Operations Technician (Landfill Gas)

Location : March, Cambridgeshire, England
Job Ref : EJ570
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £32k - 36k per year


EJ570 – Operations Technician (Landfill Gas)

Location: Cambridgeshire  

Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 + company van and benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently searching for an Operations Technician on behalf of our client. Under the supervision of the Area Manager, you will complete the day to day operations of the gas field and generators at the assigned sites in order to achieve maximum electrical output, whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Monday to Friday- 8am to 5pm with an hour for lunch On-Call (once fully trained) – one in three/four week

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that safe working practice and procedures are adhered to within all areas of work.
  • Assist with the implementing and supervising of health, safety and quality procedures at sites.
  • Assist with planned, preventative and breakdown maintenance of the generator sets and all other associated plant and equipment.
  • Provide backup and call out assistance to Operations Technicians at other sites.
  • Complete accurate and concise record keeping of operations and maintenance.
  • Ensure required gas field readings are made and issued on time to relevant personnel.
  • Assist in the ordering of consumable parts items, including, lube oils, filters, spark plugs, fan belts, etc.
  • Maintain adequate spare parts stock on assigned sites.
  • Carry out routine stock takes of parts at site

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Operations and maintenance experience, with reciprocating engines and/or the relating control systems.
  • Be qualified to BTEC level or equivalent, preferably in a mechanical discipline or proven previous experience.
  • This position requires a high degree of flexibility, self-motivation, initiative, the ability to work well as part of a team and at times work alone.
  • This position has an On-Call requirement.

Location: Cambridgeshire  

Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 + company van and benefits  

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