C&I Engineer - Gas Storage Facility

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    Alton, Hampshire

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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C&I Engineer - Gas Storage Plant

Alton, Hampshire

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package



We are looking for a Control and Instrument Engineer to join an established gas storage facility in the Hampshire area. The C&I Engineer will be responsible for the coordination of maintenance and improvements associated with the sites control systems and instruments ensuring maximum efficiency across the facility. This role would ideally suit a degree qualified C&I Engineer with 5+ years of experience in the oil & gas sector or similar.


Roles & Responsibilities

As the Control and Instrument Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • All the site's functional safety, development and improvement within the plant to maximise efficiency.
  • Provide leadership as lead engineer by supporting the C&I Technicians with their routine and non-routine electrical and instrumental tasks
  • Reviewing the plants safety instrument systems and documentation ensuring they are compliant with the international standards
  • To take part in various projects by designing and implementing new process control systems
  • Monitor and review records for proof testing carried out by the maintenance team on the site wide safety systems
  • Provide technical support to the operations department, including diagnosis, and root cause analysis
  • Carrying out Instrument loop design and instrument procurement
  • Plan and prioritise daily activities to ensure the safety and control systems operate safely and efficiently.


Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally a degree in an EC&I related engineering subject. A minimum of a HNC is required
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within an oil/gas industry or relevant heavy industry such as Power Station, Petrochemical, Refinery, Biomass etc
  • Experience with PLC's & HMI
  • To be competent using AutoCAD
  • Working towards Chartership status


Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private medical cover
  • Excellent Pension
  • Income protection
  • Holiday allowance


If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 215 and ask to speak to Steve who can tell you more.

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