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EC&I Technician - Anaerobic Digestion/Renewable Energy

Mitcham, London

pension, company benefits


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 17/11/2023

Ref: BBBH24018_1700232479

EC&I Technician - Anaerobic Digestion/Renewable Energy
South London
Monday-Friday with on call rota
Salary depending on experience
About the role:

Astute's Renewables team is working exclusively with a well-established energy from waste business who are fully committed to contributing to a more sustainable world. They are looking to recruit an experienced EC&I Technician for their renewable energy plant in South London.

The EC&I Technician will play an important part in helping to ensure the plant continues to perform to a high standard and support the business with its growth and investment in sustainability. The role comes with a competitive salary, pension and company benefits.

If you're an experienced EC&I Technician and are looking to work for an innovative business with the renewables sector, upload your CV today.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will:
  • Performing routine maintenance and calibration of plant instrumentation, including gas analysis.
  • PLC and SCADA system Maintenance.
  • Assist the Project team with commissioning of the instrumentation and control systems on new plants and upgrades.
  • Provide hands-on support on all EC&I needs, including shutdowns, planned and unplanned maintenance, incidents, improvements, and modifications.
  • Assist with modifications of plc-based control systems and instrumentation on existing plants, ensuring all documentation is accurate and properly recorded.
  • Actively promote safety schemes, including safety reviews, investigations, audits, and reporting including HAZOP, LOPA, DSEAR, RBI and functional safety compliance.
  • Work alongside maintenance technicians to support in diagnosing faults and suggesting/ assisting in equipment upgrades.
  • Supervising and directing onsite contracts when necessary.
  • Other duties as required.

Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • HNC or equivalent in electrical or control & instrumentation engineering.
  • Proven background in EC&I delivery within a heavy industrial environment, such as power stations, chemical, refineries, gas sites or renewables.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of PLC, SCADA, instrumentation, and some electrical systems.
  • Experience with maintenance, contract management and outage planning.
  • Full driving license.
Personal skills:
The EC&I Technician role would suit someone who is:
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience maintaining controls and instrumentation systems including DCS, SCADA and PLCs as well as instruments (pressure, temperature, flow etc)
  • Passionate towards a net zero future/renewable energy
  • Organised, methodical and good with managing own schedule

Salary and benefits of the EC&I role:
  • Competitive salary DOE (depending on experience)
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Other benefits to be discussed
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 07441390252 to speak to Aaron Rayner 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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