CLOSING DATE: 19th August 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a General Duties 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. This includes but not limited to maintaining the industrial cleanliness, operational standards, effective management of the materials for despatch). The primary focus will be operations based on the following plant areas. (Coal Stocks/Plant, Bi-products – Dust and Gypsum, FGD plant).

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: 

  • Observing plant operations to identify and address faults
  • Undertaking operational tasks including:
    • Coal Reception / Bunker Operation duties
    • Silo Operations / General Dust management
    • Coordinating lorries and drivers
    • Industrial cleaning of operational areas
    • Ash Grab Crane operations (Training will be provided)
    • Yellow Plant Operations
       o 360 (Ideally)
       o Loading Shovel (Ideally)
       o Small yellow plant
  • Any other duties to ensure the liability 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 (Not essential some training can be provided)
  • Silo experience, Dust handling or general Bi-products handling advantageous

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 HIS2497 via e-mail to