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Job Title :
Fuel Operator 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/20/2017 10:00:56 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Eye, Suffolk, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£19k - 23k per year 
Security :
Description :

HQ4996:         Fuel Operator

Location:        Eye, Peterborough, Suffolk

Salary:            £19,000 to £23,000 (DOE)

An opportunity has become available for a fuel operator in the Peterborough area. The successful candidate will join an expanding market leader.

Applications from ex-military personnel i.e. Navy, Royal Air Force (RAF) or Army are strongly encouraged.

The position is ideally suited for someone who is used to working within a team and who can embrace the flexibility that the role requires in supporting the Fuel Team Leader.

Main Duties:

  • Report to the Fuel Team Leader
  • Assist in the safe and efficient delivery of fuel into the plant
  • Conduct plant maintenance activities
  • Conduct fuel and ash sampling
  • Investigate plant problems and identifying solutions to ensure maximum plant availability and performance 

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


  • Be available to work split shifts consisting of days, nights and weekend shifts
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a production based environment
  • Physically fit and able to undertake heavy physical work, sometimes in adverse conditions.
  • Qualified to drive an articulated 38-T lorry
  • Qualified to drive a wheeled loading shovel

Personal Qualities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic; self-starter; results orientated
    • Good ability to plan and anticipate
    • Have a high degree of flexibility within the work context
  • Good team player


Salary ranges between £19,000 and £23,000


The Fuel Operator will work 40-hour weeks


In addition to a guaranteed base salary and regular overtime opportunities, benefits include:

25 days` holiday plus bank holidays
Government pension scheme

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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