Control & Instrumentation Technician - Power Station

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    Gloucestershire, England

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £39000 per annum + pension

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Control & Instrument Technician - Energy from Waste


£39,000 + Benefits


We are currently recruiting for a Control & Instrument Technicians to join the new Javelin Park Energy from Waste plant in Gloucestershire.
The C&I Technicians will work under the direction of the Control & Instrument Engineer and will play an integral part in ensuring the facilities instrumentation and control systems are maintained and in working order to ensure maximum availability.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Control & Instrument Engineer, as a Control & Instrument Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding, installing and maintaining instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow and level) and control systems (PLCs', SCADA, DCS etc)
  • Calibrations and loop checking of instruments relating to the sites DCS/control systems
  • Programming the sites DCS/PLC systems
  • Maintaining the continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS)
  • Assist in the development of plant modification and improvement work
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Ensuring strict HSE compliance

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A recognised C&I engineering apprenticeship ideally gained in a heavy process industry e.g. power station, pharmaceutical plant, steels works, paper mill, manufacturing etc.
  • An HNC / ONC or equivalent in C&I engineering such as Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Measurement and Control Engineering or Instrument and Control
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience maintaining controls systems including DCS, SCADA and PLCs as well as instruments (pressure, temperature, flow etc)
  • Involvement in plant mobilisation and commissioning is desirable but not essential

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary of £39,000
  • A Company Pension
  • Opportunity to gain valuable commissioning experience
  • Chance to join the growing EFW industry

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or alternatively you can call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve.

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