Control & Instrument Technician - Energy from Waste

Control & Instrument Technician - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Control & Instrument Technician - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11829_1522330805
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2018 14:40

Job Description

Control & Instrument Technician - Energy from Waste
Wolverhampton, Midlands
Competitive Salary & Benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for a Control & Instrument Technician to join the Management team on an 8MW Energy from Waste plant in Wolverhampton. Working for a company with three plants in operation, over 20 years of experience in Energy from Waste Operations and generating capacity over 30MW for the West Midlands.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for the preventative maintenance, inspection and rectification on all instruments and control systems. This also includes assisting with the planning of maintenance schedules and working within a culture of continuous improvement to improve reliability and availability.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, as the Control & Instrument Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding, installing and maintaining instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow and level) and control systems (PLCs', SCADA, DCS etc)
  • Calibrations and loop checking of instruments relating to the sites DCS/control systems
  • Programming the sites DCS/PLC systems
  • Maintaining the continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS)
  • Assist in the development of plant modification and improvement work
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Ensuring strict HSE compliance

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A recognised C&I engineering apprenticeship ideally gained in a heavy process industry e.g. power station, pharmaceutical plant, steels works, paper mill, manufacturing etc.
  • An HNC / ONC or equivalent in C&I engineering such as Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Measurement and Control Engineering or Instrument and Control
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on experience maintaining controls systems including DCS, SCADA and PLCs as well as instruments (pressure, temperature, flow etc)
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH in Health & Safety
  • Working experience with Permit to Work, Safe Systems of Work, Safety Rules to a high standard

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Package
  • Competitive Company Pension
  • Overtime opportunities

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor 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.