EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Plant

EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Station
South Yorkshire
Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Astute are recruiting an EC&I Technician to join a newly built, 41MW, Biomass Power Station located in South Yorkshire. Fueled using waste wood, the plant produces enough power for 78,000 and saving 150,000 tons of CO2 on an annual basis.

As the EC&I Technician you'll be responsible for preventative and reactive maintenance across a variety of plant which includes motors,switchgear, drives, actuators, control panels and CEMS equipment.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the DCS Engineer, as an EC&I Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Pre-planned and reactive maintenance duties on all electrical, controls and instrumentation assets across the power station
  • Fault finding/maintaining electrical, instrumentation including; pressure gauges, temperature sensors, level sensors, flow transmitters and control systems
  • Calibrating instrumentation equipment
  • Programming the sites DCS and other PLC systems
  • Conducting continuous improvement activities, plant modifications and design work
  • Supervising 3rd party contractors

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

  • A HND/HNC/ONC in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Apprentice trained in an Engineering environment
  • Have significant experience working with PLC's, Control Systems, DCS, SCADA and Instrumentation
  • At least 3 years' experience on a power station or other heavy process plants such as petrochemical, refinery or pharmaceutical in an EC&I discipline performing maintenance tasks

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

  • Competitive salary
  • A performance related bonus
  • Overtime
  • Pension scheme

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to lbennett@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.