Salary: £10.44 per hour

Shift hours: Fixed Term

We currently have temporary vacancies for Standby Attendants to work on the Labour team within the FM Contract at Stanlow Oil Refinery, Cheshire.

A standby attendant is a critical role in which the successful candidate will monitor and record people working inside a confined space.

The positions are additional roles and will be dedicated to the Essar Tank Maintenance Team and will include the following tasks and report to the 14forty Labour Supervisors:

Duties include:

  • Carry out confined space standby duties to support maintenance and Project activities.
  • Ensuring all areas are kept clean and tidy in line with client housekeeping schedule
  • Standby Attendant duties.
  • Ensuring standby kit is kept stocked of all safety equipment including air horn.
  • Adhering to the Stanlow procedures for confined space entry attendants.
  • Ensure familiarity with hazards faced by person inside confined space.
  • Maintain contact with control room / rescue team. Notify control room at start of confined space entry.
  • Monitor and record entry and exit into confined space.
  • Maintain contact with persons inside the confined space. If visual is not possible then through use of radio.
  • In event of emergency raise the alarm using the provided air horn – to be sounded for 5 seconds and alert rescue team.
  • Barricade confined space entry point and challenge anyone attempting entry to ensure right of entry.
  • Monitor conditions outside the confined space and order an evacuation if the conditions pose a threat to those inside the confined space. Changes such as: weather / failure of ventilation systems / leaks or spills in the vicinity / conflicting activities in the vicinity / abnormalities with drainage systems.
  • Attend weekly standstill meetings.
  • Attend 14forty monthly engagement sessions
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

Essential Role Requirements/Skills

  • Driving (full clean license)
  • Good Health & Safety Compliance
  • Good Values & Behaviors 
  •    CoSHH Awareness
  •    Manual Handling Awareness
  •    Asbestos Awareness.

Reference: compass/TP/299977/82500/AD

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire