Assistant DCS Engineer - Energy from Waste

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    Maidstone, Kent

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    £26000 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

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    Daniel Grosvenor

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    4 months ago

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Assistant DCS Engineer - Energy From Waste


Competitive Salary + Benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are working with a market leader in the Environmental, Waste and Energy Recovery industries.

We're currently recruiting for an Assistant DCS Engineer to join the maintenance department of an established energy from waste plant. Using fluidised bed technology, this energy from waste plant can process up to 500,000 tonnes of waste per year, producing around 40MW of power. With plans to build a 3rd line with capacity for an additional 350,000 tonnes of waste per year, this is an exciting opportunity to get into the Energy from Waste sector.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, as the Assistant DCS Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Support the DCS Engineer with the maintenance of and modifications to a distribution control system, other PLC's and various electronic systems.
  • Assist with completing records when modifying control systems
  • Fault finding on control systems and assist with the repair of these systems
  • Work with the maintenance department to service control systems out on the field including EMP's, Turbine control systems and various safety protection systems.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Working experience in the energy from waste sector or similar industry
  • Knowledge and experience with various control systems, variable speed drives e.g, Siemens, Yokogawa, Exaquantum including fault diagnosis.
  • Competent with Microsoft office.
  • Experienced working with a CMMS
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Holidays

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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