Plant Operator - Biomass - Durham

This vacancy is now closed
circa £25k per annum - Renewable Energy
Ref: 82 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Jul 2019
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Our client, a highly reputable Renewable Energy company based in the North East have a great opportunity for a Plant Operator to join their team near Durham


The successful Plant Operator will have a multi – skilled background and take responsibility for the 24 hour operation of a Biogas CHP and Heat Pump system/plant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience of working with Biomass Technologies
  • Operating various machinery and controls systems
  • Managing between 15 – 30 tonnes of woodchip per day

Experience & Skills required:

  • Experience of working in a similar role, preferably involving Commercial/Industrial size Ground Source Heat Pumps or biomass/biogas plants
  • Experience of operating industrial plant machinery
  • Initiative and ability to resolve onsite problems/troubleshooting
  • Basic Mechanical or Electrical skills (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Circa £25,000K
  • Hours of work – Tuesday - Friday (8am to 5pm) and Saturday (8am – 12pm)
  • Sunday and Monday off
  • Pension