Control & Instrumentation Technician - Power Station

Control & Instrumentation Technician - Power Station

Job Title: Control & Instrumentation Technician - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Immingham, Lincolnshire
Salary: bonus, pension
Reference: BBBH12673_1540989872
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 31, 2018 12:44

Job Description

Controls & Instrumentation Technician - Power Station

Competitive salary on offer + generous benefits package

North East Lincolnshire


We are currently recruiting for a C&I Technician to work at a large gas fired CHP plant in North East Lincolnshire. This plant has the capacity to produce around 1200MW of electricity whilst at the same time providing process steam utilised by local refineries. The C&I Technician will be responsible for pre-planned and reactive maintenance work around the facility on all C&I assets.


Reporting in to the EC&I Engineer duties will include:

  • Assisting the with the planning and execution of C&I related projects
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all C&I assets to maximise plant availability including pressure, level, temperature and flow sensors and control systems (DCS, PLCs)
  • Supervise and manage on site contractors.
  • Undertake outage support during shutdowns from defect identification through planning to successful implementation
  • Ensuring all maintenance reports and logs are kept up to date via the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)
  • Following all safe systems of work including carrying out risk assessments and issuing permits.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role we are looking for candidates with the following:

  • A time served apprenticeship with an HNC in electrical/electronic engineering, measurement & control or similar and have served
  • Excellent technical knowledge of PLC, DCS, Instrumentation and some electrical systems
  • At least 5 years of maintenance experience gained in a heavy process environment e.g. power station, chemical plant, refinery, steel works etc
  • Some experience with planning and scoping works with the ability to complete small projects
  • The highest regards for health, safety and environmental compliance

Salary and benefits

  • A competitive basic salary
  • A performance related bonus
  • A company pension
  • Overtime
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH
  • Additional benefits

Further details of the package can be discussed at interview stage.

To apply for this vacancy please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 215 and speak to Steve.

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