Control Room Operator – Biomass Power Plant

Control Room Operator - Biomass Power Plant

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Control Room Operator/CRO – Biomass Power Plant

North East Georgia

~$40 per hour + Overtime & Bonus Potential.



Astute People has partnered with a global group that own and operates a range of power plants. We are currently looking for a control room operator to join a Biomass power plant in North East Georgia.

This post comes with a competitive basic salary, bonus potential and group-wide benefits. (employer sponsored 401k, health & dental insurance + more).

We’re keen to speak with Operators from a power generation, heavy engineering or process plant background.


Responsibilities & duties.

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for…

  • Overseeing the safe & efficient operation of all plant & machinery.
  • Following strict operating procedures to operate the distributed control system (DCS) to control boilers, steam turbine & ancillary equipment.
  • Use PLC controls to manage the wood yard & wood drying equipment.
  • Ensure maximum plant availability to ensure uninterrupted power generation to the grid.
  • Monitoring & recording all pressures, temperatures & fuel consumption of the machinery.
  • Carry out site walks to identify any issues with equipment.

Professional qualifications and experience.

We are looking for someone with the following…

  • DCS configuration experience (Siemens 3000 is preferred)
  • knowledge of boiler plant and auxiliary systems.
  • PLC / DCS experience.
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar control room environment (Chemical, Refinery, Steel, Heavy Engineering etc)
  • The ability to lift heavy equipment and (up to 50-lbs)

Salary & benefits.

  • $40 per hour, (Dependent on experience)
  • Overtime & Bonus Potential
  • Bonus potential
  • Group wide company benefits

How to apply.

To apply, please send a copy of your resume to or call Dan Bisset on +1 (704) 626 2198 



To apply for this Control Room Operator - Biomass Power Plant opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call +1 (704) 626 2198 to speak to Dan Bisset who can tell you more. You can also connect with Dan on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.