EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester, England
Salary: £36000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + generous extras
Reference: BBBH10967_1502372861
Contact Name: Lewis Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2017 14:47

Job Description

EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

£36,000 - £41,000 + overtime + callout + bonus + pension

Greater Manchester


Astute Technical Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician to join a highly efficient, year-old 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 in to 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
  • Assist in an out of hours call system for 1 in 5 weeks

What you will need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as a ONC/HNC/HNC/Degree in electrical or C&I engineering
  • At least three years' experience in EC&I maintenance, post apprenticeship, 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/MV/LV electrical systems
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Health & Safety Qualification
  • A flexible approach to working hours as you are required to be on call 1 in 5 weeks

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary between £36,000 and £41,000, depending on experience
  • Generous overtime rates
  • On-call allowance (one in five weeks)
  • Performance-related bonus up to 10%
  • Company pension
  • Opportunity to join one of the most efficient CCGT plants in the country

If you are interested in this rare opportunity and would like to be considered for the role, please send your CV to Lewis Walsh at or phone on 02392 288 208 for more information.

Alternatively, you can contact Steve Utton on 02392 288 215 who can tell you more.

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.