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Shift Technician - Holford Gas Storage

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Date: 15-Jan-2022

Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom

Company: Uniper



Holford is Uniper's only UK gas storage facility. It's 2.6TWh capacity can be churned faster than at any storage asset in the group. As a member of the shift team you will be responsible for the continuous operation of a top tier COMAH installation on a 24 hour/day shift basis, with specific focus on safety, compliance and commercial optimisation.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

•    Responding to plant conditions and making operational adjustments in conjunction with the Shift Operator to maintain safe, compliant and commercial operation.

•    Fault finding and intervention on mechanical, electrical & C&I plant to maintain and restore availability.

•    Monitoring the operational status of the plant through delivery of routine observations and making pro-active interventions where necessary to maintain operational status.

•    Carrying out routine and breakdown maintenance as directed by the E&M Manager or Lead Engineers.

•    Completing routine checks on Plant condition and pro-actively dealing with situations when identified by checks.

•    Actively fulfilling the role of Senior Authorised Person for the Holford Gas Storage site at either LV & Plant level or full HV level.

•    Co-ordinating the site response to emergency situations and fulfilling the role of Site Incident Controller for any situation as defined in the Emergency Response Plan.



Who we are seeking

  • Qualified to ONC or NVQ level 3 in a relevant discipline (mechanical, Electrical, C&I) and post training experience in relevant role and industry.

  • Competence to maintain and operate a top tier COMAH complex Gas Storage Process plant to the satisfaction of the Holford Competence Management System.

  • Experience as a Process Plant Technician / Outside Operator in a COMAH Top Tier environment.

  • Experience of maintaining and operating process plant to meet commercial targets and an understanding of the Customer requirements and expectations in the current contract.

  • Good interpersonal, team working, communication and organisational skills.

  • IT Literacy & SAP PM use for entering and monitoring maintenance requirements.




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact - James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy (UK Talent Acquisition Manager)



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Deadline: 03/02/2022
Salary: £37,400 -£ 45,173 basic salary + Shift allowance & Excellent Pension, bonus and benefits




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.