C&I Engineer - New Build Energy from Waste

C&I Engineer - New Build Energy from Waste

Job Title: C&I Engineer - New Build Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10540_1509012388
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2017 11:06

Job Description

Control & Instrument Engineer - New Energy from Waste Power Station
£42,000 + Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are working with an international market leader within the Engineering industry who have recently moved into the Energy from Waste sector.

We are looking for a Control & Instrument Engineer to join the Maintenance Department for their new Gasification Power Plant, located in Hertfordshire just North of the M25.

This plant utilises Gasification Technology, combined with a Steam Turbine, to generate 10MWe which is enough to power around 7,000 homes. As an Energy from Waste plant using Refuse Derived Fuel, the plant will also be reducing approximately 90,000 Tonnes of waste from heading to a landfill on an annual basis.

Role & Responsibilities
Your duties as a C&I Technician will include reporting to the Engineering Manager 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)
  • Providing support to the Operations & Maintenance Team
  • Assisting in plant shutdowns and outages
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in line with company health and safety policies and procedures

What you will need
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum HNC/HND technical qualification in an engineering discipline such as Instrumentation, Electronic Engineering or Control Systems
  • 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
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Health & Safety Qualification

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 221 600 and speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more

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