Central Control Room Supervisor

EmployerAllen & York Ltd



Closing date 03 Jul 2017

Our Client, a leading national waste management business, is looking for a Control Room Supervisor to join their team in London. The role will include a variety of activities: Crane Driver, Plant Operator and General Plant Operator and will be reporting directly to Duty Shift Engineer.

Main Responsibilities will include, but not limit:

  • Make sure that all plant is under the supervision at all times; during start up, during operations and shutdown, and in accordance with the instructions of the Duty Shift Engineer.
  • Supervision and instruction of Plant Operators and Crane Driver.
  • Ensuring that plant emissions, do not exceed authorised limit.
  • Ensuring that oncoming shifts are made fully aware of the operational state of all plant.
  • Taking appropriate action on receipt of alarms, and during events of abnormal operating conditions.
  • Liaising with outside electrical distribution agencies with regard to the HV system.
  • Initiation of emergency service requirements.
  • Acting as point of contact for Security and Emergency Services.
  • Reception of external telephone communications outside office hours.
  • Keeping accurate records of staff attendance and absence reports.
  • The control room supervisor will be required to carry out appropriate training within their area of expertise and also undertake training.
  • Synchronising and loading of four 12.5 MW main Turbines and two 2.7 MW house sets with due regard to electrical system requirements.
  • Remote switching of 11KV and 3.3KV switchgear.
  • Liaising as necessary and as instructed by the Duty Shift Engineer with Mechanical, Electrical and Instrument Maintenance Departments, and with Contractors.
  • Carrying out routine plant checks and tests, maintaining log books and log sheets, and reporting defects and abnormalities to the Duty Shift Engineer.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum: C&G Boiler Operation, Turbine Operation or equivalent. Preferably National Certificate level in mechanical or electrical or plant engineering.
  • Must have experience in the operation of Boilers, Turbines and auxiliary plant, or suitable alternative experience augmented by further training.
  • A commitment to undertake own training as deemed necessary to improve and update knowledge and increase “skills” and to train others when required to do so.
  • The ability to lead the team as well as work as part of a team to solve problems.
  • The ability and willingness to work in cold wet conditions when necessary.
  • A positive attitude towards and the ability to cope with change.
  • A high level of knowledge of site procedures.

Permanent (Rotating Shifts)

Please Note: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to

Contact Natalia Leskovskaja

01202 888986

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