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Plant Operator

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Roles and Responsibilities :

Operate and monitor all utilities and services serving manufacturing processes and to control all operations and activities associated with the plant areas.

To carry out condition monitoring and low level maintenance in order to maintain the reliability and performance of the plant.

You will be responsible for the monitoring of HVAC operation systems and recording parameters e.g. Velocities, Pressures, Temperatures, Drainage Systems etc.

Monitor / Inspect and the Operation of Boilers, Compressors, Refrigerant Plant, Stills, Steam Generators, Reverse Osmosis Plant etc. including water sampling and interpretation of results.

Undertake low-level maintenance tasks including (but not limited to) steam traps, water filters, air filters, valves etc. including draining and refilling of systems as required.

Carry out condition monitoring of plant performance and equipment condition.

Responding to alarms and necessary adjustments.

Responding to alarms for Effluent Treatment plant (out of daytime hours)

Checking and replacement of water filters and other consumable items.

Essential Skills :

Have the ability to operate and regulate boiler plant equipment and to make adjustments as required for plant output.

Be skill in repairing and maintaining various types of steam plant equipment.

Maintain various records and reports in boiler log

Ability to utilise O & M manuals and system drawings.

Ability to understand and follow complex oral or written instructions on power plant operation.

Demonstrable knowledge of air conditioning plant, water treatment plant and L8 regulations.

(Legionella control), central heating systems, refrigeration plant and cooling towers.

Experience in major repair and maintenance of Steam raising plant, good pipefitting and plumbing skills.

Two years' experience in multi-purpose plant operation.

Awareness of current legislation affecting the carrying out of steam work.


Hours of work: 24/7 Shift (4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on, 4 nights off) 12 hour shifts.


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