Position based in Chilton Co Durham DL17 0PB
Apprenticeship – Maintenance, Operations and Engineering Technician
Our employees are the people that make the world go round. They make sure that the cities, towns and villages that you live in are safe, clean and warm. They keep things running smoothly for people today, and for our kids tomorrow. It may not always be glamorous, but their work really matters.
About the Site
Biomass Power Station in Durham, North East England. This site is able to process 120,000 tonnes of waste wood in order to produce 17.4MW of renewable electricity for the National Grid.
Working from a modern control room you will utilise a DCS (Distributed Control System) to train in operating the plant including materials handling plant, waste heat recovery boilers, a steam turbine, a generator, various pumps, compressors, motors and much more whilst monitoring pressures, fuel loads, temperatures, emissions and all other elements of the process. You will also be required to train in the operation and monitoring of plant locally out on site by manually reading instrumentation to check pressures, levels, operating valves and carrying out isolations