Control Room Supervisor - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Control Room Supervisor - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH25151
Contact Name: Charles Cocklin
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Central Control Room Supervisor - EfW

Our Client, a waste and recycling management service, is looking for a Central Control Room Supervisor to join their shift team in the South East of England.

The successful candidate will be directing the activities of the Crane Driver/ Assistant Plant Operators and Generation Plant Operators, to optimise incineration and power generation within the constraints of safe operating parameters.


· Ensuring that all plant under the control room supervisor's control is operated in accordance with good operating practice at all times during commissioning, start up, normal operations and shutdown.

· Supervision and instruction of Plant Operators and Crane Driver/Apo's.

· Ensuring that plant emissions, do not exceed authorised limits.

· Synchronising and loading of four 12.5 MW main Turbines and two 2.7 MW house sets.

· Remote switching of 11KV and 3.3KV switchgear.

· Carrying out routine plant checks and tests.

· 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.

· Keeping accurate records of staff attendance and absence reports.

· Responsible for ensuring that any Quality, Safety or Environmental Systems procedures are performed in accordance with appropriate requirements.

· Required to carry out appropriate training within their area of expertise and also undertake training.

Personal Characteristics and Competencies:

· 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 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.

· An attention to detail that ensures the highest standards of quality and performance and a high level of awareness/observation across the site.

· Excellent communication skills; both spoken and written.

· Demonstrable numerical and literacy skills.

· Suitably medical fit to perform the duties in the existing conditions with good time keeping and attendance record.

· A high level of knowledge of site procedures.

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Charles Cocklin at Allen & York Ltd on 01202 888986.