Lead EC&I Technician - Power Generation

Lead EC&I Technician - Power Generation

Job Title: Lead EC&I Technician - Power Generation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glenrothes, Fife
Salary: £40000 - £46000.00 per annum + pension, OT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11270_1513941078
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2017 11:11

Job Description

Lead EC&I Technician - Power Generation

Glenrothes, Scotland

Salary up to £46,000 + excellent benefits


We are currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Technician to join the maintenance department of a bio energy power generation plant near Glenrothes in Scotland. The plant generates around 7MW of power, enough to power roughly 10,000 homes. As the Lead EC&I Technician you will be responsible for supporting plant operations by performing planned and reactive maintenance on all EC&I assets across the plant to minimise plant downtime and maximise availability.

The Job

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

  • Organising and 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.
  • Ensuring maintenance plans and targets are achieved efficiently and ensuring all health, safety and environmental procedures and legislations are adhered to.
  • Support in the supervision of the contractors on site and conduct plant and area safety inspections when required.
  • Making sure all reports and logs are kept up to date via the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)
  • Following all safe systems of work including carrying out risk assessments and issuing permits.
  • Suggest plant improvements / modifications in order improve the overall operation of the facility

The Candidate

  • A relevant technical qualification at ONC / HNC / HND level or equivalent in electrical / C&I engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience in EC&I maintenance in a heavy process industry such as power generation, chemical plant, paper mill, manufacturing, refinery etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of control systems and Instrumentation (pressure, temperature, flow, level)
  • Ideally experience with one of the following PLC software platforms - Logix500, Step 7, TIA Portal
  • Ideally experience with one of the following SCADA applications - FactoryTalk View, WinCC, Intouch
  • HV electrical experience is desirable but not essential.

Salary and benefits

  • A salary between £40,000 - £46,000
  • A company pension
  • Call out payments
  • Overtime / TOIL
  • A chance to join the growing power generation sector

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV and a brief cover note to the email below or please call the office and ask to speak to Steve Utton

Office Number: 02392 288 215

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.