E,C&I Technician

Job Title: E,C&I Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £25 - £35 per hour + Negotiable.
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: BBBH14246_1565787131
Contact Name: Ashley Appleby
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019

Job Description

E,C&I Technician - CCGT Power Station
Greater Manchester
12-month contract position.

Astute Technical Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician to join a highly efficient 880MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant situated just outside Manchester. Utilising the latest technology, this plant powers more than a million homes and businesses in the Greater Manchester area.
The EC&I Technician will be responsible for pre-planned and reactive maintenance work on electrical systems and C&I assets around the power station.

Role & Responsibilities
Reporting into the EC&I Maintenance Team Leader, your duties will include:

  • 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

What you will need
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a ONC/HNC/HND in electrical or C&I engineering
  • At least 4 years' experience in EC&I maintenance, 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
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of HV/LV electrical systems
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH

Rate & Contract Length
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive hourly/daily rate.
  • 12-month contract (Initially).

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 208 and ask to speak to Ashley 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.