Instrument Technician - Biomass Power Station

Instrument Technician - Biomass Power Station

Job Title: Instrument Technician - Biomass Power Station
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £35000 - £37000.00 per annum + OT, Bonus & Benefits
Reference: BBBH12599_1539784205
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2018 14:50

Job Description

Instrument Technician - Energy from
South Yorkshire
Salary up to £37,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Astute are recruiting an Instrument Technician to join a newly built, 41MW, Biomass Power Station located in South Yorkshire. Fuelled using waste wood, the plant produces enough power for 78,000 and saving 150,000 tons of CO2 on an annual basis.

The site is currently in operation, going through the final stages of commissioning with an expected handover in Q4 2018. As the Instrument Technician you'll be responsible for preventative and reactive maintenance across a variety of plant which does include Electrical equipment and Control System maintenance.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the DCS Engineer, as an Instrument Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Pre-planned and reactive maintenance duties on all electrical, controls and instrumentation assets across the power station
  • Fault finding/maintaining electrical systems, instrumentation (pressure, temperature, level & flow) and control systems
  • Calibrating instrumentation
  • Programming the sites DCS and other PLC systems
  • Conducting continuous improvement activities, plant modifications and design work
  • Supervising 3rd party contractors

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally an HND/HNC/ONC in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline
  • Have significant experience working with PLC's, Control Systems, DCS, SCADA and Instrumentation
  • At least 3 years' experience on a power station or other heavy process plants such as petrochemical, refinery or pharmaceutical in EC&I maintenance
  • Instrumentation Bias

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

  • Competitive salary up to £37,000
  • A performance related bonus
  • Overtime
  • Pension scheme

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 2876 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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.