Operations Technician

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
The Interviews will be held in person
Summary of vacancy

Hey Operations Technicians! Do you find sustainable energy interesting? Let’s drive green power generation forward together!

In return, we offer a salary of £31,658 plus 20% Shift Allowance (~ £6,331), up to 10% Bonus (~ £3,165), Company Pension, and benefits catalogue
Total Package at the time of joining up to £41,154.
We’ll help you progress, and develop yourself further, and will support you with creating a development plan to achieve that.

About the role

What will I be doing?

As a Shift Operations Technician, you'll play a vital role in ensuring safe and efficient operations at our plant, while complying with environmental legislation. Monitor, control, and assess plant processes, swiftly resolving any issues that arise. Take charge of water tube boilers, conducting water analysis and maintaining their optimal performance. Additionally, you'll be responsible for system isolation to guarantee plant safety, when needed.

Your role will be on 12 hours shift basis, both, days, and nights- equivalent of 37.5 averaged and annualised hours. Great opportunity with time off in between the shifts!

You might be asked to help to cover for a colleague, or to attend a specific training, however you will be properly compensated with 1.5x overtime rate, increasing to 2x on Sundays and night shifts, and to 3x on bank holidays.


What are the requirements?

  • Experience in Energy Recovery, Power plant, or other industrial processes.
  • Familiarity with boilers, combustion, process control, and relevant health & safety/environmental legislation.
  • Preferred certifications: BOAS Cert IBO and IOSH working safely qualification. Don't worry if you don't have them all; we'll invest in your development from day one!
  • Experience operating DCS system (desired)


Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work.
In 2022 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement. As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses, and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us. We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success.

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer. To find out more or apply, please complete the application form, and attach your CV. If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at

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Closing Date
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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.