CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting now for an Effluent Plant Operator to join the team based in Northfleet.

Purpose of the job

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting an Effluent Plant Operator to join the team located at Kimberly Clark Northfleet Mill.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Facilities Team, responsible for the operation and maintenance of the production dependant wastewater treatment plant for the 24/7/365 manufacturing facility.

The ideal candidate will have experience of effluent and wastewater treatment processes, as well as a technical (M&E) background and a willingness to work a call out system. A multi-skilled background would be advantageous.

This is a temporary position, with the opportunity to go full time for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities

  • Carrying out plant-related routine duties to ensure plant performance, availability and reliability is maintained to a high level
  • Application of safe systems of work
  • Plant & control system first line fault diagnosis and reporting
  • Application of operational, maintenance and safety systems and documentation for the plant incorporating relevant company standards
  • Assisting on projects and outage preparation
  • General operation and maintenance of plant
  • Routine testing in accordance with environmental permit limits
  • Responsibility for following site documentation, procedures and assisting with the review of the documents
  • Liaising with internal and external customers
  • Maintain professional attitude, an appropriate level of communication and courteous behaviour to all colleagues, host site personnel, contractors, and visitors

Person specification


  • Routine preventative maintenance.
  • Problem solving


  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment systems.
  • Knowledge of compressed air systems.


  • Routine preventative maintenance.
  • Problem solving.

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of CBRE’s core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

No agencies please.

Please note: the job title shown above may be different to local job titles used in our business and issued on any contract of employment.


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