Plant Operator

20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000/annum shift allowance
17 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Plant Operator/Wastewater Operations Technician

Location: Herefordshier

Duration: 6 months (fixed term contract)

Salary: GBP20k + shift allowance

Shift Pattern: 12-hour shifts, 4 on 4 off (including nights)

The Site: This position is based at our clients Wastewater Treatment Plant

It operates 24/7

The Role: The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operation of the wastewater treatment plant, primarily to ensure that the plant operates safely, efficiently and remains compliant.

The operations technician provides out of hours standby cover as part of the works' operational rota to ensure the site is maintained out of hours during the non- milling season.

Duties: Collection of samples

Conducting laboratory analysis of samples in accordance with works instructions and interpretation of results

Setting of plant flows and dosing of chemicals based on Lab analysis

Ensure the discharge water quality is maintained to the specification of the discharge permit.

Ensure that all chemicals are stored, handled and used, safely, effectively and economically, in line with company requirements.

Carry out operational maintenance on equipment and instrumentation in accordance with work's schedules and instructions.

Trouble-shooting, plant breakdowns and operational issues

Carry out COSHH and Risk assessments

Respond to call outs as and when required

Liaising with various bodies and individuals, including local authorities, government agencies, clients, contractors, residents, suppliers, technical experts and other consultants;

Provide additional cover for operational demands when required.

To provide standby cover and work flexibly.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have experience of operating either a water treatment plant or have experience of chemical processes.

You will be able to use computer systems for works SCADA and have an understanding of principles of COSHH, Lone Working procedures and Basic First Aid.

It would be highly desirable to have experience of Biological processing.

Sludge treatment processes and experience with laboratory analysis would be desirable.

Key Words:

Plant Operator

Plant Operations

Wastewater Treatment

Waste Water Treatment

Water Treatment

Effluent Treatment

Sludge Treatment

Water Quality

Biological processing

Laboratory Analysis



Chemical Dosing

Plant Breakdowns