DCS / C&I Engineer - Power Station

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    Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, OT

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    Steve Utton

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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DCS Engineer - Power Station

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package



We are currently recruiting for a DCS / C&I Engineer to join a relatively new 40MW biomass power station in the Rotherham area. As the C&I Engineer you will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and engineering activities associated with the sites control systems and instrumentation.

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager typical duties will include:

  • Acting as the technical expert on site on all C&I systems, in particular DCS, ensuring plant is maintained safely and made available at all times
  • Work closely with the DCS technical department keeping up to date with DCS system changes and upgrades whilst recommending improvements where necessary
  • Managing and directing site Technicians
  • Responsibility for all maintenance of C&I systems on the plant including investigation and rectification of faults
  • Manage projects when required relating to C&I systems
  • Providing expert advice and technical support across other plants which may involve business travel
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Training on OEM equipment in Europe.

What experience does role require?

In order to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, it's important you meet certain including.

  • At least 5 years of experience as part of a C&I maintenance / engineering team in power generation. This can include energy from waste, biomass, CCGT, coal etc. Other process industries will be considered e.g. chemical, steel
  • An HND/HNC level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline such as electrical/electronic engineering
  • ABB DCS experience would be an advantage
  • The ability to identify and implement a methodology of continuous improvement in the workplace

What's in it for me?

Successful candidates will receive:

  • A highly competitive basic salary up to £55,000
  • A company pension
  • 25 days holiday + 8BH
  • Additional benefits

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting 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 with Steve

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