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Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician

  • Location

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Power

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension

  • Contact:

    Steve Utton

  • Email:

    sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14682_1571997260

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-24

Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician - CCGT Power Station

£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

West Sussex

Introduction…


We are actively recruiting for an Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station in West Sussex. The EC&I Technician will be responsible for carrying out all PPM and reactive maintenance on all EC&I assets across the power station to ensure plant availability is maximised and downtime is kept to a minimum.



What you will be doing…

Reporting to the EC&I Team Leader, typical duties will include:

  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all EC&I assets to maximise plant availability including pressure, level, temperature and flow sensors and control systems (DCS, PLCs) and electrical equipment
  • Assisting during major maintenance periods, shut downs, outages etc. when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency
  • Working alongside other technicians in the maintenance team in diagnosing faults and assisting/suggesting equipment upgrades
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Working within the company health, safety and environmental processes and procedures at all times.



What you will need…

  • A time served apprenticeship with an HNC in electrical/electronic engineering, measurement & control or similar
  • Excellent technical knowledge of PLC, DCS, Instrumentation and some electrical systems
  • At least 4 years of maintenance experience gained in a heavy process environment e.g. power station, chemical plant, refinery, steel works etc
  • Some experience with planning and scoping works with the ability to complete small projects
  • Experience with CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems)
  • The highest regard for health, safety and environmental compliance



What's in it for you…

  • A salary up to circa £38,000 depending on experience
  • A £2,000 south east allowance
  • Company pension
  • Overtime at 1.5x
  • Bonus
  • Share options



How to apply...

To apply for this opportunity, please send a copy of your up to date CV to sutton@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392 288 215 to speak to Steve 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.