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Controls & Instrumentation Technician - EfW Power Station

Runcorn, Cheshire

Up to £44103.00 per annum + Bonus + Overtime


Sector: Power

Posted: 19/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23822_1697732461

Controls & Instrumentation Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station
£44,103 + 10% Bonus + Overtime + Benefits
18-month fixed term contract
Runcorn, Cheshire

About the role:

Astute's Power Team is partnered with a market leading Energy company to recruit a Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) Technician for their Energy from Waste Power Station in Runcorn, Cheshire. This is one of Europe's largest Energy from Waste Power Stations.

This 18-month fixed term contract C&I Technician role comes with a salary of £44,103 + Overtime + 10% Bonus + Call out payments + benefits. The working routine will be Monday - Friday 40 hours per week with a weekend call out rota which will be 1 in 4.

If you're a C&I Technician and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does, then upload your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the EC&I Engineer you will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out pre-planned and preventative maintenance duties on all control and instrumentation equipment across the site.
  • Fault finding/maintaining instrumentation (Pressure, temperature, level, flow etc)
  • Programming the sites DCS/PLC equipment
  • Maintaining the continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS)
  • Assisting in plant shutdowns and outages
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in line with company health and safety policies and procedures
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Ideally a minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in a relevant engineering discipline

Personal skills:
The C&I Technician role would suit someone who has:
  • At least three years' experience in a maintenance department in a Process Environment with hands on experience on Control Systems (DCS, SCADA, PLC's) and Instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature, level etc) equipment
  • Background in heavy process engineering environments such as Power (EfW, Biomass, CCGT, Coal, CHP) will be highly advantageous
Salary and benefits of the C&I Technician role:
  • £44,103
  • Overtime
  • Bonus of up to 10%
  • Call out payments.
  • Other benefits
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or dial 02392 288 282 and ask to speak with Arjun Patel who can tell you more about this opportunity

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.

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