CLOSING DATE: 19th August 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a Multi-Functional Operator, to join our team within our Maintenance and Materials Handling contract at Ratcliffe Power Station.

The Multi-Functional Operator role is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of plant and apparatus for which Hargreaves have an operational responsibility. The primary focus will be on coal stocks, and coal fuel management with other areas of the business to be worked on depending on Fuel deliveries.

Hargreaves Industrial Services provide a varied Operations and Maintenance service to our client at Ratcliffe Power Station. We are responsible for the maintenance of both the FGD and Coal Plant, managing fixed plant including but not limited to work on conveyors, pumps, motors and gearboxes. In addition to our maintenance works we handle solid fuels and by-products from power generation.

The role briefly encompasses the following duties: 

  • Driving Yellow Mobile Plant, to include
    o Loading Shovel
    o Dozer
    o 360 (Ideally)
    o Scraper (Not essential)

  • Undertaking operational tasks including:
    o Coal Blending and preparation of fuel stocks
    o Coal Reception / Bunker Operation duties
    o General Coal Plant / Bi-products / Gypsum activities
    o Any other duties to ensure the reliability and operation of the plant

  • Undertaking training as and when required in order to ensure full understanding of the operation

  • Ensuring that all H&S measures are in place and completed, such as hazard reports and SBSU conversations

  • Completing any other reasonable tasks or requests as required, in order to meet KPIs.


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/experience/ attributes:

  • Positive attitude to safety
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • A strong team player
  • Work well on own with minimum supervision
  • Good time keeper
  • Tolerant of diverse working situations and conditions
  • Passport to safety or equivalent safety training
  • Mobile Plant training as above
  • Coal reception / Bunker / Blending experience

What we do:

As an established contract management Company, Hargreaves Industrial Services provides high standard, professional services to our clients within the power, port, steel, rail and other industrial sectors both within the UK and abroad.

Our core services include:

  • Materials Handling expertise, offering efficient and optimal solutions for all bulk handling requirements
  • Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance and Engineering
  • Operation and Maintenance of Material Handling Plants

As a Company we pride ourselves on our service delivery and professional 'can do' attitude and we are always looking for committed, keen, professional people to join us. If you are interested in a rewarding career with us in this role, you should submit your CV to our HR Department quoting reference HIS2496 via e-mail to