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EC and I Technician – Brand new EfW Power Station

EC and I Technician - Brand new EfW Power Station

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Fife
  • Salary : £47,500 per year
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 24437
  • Salary: £47,500 per year
About the role:
Astute’s Power Team is partnered with a global company, who specialise with the Energy from Waste industry, to recruit for 2 Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation (EC&I) Technicians to join their new-build Energy from Waste Power Station in Fife, Scotland. This opportunity will be working through the commissioning period into full operations, so it will be a fantastic opportunity to familiarise yourself with the plant with extensive training going into full operations. The EfW will process 240,000 tonnes of waste per annum, exporting 21.5MW of electricity to the grid.

The vital EC&I Technician role comes with a salary of £45,000 + £2,500 call out allowance + Bonus + Private Medical + Pension + Benefits.  

If you’re an experienced Electrical or C&I Technician and are looking to work for a leading organisation who invests in training and professional development of their employees, then upload your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Senior EC&I Technician you will be responsible for:


  • Carrying out fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and unplanned maintenance activities on all EC&I assets to maximise plant availability including pressure, level, temperature and flow sensors and control systems (DCS, PLCs) and electrical equipment.
  • Assisting during major maintenance periods, shutdowns, outages etc. when required to ensure maximum plant availability and efficiency.
  • Working alongside other technicians in the maintenance team in diagnosing faults and assisting/suggesting equipment upgrades
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance records using the site CMMS
  • Supervising and directing on site contractors when required
  • Working within the company health, safety and environmental processes and procedures at all times.

Please note, it will be encouraged for those who either Electrically or C&I biased to apply as training and development can be provided.

Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally have an NVQ Level 3 qualification in a relevant engineering discipline such as Electrical & Engineering, Measurement and Control, etc.
  • A health and safety qualification such as an IOSH will be highly advantageous
Experience and personal skills:
The EC&I Technician role would suit someone who has:

  • Hands-on maintenance experience gained in a heavy process environment such as Power Generation (EfW, CHP, Biomass, CCGT, Coal, etc)
  • Experience working with motors, variable speed drives, switchgears, PLC systems, etc.
  • Experience with CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems)
  • This role will be suitable for Royal/Merchant Navy Marine Engineers who are considering a move into the Power Generation sector
  • Experience working with HV equipment will be highly advantageous
Salary and benefits of the EC&ITechnician role:

  • A salary of £45,000
  • A call out allowance of £2,500
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonus
  • Other benefits
  • An opportunity to join a brand-new plant from commissioning phase into full operations.


To apply for this EC and I Technician - Brand new EfW Power Station opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02392288282 to speak to Arjun Patel who can tell you more. You can also connect with Arjun on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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