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C&I Craftsman - Biomass Power Station

Ashington, Northumberland

£48000 - £51800 per annum


Sector: Power

Posted: 27/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23679_1698409910

EC&I Craftsman - Biomass Power Station
Ashington, Northumberland
Up to £51,800 + bonus + benefits
About the role:
We are looking for an Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation Craftsman to join the Maintenance Department of a 420MW Biomass Power Station.

As the EC&I Craftsman you'll be primarily involved with the reactive & preventative maintenance of a wide range of critical assets on site.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Lead Technician, as an EC&I Craftsman, you will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all EC&I assets to ensure efficient operation of the site and to maximise plant availability. This includes pressure, temperature, flow and level transmitters as well as DCS and PLC control systems. Electrical maintenance work on motors, switchgear, generators etc would also be required
  • Programming the sites DCS/PLC equipment
  • Supervising and directing contractors
  • 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:
  • An NVQ level 3 as a time-service apprentice is essential in Electrical or Controls and Instrumentation Engineering
  • A further EC&I qualification, such as a HNC is highly desirable
  • At least three years' experience in EC&I maintenance, 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
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Health & Safety Qualification
  • A flexible approach to working hours
Salary and benefits of the EC&I Craftsman role:
  • £48,000 starting salary, rising to £51, 800 after probation
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Benefits package including Pension and Private Medical Insurance
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288212 to speak to Ruth Winter 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.

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