Industrial Operative

October 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Industrial Operative

About the company
Our client international client is a leading provider of industrial cleaning solutions, within the Energy and Process Industry. We succeed by giving rapid response and advice, ensuring plant operations and availability remain at their optimum throughout their operating period, whilst always maintaining the highest level of safety.

The Role
We are looking to recruit several Industrial Operatives on a permanent basis to enhance our existing field-based teams. Using their patented technology, you will be required to safely and effectively remove build ups of slag and deposits from plants including but not limited to super heaters, economisers, heat exchangers and furnaces that could otherwise be damaging to plant and reduce efficiency. This is a physically demanding role, working in a hazardous environment.

As a member of one of the field-based teams led by a Senior Engineer, you will be responsible for visiting large industrial process plants across the UK, Ireland and occasionally Europe, carrying out various services including Linear Cleaning and Offline Cleaning.

Our client operates a 24/7 service and responsiveness which is key to their success. The field team operatives are flexible, resilient and above all, prepared to work away from home 5/6 days a week, including weekends, typically on a 8am - 6pm shift.

All training, support and mentoring will be given in detail. The key to a successful candidate is a mechanical aptitude to work, flexible attitude towards working and traveling around the UK and dedication to manual labour.

Job Purpose
Working as part of a team, assisting the Certified Senior Engineer in carrying out Industrial cleaning services.

Key Competencies - Essential
The Industrial Operative will:
* Be able to demonstrate commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility to work shifts in response to customer demand, including weekends.
* Have experience within heavy industry/engineering environment.
* Have a proactive and can-do attitude.
* Willing to be away from home 5/6 days a week.
* Willing to travel all over the UK, with travel usually starting on a Sunday evening.
* Be able to work well as part of a team and also independently.
* Have considerable attention to detail.
* Be honest and trustworthy.
* Have an excellent practical understanding and appreciation for Health and Safety in hazardous environments.
* Be capable of lifting heavy equipment and walking around industrial facilities.
* Must have a full clean UK driving licence.
* Holds a Health & Safety certificate (CSCS or Safety Passport).
* As this is field role, candidates residing on the South Coast (Fareham, Eastleigh and surrounding areas) or in the North West (Manchester/Liverpool) or Sheffield and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies - Desirable
It would be advantageous if the Industrial Operative:
* Has experience in a "hands-on" supervisory role.
* Has experience working in hazardous environments.
* Has a basic qualification in / understanding of mechanical maintenance.
* Confined space trained.
* Forklift licence.

Potential total earnings are between £40K - £60K per annum

Security Checks
Our client's work requires an extremely high level of integrity due to the access operatives have to explosive materials. Full police secuirty checks will be undertaken, and any job offers will be conditional pending confirmation of a clear check in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Previous suitable job titles: Blasting Operative, Industrial Operative, Industrial Cleaner, Industrial Cleaning Operative, Blasting Technician, Industrial Technician, Industrial Cleaning Technician, Industrial Services Operative, Industrial Services Technician

Please apply ASAP