C&I Technician - Energy from Waste
£38,800 + Benefits
East Lothian, Scotland
We are actively recruiting for a Controls and Instrumentation Technician to join the Maintenance Department of an energy from waste facility in East Lothian, Scotland. The C&I Technician will be responsible for carrying out all PPM and reactive maintenance on all electrical assets as well as control systems and instrumentation to ensure plant availability is maximised and downtime is kept to a minimum.
What you will be doing…
Reporting to the C&I Engineer, typical duties will include:
- Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all C&I assets to maximise plant availability including pressure, level, temperature and flow sensors and control systems (DCS, PLCs) and electrical equipment (motors, switchgear, generators etc)
- Assisting during major maintenance periods, shutdowns, outages etc. when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency
- Working alongside other technicians in the maintenance team in diagnosing faults and assisting/suggesting equipment upgrades
- Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
- Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
This work routine will be days-based Monday to Friday, with a 1 in 4 call out rota.
What you will need…
- A time served apprenticeship with an HNC in electrical/electronic engineering, measurement & control or similar
- Excellent technical knowledge of PLC, DCS, Instrumentation and some electrical systems
- At least 4 years of maintenance experience gained in a heavy process environment e.g. power station, chemical plant, refinery, steel works, pharmaceutical etc
- Experience with CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems)
- The highest regard for health, safety and environmental compliance
- Experience working on CEMS equipment is desirable
What's in it for you…
- A salary of circa £38,800
- Performance related bonus
- Call out / standby payments
- Overtime rates
- A company pension scheme
- 25 days holiday + 8 BH
How to apply...
To apply for this opportunity, please send a copy of your up to date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02392 288 284 to speak to Kyle Shinn who can tell you more.
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