EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station

Job Title: EC&I Technician - CCGT Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + OT, pension
Reference: BBBH11376_1511544128
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 24, 2017 17:22

Job Description

Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician - CCGT Power Station

£35,000 - £40,000 + OT + benefits



Astute Technical Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Technician to join the maintenance department of a 350MW CCGT in the Northamptonshire 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 Maintenance Manager 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 an HNC/ONC 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

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary between £35,000 and £40,000, depending on experience
  • Overtime rates
  • Company pension

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to be considered for the role, please send your CV to Steve Utton at or phone on 02392 288 215 for more information.

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.