HIS1582 Operator/ Maintainer

Division: HIS Job type: Operations Location: Yorkshire & Humber Post date: 13/06/17 Close Date: 23/06/17

Deployment and operational planning

  • Carry out all operational checks as required by the Team Leader or Control Room Operator.
  • Assist the Team Leader with the following duties;
  • Planning of operational and maintenance tasks.
  • Management of tank and silo levels
  • Carry out all maintenance tasks as and when required.
  • Provide sample results as per FGD chemist’s instructions.
  • Work alongside his shift and day colleagues to ensure the maximum level of maintenance and repair can be achieved.


Plant operation

  • From time to time to stand-in for the ‘Control room operator’ when circumstances require.
  • Assist the Team Leader with the following duties;
  • Monitoring of the plant and its performance
  • Carrying out operational instructions generated by other personnel such as FGD chemist,  EPL Duty Charge Engineer
  • Transfer to silo of limestone deliveries
  • Liaison with 3rd parties for control of gypsum and sludge waste removal
  • Liaison with FGD chemist regarding delivery of chemicals


Additional duties

  • To be available for all RWO and major outage work during normal working hours or additional hours as required.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and of the plant as per the weekly routines, and also in case of any unexpected event.
  • Assist the Team Leader to take personal responsibility for housekeeping standards in the designated area and to report back concerns by means of the planned maintenance sheet.


The successful candidate should possess the following:

Safety Requirement:

  • Positive attitude to safety.
  • Relevant Safety Passport.
  • Risk Assessment training.
  • COSHH Awareness training.


Person Specification:

  • Hands on approach
  • Flexible and positive approach to duties and work
  • A Strong team player
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Good time keeping and willing to work overtime as necessary
  • Good communication skills, both with colleagues, other contractors and clients
  • A good fit with the Hargreaves culture
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines culture
  • Undertake training as and when required.




  • Mechanical Apprenticeship or similar training experience.
  • CCNSG Safety Passport
  • Preventative & Predictive Maintenance knowledge.
  • Must be able to populate, use and keep documents, records as part of their role.
  • Familiar with alignment techniques.
  • Working knowledge of FGD plant.
    • Manual handling
    • Harness trained


  • Permit Acceptor within EPL safety rules.
  • Forklift truck
  • MEWP

The post holder is one of 4 Shift Operator / Maintainers who work on a rotating 12 hour shift pattern to provide 24 x 7 cover for the FGD plant.

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