Plant Renewable Operative


  • £23000 - £24000 per annum
  • Penrith
  • Posted: 25/04/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 112109510

Job Details

Plant Renewables Operative

Are you passionate about saving the planet?
Would you like to work for a renewable energy company?
We have an exciting career opportunity to work for one of the largest renewable energy companies in the UK. The company produces green electricity and gas for the National Grid using organic matter from crops.
We can offer a long-term, full time, permanent role to a candidate who is passionate about renewable energy and the sustainability of energy production in the UK.
We are looking for site operative who will be flexible in their approach and is keen to learn.

The role will involve a rotating shift pattern working dayshift, evenings, and nightshift.

After completing training, the role involves taking responsibility for the operation and cleanliness of the site. A significant part of this role is lone working, and the successful candidate will be motivated and driven to work and overcome challenges unsupervised.

  • Completing daily checks of the plant and equipment.
  • Ensuring all light maintenance is completed and recorded.
  • Keeping the site clean and tidy as you work and reporting any health and safety issues.
  • Maintaining and recording supplies on site.
  • Communicating with the management team to share knowledge and help problem solving.
  • Using Plant equipment to feed hoppers.
  • Carry out weighbridge and crop acceptance duties.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment (greasing, cleaning etc).
  • Safely and effectively monitor the operation of the process.
  • Identify process issues & seek assistance from Engineers.
  • Aid and supervise contractors working on site.
  • Take samples for analysis as required.
  • Ensure downtime is limited and plant is always running efficiently.
  • Implement the Company's Health & Safety procedures.


Qualifications and Skills

Must be able to work outside
Must use own initiative
Ability to work with computers and technology
Maintenance experience preferred but not essential
Plant Operating experience preferred but not essential
Must have transferable skills


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