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Controls and Instrumentation Engineer - Renewable Energy

Astute People
Girvan, South Ayrshire
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Astute's Renewables team is partnering with a renewable energy provider with a commitment to professional development and sustainability to recruit a Controls and Instrumentation Engineer to cover their anaerobic digestion assets in Scotland.

The Controls and Instrumentation Engineer comes with a competitive salary, private healthcare, life insurance and company pension.

If you're an experienced Controls and Instrumentation Engineer and are looking to work for an organisation that is established within the renewable energy sector, then submit your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the Engineering Projects Leader you will:

* Validation of new process plant & equipment in process
* Review and improvement of site control system and networks
* Technical troubleshooting of site programming/comms issues, including out of hours support when required
* Integration of all operating procedures/risk assessments into new process operational sites
* Training of new and existing operational staff on new and existing sites with assessment of competence
* Process optimisation of plant parameters during verification and ongoing operations
* Analyse and assess operational activities in order to identify areas for improvement across the site and within the wider business
* Monitor process plant during commissioning/validation and take appropriate action to maintain safe production and undertake technical analysis as required
* Work as part of validation team on shift at new plants during initial startup phase, supporting operator training and competence assessment
* Other duties as required

Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

* Degree level qualification in Engineering/ Controls & Systems based discipline

Personal skills

The Control and Instrumentation Engineer role would suit someone who has:

* A working knowledge of safe working practices and procedures
* Competence in electrical engineering / instrumentation and systems software
* Experience in delivering process improvement projects
* Experience in plant operations

Salary and benefits of the Control and Instrumentation Engineer role

* Competitive salary
* Private healthcare
* Life insurance
* Company pension
* An inclusive and progressive company culture

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. 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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