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General Duties Operative

  • Location: Didcot
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 302 133
  • Duration: 12 months +
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 April 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035209
NRL are recruiting for a General Duties Operative to work on site at a production facility in Didcot. This is a contract role for 12 months with a good possibility of extension.

About the role:

Primary responsibilities for this position will be to provide general duties around the sites, ensuring that the site-wide housekeeping is kept at excellent levels and carrying out general maintenance, routine preventative maintenance or corrective maintenance activities as defined by the Plant Supervisors and Plant Management.

This position is accountable for the following end results:

  • Responsible for own EH&S accountability whilst on the Didcot and its satellites.
  • Compliance with safety policies and practices
  • Compliance with the site basic safety process (BSP), including but not limited to
  • Safety Meetings
  • Risk Assessments
  • Critical Systems Audits
  • Task Safety Observations
  • Housekeeping
  • Safety inspections
  • Accident Preventative Techniques (APT’s)
  • Compliance with site emergency plan, act as muster point controller when requested to do so by the emergency controller.
  • Ensure that on-site contractors act in accordance with contractor management procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with site visitor induction procedures
  • Responsible for site security and safety when on-site locally and on satellite plants, including application of lone working procedures, and in liaison with the OSC
  • Compliance with legal operating permits via compliance with local SWIM’s
  • Communication and information of site EH&S matters to both the Didcot team and the OSC when required
  • Compliance with quality assurance policies and procedures.
  • Maintain excellent housekeeping across the whole facility.
  • Carry out general maintenance as required across the site.
  • Work alongside Plant Supervisors as required and assist major on-site plant start/stops when requested
  • On-site customer liaison & communications for satellite plants when required.
  • Ensure that all production facilities are maintained to a safe and serviceable condition, so that they can consistently attain their performance targets
  • Ensure compliance to site statutory, mechanical integrity & preventative maintenance programmes.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance activities as defined by the GD work duties schedule in a timely manner.
  • Support corrective maintenance work associated with plant and equipment failures (breakdowns).
  • Work with the Plant Supervisors to ensure correct spares parts and consumables inventory management.
  • Nominally day-shift operations
  • Provide call-out assistance as required by the local plant operating team.
  • Support on-site team in maintaining sufficient on-site resource by scheduling of holidays accordingly.
  • Maintain own training in compliance with legal and local requirements
  • Participate in team meetings (EH&S and Communications) as required
  • Maintain effective communications with both the local and OSC (when required) operating team colleagues
What you will need:
  • Good interpersonal & team working skills (Across the teams on sites, Customers, Regulators bodies, OSC operators).
  • Self-motivated and pro-active.
  • To be able to work alone when required by on-call/shifts.
What is in it for you:    
  • Good contract rates
  • Long term contract