EC&I Technician - Power Station

EC&I Technician - Power Station

Job Title: EC&I Technician - Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £36000 - £36720.00 per annum + pension, OT
Reference: BBBH11412_1557488521
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 12:42

Job Description

E,C&I Technician - Energy from Waste Power Station

North Yorkshire

Salary up to £36,720 + call out + OT


We are recruiting for an Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Technician to join the maintenance department of a recently commissioned energy from waste power station in North Yorkshire The EC&I Technician will be responsible for pre-planned and reactive maintenance work on all electrical and C&I related equipment to ensure plant downtime is kept to a minimum. This is a great opportunity to join a new facility in the early stages of its life cycle.

The Job

Reporting in to the Maintenance Manager, your responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Assisting the Maintenance Manager with the planning and execution of EC&I related maintenance activities
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all EC&I assets to maximise plant availability including fans, pumps, motors, automation systems, PLCs, switchgear and HV/LV plant
  • Supervise and manage on site contractors.
  • Ensuring all maintenance reports and logs are kept up to date via the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)
  • Liaise with operations staff and other maintenance technicians as required
  • Following all safe systems of work including carrying out risk assessments and issuing permits.

The Candidate...

To be considered for this role it's important you meet certain criteria which includes:

  • A relevant technical qualification at HNC / ONC level or equivalent in electrical / control engineering or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of post-apprenticeship experience in EC&I maintenance in a heavy process environment such as power generation, chemical plant, paper mill, manufacturing, refinery etc.
  • Experience with installation, commissioning and maintaining control systems (DCS/SCADA/PLC) and Instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow, level) as well as motors, drives, pumps and switchgear
  • A good understanding of health and safety processes and procedures associated with a large power plant / process facility

What is in it for you...

This successful candidate will receive:

  • A competitive salary up to £36,720
  • 24 days holiday + 8 BHs
  • A site bonus opportunity
  • Overtime
  • A contributory pension

This is a day role, Monday to Friday. However, you will need a flexible approach to working routines as you may have to work outside of these hours during outage periods etc.

How do I apply?

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

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