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Plant Maintenance Operative

Plant Maintenance Operative

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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    £12 - £12.50 per hour

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    Samantha Clinch

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

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Plant Maintenance Operative - Didcot - 12 Months +


We require an enthusiastic, positive, and pro-active individual to join our Industrial Gases Business as a General Duties Operative at our facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire. The individual will work at the Didcot facility as well at various Satellite plants located on our customer sites around the South East of England. The role will report directly to the Plant Manager and will be crucial to ensuring the safe, legal, reliable, and efficient operation of the production plant at Didcot and associated satellite plants.

Primary responsibilities for this position will be to provide general duties around the sites, ensuring that the site-wide housekeeping is kept at excellent levels and carrying out general maintenance, routine preventative maintenance or corrective maintenance activities as defined by the Plant Supervisors and Plant Management.


This position is accountable for the following end results:

* Responsible for own EH&S accountability whilst on the Didcot and its satellites.
* Compliance with safety policies and practices
* Compliance with the site basic safety process (BSP), including but not limited to
* Safety Meetings
* Risk Assessments
* Critical Systems Audits
* Task Safety Observations
* Housekeeping
* Safety inspections
* Accident Preventative Techniques (APT's)
* Compliance with site emergency plan, act as muster point controller when requested to do so by the emergency controller.
* Ensure that on-site contractors act in accordance with contractor management procedures.
* Ensuring compliance with site visitor induction procedures
* Responsible for site security and safety when on-site locally and on satellite plants, including application of lone working procedures, and in liaison with the OSC
* Compliance with legal operating permits via compliance with local SWIM's
* Communication and information of site EH&S matters to both the Didcot team and the OSC when required
* Compliance with quality assurance policies and procedures.

* Maintain excellent housekeeping across the whole facility.
* Carry out general maintenance as required across the site.
* Work alongside Plant Supervisors as required and assist major on-site plant start/stops when requested
* On-site customer liaison & communications for satellite plants when required.
* Ensure that all production facilities are maintained to a safe and serviceable condition, so that they can consistently attain their performance targets
* Ensure compliance to site statutory, mechanical integrity & preventative maintenance programmes.
* Carry out preventative maintenance activities as defined by the GD work duties schedule in a timely manner.
* Support corrective maintenance work associated with plant and equipment failures (breakdowns).
* Work with the Plant Supervisors to ensure correct spares parts and consumables inventory management.

* Nominally day-shift operations
* Provide call-out assistance as required by the local plant operating team.
* Support on-site team in maintaining sufficient on-site resource by scheduling of holidays accordingly.

* Good interpersonal & team working skills (Across the AP teams on sites, Customers, Regulators bodies, OSC operators).
* Self motivated and pro-active.
* To be able to work alone when required by on-call/shifts.

Plant Maintenance Operative - Didcot - 12 Months +

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