EC&I Technician – Kemsley

April 11, 2022 | Recruitment

What we are looking for

We are seeking an EC&I Technician to join our team and play a crucial part of our continued success and sustained growth of enfinium in the UK, and in preserving our environment for future generations whilst providing for today’s energy needs

The EC&I Technician will be part of the onsite maintenance team at our Kemsley facility in Kent, and will be responsible for maintenance, testing, calibration, fault-finding and installation of the plants instrumentation, controls, and electrical /electronic systems to deliver reliable, safe, and efficient operation.

What you will be doing

Working alongside the maintenance and engineering teams the EC&I Technician will be responsible for:

  • Maintain, calibrate, test, install, fault find and repair the site’s instrumentation, control, and electrical equipment.
  • Perform maintenance and fault finding on cranes, motors, HV electrical equipment, pneumatic, hydraulic, and motor operated valves.
  • Perform maintenance and fault finding on backup power equipment, process controls, PLC/DCS, protection systems, water chemistry and emissions monitoring equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on the listed equipment, coordinating and working with other members of the team.
  • Design and install new equipment and/or implement system modifications by understanding and following the requirements of a Management of Change process.
  • Use the sites maintenance management system and IT systems to raise and close work orders, populate logs and maintenance records, send emails, write maintenance procedures, Risk Assessments, and complete training.
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain quotes and raise purchase requests for materials, parts, and spares to be able to carry out maintenance activities.
  • Assist the site EC&I Engineer in management of the calibration records, maintenance reports and the work bank using IT systems.
  • Supervise & co-ordinate external contract suppliers during their routine maintenance and call out visits
  • Follow and implement safe working practices, safe systems of work and help identify any safety hazards and propose solutions.
  • Follows all environmental compliance work practices, identifying any environmental non-compliance problems and assisting in implementing solutions.
  • Respond, within a reasonable time to any emergency callouts and provide shift cover as directed by the EC&I Engineer.
  • Attend meetings as required and assist the EC&I Engineer in planning, preparation, and implementation of plant shutdowns.
  • Assist other team members and work with all departments to support the plant in achieving its performance goals.
  • Performs any ad-hoc operational or housekeeping tasks as assigned by the EC&I Engineer or Maintenance manager.
  • Display a level of flexibility to support the business outside of normal working hours or during busy periods

In addition, there may be opportunity to work on Engineering projects at our other three operating facilities in the UK.

What you will bring

  • NC/ND qualified in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a similar equivalent.
  • Completed a minimum of 3 years’ experience maintaining industrial Instrumentation, controls and electrical equipment gained within power generation, renewable energy, or another similarly related industry.
  • The applicant must have and be able to demonstrate, an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation and Electrical principles.
  • An HNC/HND qualification in Electrical/Electronic engineering or other relevant discipline is preferable but not essential.
  • IOSH Working Safely or comparable qualification would be preferable but not essential.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation, Controls & Electrical equipment.
  • Have an understanding of PLCs and or DCS systems, their architecture, and operating principles.
  • Have a strong ability to interpret technical drawings, diagrams, technical documents, and specifications.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and take the initiative where required.
  • Be aligned with the five core values that we at enfinium pride ourselves on (safety on purpose, one team, pride matters, making a positive impact, take ownership)
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • Enjoy working within a team.

Things to consider

The normal workplace for this role is on site.  Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job.

  • Provide shift rota cover as required to ensure continuous operation of the plant (including weekends and public holidays).
  • May be required to work overtime and attend emergency callouts in order to meet operational demands.
  • The role, at times will require physical exertion so a respectable level of mobility and fitness is required.
  • Respectable levels of hand-eye coordination and dexterity will be required to carry out the role.
  • Will be exposed to working at height on grated flooring and vertical ladders.
  • Likely to be exposed to physical occupational and environmental risks associated with heavy industry.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.

For more information please contact: recruitment@enfinium.co.uk.

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