Shift Operator - Fuel, Oil, Liquid, Chemical Storage (AWDO-P3313)

AWD Online
Canvey Island, Essex
up to £32,500 per annum + Benefits
10 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Operator that is comfortable working in a highly automated and high volume shipping environment is required for bulk liquid storage facility based in Essex.


SALARY: up to £31,314, plus non-pensionable cover allowance of £1,124.93


SHIFT PATTERN: 5 Shift System of 12 Hour Shifts, working on average 40 Hours per Week



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Shift Operator that is comfortable working in a highly automated and high volume shipping environment.

Working as a Shift Operator you will be based at a site that is responsible for receiving, handling, storing and exporting up to three million tonnes per annum of road and marine fuels.



As the Shift Operator you will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Experience in a role which is significantly automated with the use of PLC or computer graphic driven system controls
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good understanding of safety & environmental standards and their impact.
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and follow detailed instructions



  • Experience in chemical or oil processing and/or storage


Successful candidates will split their time between the control room and working outside in the field


If this job looks like your ideal position then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



As the Shift Operator your duties and responsibilities include:

  • Operate control systems and monitor storage tank levels
  • Monitor and control terminal operations for the site control room, ensuring all safety and environmental standards are maintained
  • Monitor all operational equipment and report any defects
  • Maintain site security and safety standards and report any deviations from these standards
  • Carry out, as part of a shift based operating team, routine operational activities and checks
  • Prepare mechanical equipment for maintenance work
  • Carry out routine equipment checks and report faults as required
  • Carry out operational and general maintenance tasks as required e.g. pipefitting activities required for “pigging” operations, lubricating valves, tightening connections etc.
  • Start/Stop pumps and open/close valves as required for product transfer
  • Monitor jetty operations when ship loading/offloading



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV's of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.

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