EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

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    Kings Lynn, Norfolk

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    Megan McLeod

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    29 days ago

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EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

Competitive Salary + Benefits


We are looking for an EC&I Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a state of the art CCGT Power Station in South Lincolnshire. This station has a generating capacity of 819MW with two Gas Turbines and one Steam Turbine with a thermal efficiency of 54%.

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

  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities within the Power Station to ensure maximum availability for the day to day Operations.
  • Supervise specialist contractors during periods of high activity, such as Outages or unplanned Shutdowns.
  • Maintaining and documenting all work within the sites CMMS including planning future activities.
  • Carry out calibration on a variety of Instrumentation equipment, including Temperature, Flow, Pressure, sensors.
  • Maintain Electrical equipment including HV generators, switchgear, AVR's, transformers, drives, motors and inverters.
  • Maintain the sites DCS system in addition to PLC's and Input/Output (I/O) devices.
  • Maintaining the continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS)
  • Assist during OPEX & CAPEX projects as required.
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in line with company health and safety policies and procedures

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

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an HNC/HND in electrical or C&I engineering
  • At least five years' experience in a EC&I maintenance role, post apprenticeship, in a heavy process environment/sector (e.g. power station, chemical plant, paper mill, refinery, steel works etc).
  • Experience with control systems (DCS, SCADA, PLC's) and instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature, level etc) equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of HV/MV/LV electrical systems
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Health & Safety Qualification

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

  • A competitive salary
  • Discretionary Bonus,
  • Benefits package including Pension
  • Opportunity to work on a highly efficient CCGT Power Station

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to mmcleod@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 033 and ask to speak to Megan McLeod 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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • 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.