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Plant Operator

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Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
From £450 per day
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Date Added
April 4th, 2024

Role: Plant Operator

Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf

Length of role: 7-8 months

Rates: Up to £450 per day.

Method of pay: Any of PAYE/Umbrella/Outside IR35/CIS

Start Date: ASAP

Plant Operator required for a gas power project in South Wales
Role description
Be part of the commissioning team for a new gas power project in the UK, operating the plant under its commissioning phase, until successful handover to the customer. The scope of activities will be:

  • Thorough understanding of plant mechanical and electrical systems and components and hands-on operation through DCS / PLC and any other applicable HMI and / or control system
  • Aligns plant equipment; makes necessary adjustments to plant systems / equipment as directed by the Lead Plant Operator or leading commissioning team. Operates various manual valves and / or circuit breakers throughout the plant site.
  • Troubleshoots plant equipment to resolve operational problem.
  • Execute plant preservation and preventive maintenance, while keeping the appropriate records
  • Monitors and records data available using various instruments, recording charts / graphs and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as directed by plant operational procedures.
  • Follows safety / environmental rules and regulations. Implements project safe work practices and immediately identifies hazards and recommends and / or implements repairs.
  • Understands and executes the equipment clearance (LOTO) procedure, as well as Job Safety Analysis / Work Authorisation / Confined Space / Hot Work Permits.
  • Provide theoretical and practical training to customer personnel and operators.
  • Report to the Lead Plant Operator, the Commissioning Manager, and the Head of Commissioning where necessary


  • At least 2-5 years working experience in operation of large power stations with demonstrable experience.
  • HNC/HND in Mechanical/Process/Electrical engineering is preferred.
  • Strong team spirit, working with an international team and other cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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