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    April 19, 2019
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Ash Plant Operator

Job description

To operate ash plant systems to ensure the efficient removal and disposal of ash in accordance with ash plant procedures and safety health and environmental (SHE) standards to minimise interruption on the operation of the steam boilers.

Key activities

1. Efficient removal and disposal of ash
2. Achievement of work targets
3. Adherence to ash plant procedures and processes
4. Adherence to safety standards.

Education required

  1. COSC and Trade Test B in power plant Operation or equivalent.

Experience required

  1. At least three (3) years post qualification experience in coal and ash plant operation environment.

Critical success factors

  1. Achievement of work targets
  2. Procedural awareness and understanding
  3. General conduct
  4. Cooperation and compliance with instructions


1. Operates ash-handling plant including conveying systems, compressors, slurry pumps etc. from the section control room to ensure the continuous removal and disposal of ash.

2. Carries out pre-start checks on plant in preparations of safe return to service after outages or maintenance.

3. Checks that routine cleaning of conveyor spillages is carried out.

4. Identifies and assesses equipment defects to provide a clear and comprehensive description to enable effective repairs.

5. Attends to minor faults and defects or reports to the supervisor to ensure remedial action is taken.

6. Records daily activities on aspects of ash plant operation, maintenance and safety, which need to be addressed, rectified or improved, in a standard logbook for planning and plant performance assessment.

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