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Controls and Instrumentation Engineer

Controls and Instrumentation Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • UK
  • 42000 £ / Year

Hernshead Recruitment

About this position

Join the UK’s leading renewable energy generator of low carbon power from captured landfill and mineral methane. The company we are working with generates most of its electricity by capturing thousands of tonnes of methane from landfill sites and uses that resource to generate low carbon electricity.
They are making significant progress in diversifying our portfolio of flexible and renewable generation sites with solar and battery storage operations and we are committed to the delivery of a low carbon future and supporting the UK’s journey to net zero.

Job Responsibilities

Conducting fault diagnosis, repairs, planned and reactive maintenance activities on a range of operational C&I Assets to ensure the safe and efficient operation of our sites.
This includes a range of Instrumentation, (Flow, Pressure, Level and Temperature Sensors), along with Gas Analysers, PLC Systems, HMI’s & Telemetry Systems.
Support the servicing of our Fire & Gas Detection and Safety Systems.
Undertake preventative, predictive, and emergency maintenance works to meet plant reliability and performance targets.
Supporting the roll out of DSEAR remedial works / periodic inspections.
Liaison with Electrical, C&I, Gas Field, or Engine Technicians from other operational teams, working to assist each other in resolving issues and sharing information.
Supervising and directing Approved Contractors on site who may be attending for the install, repair, or maintenance of Electrical, Control, Instrumentation or Automation Systems.
Producing reports and data input into Maximo and other IT based systems.
Taking responsibility of your own PPE, Vehicle, plus other Tools, and equipment issued, along with supporting maintaining the Regional C&I Workshop.
Ensuring all works are carried out in line with our Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Experience Required

Controls, Instrumentation & Automation.
LV Electrical Control Panels and safe electrical isolation procedures.
Electrical Schematics & Process & Instrumentation Diagrams.
Maintenance & Calibration of a range of Instrumentation.
Fault finding on LV Control Circuits and Instrument Loops.
Fault finding and diagnostic skills with an understanding of PID Controls.
Ability to produce written maintenance and daily work reports.
PLC programming, including Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi, Schneider, or Siemens.
Experience of interrogating, fault finding and maintenance of HMI, SCADA, PLC & Telemetry Systems.
Communication Networks, Converters & Protocols, including Ethernet, CAN-Bus, Profibus, RS232/485 Serial, Fiber Optics.
A recognised Electrical Technician Apprenticeship, or a City & Guilds, ONC, BTEC / NVQ recognised qualification, in Electrical, or Controls / Instrumentation Engineering.
IET 18th Edition Wiring Reg’s, City & Guilds 2382.
Electrical generation, water utilities, heavy process, or manufacturing experience.
CompEx Foundation, or CompEx 01 to 04.
Knowledge of Emergency Shutdown / Safety Systems, Machinery or Process related.
Knowledge of IT Networks & PC based systems.
Full UK Driving License.

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