Central Control Room Supervisor

Job Title: Central Control Room Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH23838_1496242404
Contact Name: Natalia Leskovskaja
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Our client is a leading national waste management business. On their behalf, we are seeking to appoint a Control Room Supervisor.

The role will include a direction of activities of Crane Driver, Plant Operators and General Plant Operator. Reporting directly to Duty Shift Engineer.

Main Responsibilities will include, but not limit:

  • Make sure that all plant is under the supervision at all times; during start up, during operations and shutdown, and in accordance with the instructions of the Duty Shift Engineer
  • Supervision and instruction of Plant Operators and Crane Driver
  • Ensuring that plant emissions, do not exceed authorised limit
  • Ensuring that oncoming shifts are made fully aware of the operational state of all plant
  • Taking appropriate action on receipt of alarms, and during events of abnormal operating conditions
  • Liaising with outside electrical distribution agencies with regard to the HV system
  • Initiation of emergency service requirements
  • Acting as point of contact for Security and Emergency Services
  • Reception of external telephone communications outside office hours
  • Keeping accurate records of staff attendance and absence reports
  • The control room supervisor will be required to carry out appropriate training within their area of expertise and also undertake training
  • Synchronising and loading of four 12.5 MW main Turbines and two 2.7 MW house sets with due regard to electrical system requirements
  • Remote switching of 11KV and 3.3KV switchgear
  • Liaising as necessary and as instructed by the Duty Shift Engineer with Mechanical, Electrical and Instrument Maintenance Departments, and with Contractors
  • Carrying out routine plant checks and tests, maintaining log books and log sheets, and reporting defects and abnormalities to the Duty Shift Engineer

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum: C&G Boiler Operation, Turbine Operation or equivalent. Preferably National Certificate level in mechanical or electrical or plant engineering
  • Must have experience in the operation of Boilers, Turbines and auxiliary plant, or suitable alternative experience augmented by further training
  • A commitment to undertake own training as deemed necessary to improve and update knowledge and increase "skills" and to train others when required to do so
  • The ability to lead the team as well as work as part of a team to solve problems
  • The ability and willingness to work in cold wet conditions when necessary
  • A positive attitude towards and the ability to cope with change
  • A high level of knowledge of site procedures


Please Note: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

We look forward to receiving your application.