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Steam Boiler Operator

H9 Technical



£35000 - £40000/annum benefits


Posted: 16/03/2023

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H9 Technical Recruitment are hiring for a Biomass Steam Boiler Operator to work at our clients Renewable Energy plant in Stowmarket.

You will undertake planned and reactive maintenance on biomass steam heating systems and associated equipment. Carry out routine maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and repair works as required and facilitate the supply of biomass fuel, testing and handling of fuel on site.

Role & Responsibilities

Assist with the support and management of sub-contractors on site for ongoing operation and maintenance or capital works/upgrades as required.
Facilitate the biomass fuel supply to the site, receiving deliveries, testing and recording results, and handling fuel onto the walking floor system where required utilising a tele-handler
Contribute to a high level of HSEQ performance on site, encouraging a strong HSEQ culture and adherence to HSEQ legislation and Group HSEQ policies
Undertake planned maintenance, attendance, testing, and record keeping ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and industry good practice governing LTHW, steam, feed water quality, biomass combustion and records of inspections, maintenance routines and repairs including photographic records.
This role will require periodically being on call on a rota system to respond to heating outages, loss of service or emergencies as required.
This will also include periodic remote performance monitoring of the system during out of hours periods by the on call engineer
Ensure accurate and detailed report and record keeping of fuel supply, maintenance, testing, and HSEQ incidents; risk assessments and auditing, via our online HSEQ and service management systems.
Monitoring feed water and emissions quality
Contribute to achieving HSEQ compliance and maintain high standards on site, escalating any serious issues or HSEQ concerns to the Site Supervisors.
To adhere to company site policies at all times
Liaise on site with the client's engineering and maintenance teams and maintain excellent level of communication and working relationship on site as required
Ensure optimal and continuous operation of mechanical systems by performing routine inspections and maintenance, monitoring metering equipment and adjusting levels as necessary

Qualifications & Experience

Experience in working on heat and steam generating plant and equipment within large industrial sites with a continual heat demand
Experience in working with biomass boilers and with biomass fuel
Strong engineering background, with both mechanical and electrical experience
HSEQ operator level training (e.g. safety passport/CSCS card), and training on completing site risk assessment/method statements
Overseeing sub-contractors on site
Technical/Engineering educational qualification, with experience in LTHW and steam systems including pumps, valves, hydraulics, controls and steam generating plant
Completed Boiler operation accreditation scheme (BOAS) qualification for steam operator level
Familiarity with DCS/BMS controls and CMMS systems
Tele-hander operation experience and ticket

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