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20 Dec 19

We are recruiting a Process Operator


Job title: Process Operator
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Tain, Scotland

Salary - Circa £30,000 - £38,000 depending on experience
Location: Tain, Inverness, Scotland

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About us

At Alpheus (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anglian Water Group) we offer commercial and industrial customers a comprehensive range of independent specialist water & wastewater asset management services and process solutions, tailored to meet their needs.

We truly value our clients and our team - a diverse, motivated and highly skilled work force who provide an innovative and commercially driven service to our valued and expectant customers.

To help us achieve continued commercial success and further enhance our strong reputation in the water and wastewater treatment industry, we are looking for a proactive and motivated Process Operator to join the team!

What will you be doing?

As our new Process Operator, you’ll be responsible for the successful delivery of operational and maintenance tasks associated with the management of an industrial AMBR / Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility.

You’ll be a strong advocate of Alpheus’ and the site’s health & safety (H&S) policy and procedures, ensuring a focussed and positive attitude at all times. You’ll lead by example and live by the company commitment to the principle that all accidents and harm are preventable.

Working as part of a shift team, including weekend, bank holiday and on-call cover, you’ll carry out routine and non-routine mechanical and electrical inspections, repairs, fault finding and maintenance. You’ll also carry out routine plant operation duties including process monitoring, set-point review and adjustment, sampling, laboratory testing and other general duties. You’ll be a key contributor and advocate of the goals of excellence in site operational efficiency, maintenance and cleanliness.

A key aspect of this role and of the team will be to help improve existing plans and contribute to designing new full life asset maintenance plans by identifying improvement opportunities, and by providing concise and accurate information to the Service Delivery Manager.

You’ll pay particular attention to environmental permit requirements and revenue generating streams for our client, ensuring that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and targets are achieved. In particular, focusing on the compliance of the treated effluent discharged to the environment and the optimal performance of the Anaerobic Digester (AD) plant.

What do you need?

Our new Process Operator will be motivated to succeed and thrive in a team environment. A sound understanding of electrical equipment and processes and/or electrical qualifications will be an advantage. You’ll have an excellent attitude to Health and Safety and Process Safety. You’ll also:

  • Have a high degree of self-management and a positive can-do attitude

  • Be assertive but also a team player

  • Have an excellent level of communication and team working skills

  • Be self-motivated and have determination to succeed

  • Have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

  • Knowledge of and practical experience working with water treatment assets and processes, an advantage.

What benefits do we offer?


  • Competitive bonus scheme

  • Pension

  • Private Healthcare

  • Holiday

  • Plus lots more!

Closing date: Friday 10th January

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