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C&I Engineer - Energy from Waste

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Kidderminster, West Midlands
Closing date
Jun 29, 2022

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
C&I Engineer - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary + Benefits

We are currently recruiting for a Controls & Instrumentation Engineer to join the maintenance department of this newly built EFW (Energy from Waste) facility. The C&I Engineer will play an integral part in ensuring the facilities instrumentation and control systems are maintained and in working order to ensure maximum availability.

The plant will combust municipal waste at rate of 200,000 tonnes per year and produce in excess of 16 MW to export to the grid, enough to power over 20,000 homes. In total the power station will create 41 permanent roles covering operational, maintenance and administrative disciplines.

What will I be doing?
Typical duties of a C&I Engineer will include:
  • Scheduling, planning and optimising all controls & instrumentation maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Leading and managing a team of C&I Technicians to ensure the plant is maintained to the highest standard to ensure maximum plant availability
  • Planning outages & project work.
  • Managing strategic spares.
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Assisting in the setting up and development of the sites Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Supervising and directing contractors.
  • Working closely with the operations department to assess and review plant performance shortfalls and how these can be rectified

What experience does role require?
In order to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, it's important you meet certain criteria including:
  • A recognised engineering qualification at HNC level (or equivalent)
  • Extensive knowledge of controls and instrumentation systems, including DCS, SCADA, and PLC's and instruments (pressure, temperature, flow, ETC)
  • Practical knowledge of process plant and equipment gained in a heavy engineering environment such as Power Generation, Petrochemical or Oil & Gas etc.
  • Involvement in plant mobilisation and commissioning is desirable but not essential.

What's in it for me?
Successful candidates will receive:
  • A highly competitive basic salary
  • Benefits Package
  • A chance to join one of the UK's newest Energy from Waste facilities.

How do I apply?
To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 284 and ask to speak with Kyle Shinn who can tell you more.

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. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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