Recycling Technician

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Plant Operator

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  • Contact:

    Dameon Hulse

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Purpose of the job

As a member of a team to provide a safe and cost effective recycling service to the client and a vacuum pump decontamination service, in preparation for rebuild or disposal if necessary.


Carries out recycling activities including plant components, chemical traps and safety stores to required quality standards including ordering of materials, working to defined procedures which often have strict regulatory requirements to meet plant operational requirements.

Collects and enters defined data into both standard and bespoke databases, conducts checks, tests, calibrations and associated calculations, reporting problems or abnormal conditions or taking action to resolve within own capability and authority.

Undertakes the training of others in own areas of expertise to maximise the teams capability and performance.

Participates in the continuous review of processes and working procedures to improve safety,quality and efficiency.

Handles, monitors radioactive material in both contained and uncontained forms and surveys working areas to ensure contamination levels and dose rates are ALARP and within required limits and where appropriate to ensure compliance with the Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations.