Operations Technician

January 23, 2024

Operations Technician – Beckton (London)

The Opportunity

We’re currently recruiting for an Operations Technician, reporting to the Operations Supervisor, at Beckton Energy Combined Head & Intelligent Power Plant located in south-east London. Our plant is fuelled by bio-liquids powering a MAN B&W marine 2 stroke diesel engine coupled to a 13 MW generator. Exhaust gases drive a turbo generator feeding the local LV site distribution system, before being treated through a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system, then released to atmosphere.

Working & contributing as part of a shift team you’ll be responsible for safe, efficient operations, maintenance & improvement. 

Your responsibilities include:  

  • Following targets & direction ensuring SHEQ compliant operations and maintenance.
  • Monitoring, inspecting and controlling plant parameters & providing appropriate first line defect repair.
  • Interpreting and controlling plant operations through the plant DCS.  
  • Providing plant start up and shutdown services and participating in emergency shutdown procedures.
  • Completing assigned safety duties including safe systems of work, setting people to work & housekeeping.

Minimum Requirements:

To be successful you have knowledge, skills or competency in the following:


  • A Time served apprenticeship (NVQ 3) in an engineering or process discipline.
  • Experience of working a shift pattern & contributing to continuous process/production environments.
  • Fault finding, route cause analysis, problem solving, first line defect repair and data monitoring.  .
  • Following procedures, systems & processes and meeting targets.
  • Makes practical recommendations to continually improve operations.
  • Safe System of Work processes & procedures: Permit to work: risk assessments & method statements.
Contact Name
Paul Tutill
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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