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Assistant Shift Operator

Location: Buckinghamshire, England Salary: Up to £34000 per annum
Sector: Energy from Waste Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jamie Anscomb

Assistant Shift Operator


Assistant Shift Operator needed for a Modern, large Energy from Waste plant based in Buckinghamshire. The facility treats up to 345,000 tonnes of residual (non-recyclable) waste, diverting it from landfill and generating 25MW of electricity in the process. They are looking to employ an individual who has a strong knowledge of the Energy from Waste industry or similar heavy duty environment. The Assistant Shift Operator will need to be a self-motivated individual with exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills. The Assistant Shift Operator is the eyes and ears of the operation and this is a great opportunity for an individual looking to step into a senior role.


  • Up to £33,500p/a
  • Quarterly Bonus

What the role entails:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, as the Assistant Shift Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring safe and efficient operation of all production activities including the EfW high pressure boiler and steam turbine generator and all associated auxiliary plant
  • First line fault diagnosis on plant
  • Maintaining high standards of Quality, health and environmental in the station
  • Communicating with you team to ensure everything is covered around site
  • Carry out routine inspections and adjustments
  • Carrying out simple analysis of steam cycle chemistry and implementing corrective actions to dosing and blowdown systems.
  • Writing/amending site Operational procedures, implementing changes and improvements as required ensuring all procedures are relevant and accurate.
  • Forklift driving

This is a great opportunity for an individual to step up into an Assistant Shift Operator role or an already Assistant Shift Operator in a same or similar industry looking for a change. If interested please apply as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss out!

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