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British Energy is a FTSE 100 company and is the UK’s largest generator of electricity, supplying more than one-sixth of the nation’s needs and is the lowest carbon emitter of the major UK generators. With a clear focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence, we pride ourselves on delivering far more than just power. Eggborough power station is the company’s only coal-operated plant and plays an important role in the British Energy generation portfolio. The station’s key objective is to be the safest power station in the UK, creating a sustainable business that adds value through effectively managing technical & personal performance. The opportunity An opportunity exists within the production operations department at Eggborough power station for an assistant shift charge engineer. The post holder will be expected to assist the shift charge engineer in leading the shift operations team, ensuring an integrated and focused response to the station’s customers whilst ensuring that the station is run in line with safety, environmental and engineering guidelines. The role forms part of the shift team controlling the operation of four flexible 500MW coal fired units to enable station production and commercial (EFOR & TEMP) targets to be met in a safe and efficient manner. The activities and responsibilities of the role will be developed to suit the needs of the business in line with the objectives of the organisation. The role will provide an individual with the opportunity to develop within the operations section, the Eggborough business and the BE group. Key responsibilities: Reporting to one of the shift charge engineers, the post holders responsibilities and duties will include: co-ordinating team activities & resources, ensuring that all activities are carried out with full regard to statutory regulations, directives, procedures, safety rules and site (IPC) authorisation ensuring that team resources, processes and activities are managed to maintain the effective commercial operation of the station, whilst optimising thermal performance within the applicable operating regime maintaining an effective working relationship with BEPET and a commercially sound interface with National Grid

working with other teams to progress engineering solutions to plant & safety issues in line with allocated plant audit areas ensuring routine testing is completed to appropriate schedules and recorded investigating and diagnosing plant faults. maintaining effective communications between all teams in the resource management of the station ensuring that standards of housekeeping are maintained. if required understanding the existing plant status and the expected plant operating requirements on taking over the shift and ensuring this information is disseminated to subordinate staff writing the station log and ensuring that incidents and major plant changes are recorded and reported and the following shifts have sufficient information on the plant status and operating requirements dealing with queries and complaints from the general public undertaking duties of safety controller in accordance with the Eggborough Power Ltd system safety rules and assist in planning and co-ordination of outages to ensure they run to schedule Candidates should demonstrate and possess: high degree of self-motivation and direction technical and plant knowledge at the appropriate level proven flexibility and adaptability ability to work as part of an effective leadership team managing and prioritising a high work load reasonable IT and administrative skills proven ability to produce quality work and effective communication skills . participating in and reporting on safety tours participating in the station emergency plan arrangements and also as incident controller.providing support for the preparation of business plans. instigating repairs.

email your completed application form or CV and equal opportunities form to recruitment@british-energy. within a basic salary scale of £30314 . The successful candidate will be appointed at the appropriate grade within the Eggborough Power Ltd Agreement. British Energy is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. experience and quoting reference EGG/127637. with the commitment to undertake a leadership qualification. New entrant benefits include a final salary pension scheme and private healthcare plan. Additionally a working knowledge of ISO 14001 is considered essential and a good knowledge of operator asset care and quality standards would be an added advantage. Successful applicants will be contacted within 4 weeks. Closing date: 17 April 2008. competence. The starting salary for this appointment will be within this range dependant on the successful candidate’s existing salary.a real desire to develop within the post Candidates should possess qualifications to HNC level or equivalent in an electrical or mechanical discipline and ideally be qualified to degree standard. . operations manager on 767 2724 (01977782724).£36023 together with a shift allowance of £8261 (pay award and operations opportunity review outcome pending). For an informal discussion about the role contact John Bracken. Applications To apply. Overtime is offered as determined by the business need and will be paid in addition to the quoted basic pay and shift allowance above. They should also demonstrate leadership skills or potential.