General Operative

  • Negotiable
  • South Dublin, Republic of Ireland

About Your New Employer

A leader in the energy-from-waste industry, who are committed to generating sustainable electricity from non-recyclable waste. They recycle ash into building materials and recover metals for re-use. Their advanced facilities boast state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring safety and success for the team. Join a diverse, skilled team that values idea sharing and celebrates successes.

About Your New Job

As an Operator, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of various equipment, including:

  • Boiler auxiliaries
  • Turbine generator
  • Fans, pumps, and ash handling conveyors
  • Scrubbers and bag houses
  • Lime slakers and water treatment systems
  • Waste and ash cranes


  • Perform preventative maintenance on plant equipment
  • Conduct routine housekeeping duties
  • Operate ash and waste cranes
  • Support maintenance team with planned and breakdown activities
  • Assist with all outage maintenance activities
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Shift Supervisor and/or Maintenance Lead

What Skills You Need

  • Education and Experience: Leaving Certificate, experience with heavy industrial machinery, or demonstrated mechanical/electrical aptitude. Formal technical or apprentice training is desirable but not required.
  • Language Skills: Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense to carry out detailed but simple instructions.
  • Other Skills: Ability to take safe action to prevent equipment damage or injury during emergencies. Must be able to work overtime, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Competencies: Teamwork, trustworthiness, dedication, energy, communication, and basic mathematical skills.

What’s on Offer

  • Overtime and yearly bonus
  • Free on-site parking
  • Health care scheme
  • Company pension
  • Educational assistance schemes
  • Cost of living allowance
  • Workwear and laundry service provided
  • Access to site gym and free EV charging points
  • Comprehensive training provided

What Happens Next

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