EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Station

EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Station

Job Title: EC&I Technician - Biomass Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £38000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH11961_1525860541
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2018 11:09

Job Description

EC&I Technician - New build Biomass plant
Up to £38,000

We are actively recruiting a EC&I Technician to join the Maintenance Department of a brand-new ~20MW Biomass power station in the Cheshire area. The EC&I Technician will ultimately be responsible for carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance on all control systems, instrumentation and electrical plant around the power station.

Role & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader you will be responsible for:

  • Pre-planned and reactive maintenance duties on all electrical, controls and instrumentation assets across the plant.
  • Fault finding, installing and maintaining electrical systems, instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow and level) and control systems
  • 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 at all times

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge / qualifications:

  • A recognised electrical/C&I engineering apprenticeship ideally gained in a heavy process industry
  • An HNC/ONC or equivalent in either electrical or C&I engineering
  • A solid level of knowledge and understanding of maintenance strategies associated with electrical control systems
  • At least 4 years of experience working in the maintenance team in a heavy process environment such as a power station, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill.

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

  • A salary up to £38,000
  • Excellent benefits
  • An opportunity to join a new build power station from the very start

If you are interested in this role, please contact Dan Grosvenor at Astute Technical Recruitment on 02392 288 286 or email a CV to

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.