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Plant Operator (108804)

Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Closes: 26 Jan 2020
Area 6 Oceanic Way, Marchwood Industrial Park, Southampton, SO40 4BD £18,000 plus Veolia benefits *listed below
Variable 108804

Plant Operator-108804


Job Title -  Plant Operator

Salary - £18,000 plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  Area 6 Oceanic Way, Marchwood Industrial Park, Southampton, SO40 4BD

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30

Additional hours paid as overtime. Weekend/out of hours work may be required at times but is on a voluntary basis.

What you’ll do

The Plant Operator will be responsible for the operation of the sites package boiler and associated equipment and to discharge all bulk liquid from onsite vehicles and barges to their allocated disposal points. The Plant Operator will receive full training of duties required.

The Plant Operator will conduct all site inductions for contractors and visitors daily and will assist in improving quality, safety, health and environment standards effectively. You will report any faults on the plant, equipment or infrastructure to the management team, and you will assist with any maintenance of the site as instructed.

The Plant Operator will carry out emptying and filling of site storage tanks and will carry out treatment and transfer of waste operations as directed by the site chemists. You will be operating the Forklift Truck, training will be provided for this.


The experience you will need


  • A team player with a flexible approach and able to work on own initiative

  • English and Maths qualifications


  • Experience in mechanical engineering

  • A full UK Driving Licence

  • Experience with spreadsheets and word processing documents desirable

  • Previous background working in a wastewater treatment plant or other processing plants, although full training will be given.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

Where you’ll work 

You will work as a team member in a multifunctional site consisting of a Water Treatment Plant, Oil Recovery Plant, Marine section with two Barges, a Hazardous Waste Transfer Station and HGV section. 

There are 42 people on-site and you will have the opportunity to work in other departments and seek new career opportunities. 

*Internal applicants only* our employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions.  Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract if you are staff-graded.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


 Operation/Maintenance / Construction / Transport Staff

Primary Location

 United Kingdom-England-Southampton

Job Posting

 Nov 19, 2019, 3:32:06 PM

Job Type

 Standard -  



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