EC&I Technician - Biomass

EC&I Technician - Biomass

Job Title: EC&I Technician - Biomass
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tilbury, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH12090_1529577351
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2018 11:35

Job Description

EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Station


Competitive Salary & Benefits


Astute are looking for an Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a newly built and commissioned Biomass Power Station located on the Thames in East London.

This plant can produce up to 40MW of Power which will supply approximately 97,000 homes using carefully sourced Waste Wood as its primary fuel source.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, as an EC&I Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Fault finding, installing and maintaining electrical systems, instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow and level) and control systems inline with OEM guidance, legislation and industry best practice
  • Calibrations and loop checking of instruments relating to the sites DCS/control systems
  • Programming the sites DCS/PLC systems
  • Maintaining the DCS, HMI, SCADA and continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS),
  • Assist in the development of plant modification and improvement work to improve plant reliability, efficiency and performance
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS, ensuring all documents are recorded in a timely manner along with the relevant RAMS/H&S documents
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Provide technical support to the Operations Team
  • Ensuring strict HSE compliance always

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A recognised electrical/C&I engineering apprenticeship ideally gained in a heavy process industry
  • An HNC/ONC/NVQ 3 or equivalent in either electrical or C&I engineering
  • Working knowledge of carrying out maintenance on motors, switchgear, instrumentation (flow, level, pressure, temperate etc) and control systems (SCADA, DCS and PLC)
  • At least 4 years of experience working in the maintenance team in a heavy process environment such as a power station, steel works, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill.

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A competitive salary
  • Overtime
  • Benefits package including Pension
  • Opportunity to join a new Biomass Power Station

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.