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Control and Instrument Technician

Control and Instrument Technician

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Nash
  • Salary : Salary on application
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 24916
  • Salary: Salary on application
Astutes Power Team are working with the Operator of a CCGT plant in South Wales and are currently recruiting for a Control & Instrument Technician. This plant is able to produce 800MW of Power in a Combined Cycle configuration.

The Control & Instrument Technician position is a vital role within the Maintenance department responsible for the short & long term maintenance on all control system, measuring & instrumentation assets which are essentially the central nervous system of the plant.

If you would like to discuss this role & the package available, please apply / contract Astute.

Responsibilities and duties:
As the Control & Instrument Technician you will be:

  • 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, HV plant, 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
Professional qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant technical qualification such as an HNC/ONC in electrical or C&I engineering
  • Ideally an IOSH or NEBOSH or Health & Safety Qualification
  • Trained in a recognised apprenticeship scheme
Personal skills
The Control & Instrument Technician role would suit someone who has:

  • 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
  • Ability to confidently carry out loop checks and ladder logic
  • Competent in reading & interrogating P&ID’s
  • Competent with Permit to Work systems
Salary and benefits of the Control & Instrument Technician role

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Pension
  • Days position
  • Opportunity to work on a large, efficient, thermal power station
  • Further benefits available

To apply for this Control and Instrument Technician opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393919495 to speak to Lilly Emeney who can tell you more. You can also connect with Lilly on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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