment.
  • You’ll be familiar with boilers, process control and measurement, with knowledge of relevant health & safety and environmental legislation.
  • Experience and certifications required for the role include a BOAS Cert IBO, IOSH working safely qualification along with good IT skills. If you don’t have all of the above don’t worry as SUEZ will invest in you from day one with an extensive, structured, development program to increase and develop your skills and expertise, providing you with the additional skills you need.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK 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. 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.   



Closing Date
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