EC&I Technician - Power Generation

EC&I Technician - Power Generation

Job Title: EC&I Technician - Power Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £38000 - £38700 per annum + OT, pension
Reference: BBBH11930_1524839894
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2018 15:38

Job Description

E,C&I Technician - EFW Power Station

£38,700 + benefits



We are recruiting an Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Technician to join the Maintenance Department of an Energy from Waste power station in Sheffield. This position will be working for one of the UK's leading waste management companies and arguably the leading Energy from Waste specialist too.

What you will be doing…

Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for pre-planned and reactive maintenance duties on all electrical, controls and instrumentation assets across the plant. Typical duties will include:

  • 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

This role involves working a 3-shift rota including earlies, days and lates. Some weekend work will also be required.

What you will need…

  • A recognised electrical/C&I engineering apprenticeship ideally gained in a heavy process industry
  • An HNC/ONC/NVQ 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, steel works, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill.

What's in it for you…

  • A salary up to £38,700
  • A company pension
  • Call out payments
  • Overtime at 1.5x
  • A chance to join the growing EFW sector

How to apply...

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 215 to speak to Steve.

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