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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joshua Hallett

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Yolk Recruitment is currently seeking an experienced Electrical &Instrumentation Technician to join our client, a global supplier and an industry leader in there market. They are going through growth and are looking to acquire a new Electrical & Instrumentation engineer to work on a day's basis (8-16.00) and you will be on call for 1 in 5 weeks.

As an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, you will be responsible for providing area-based electrical and automation expertise, ensuring that maintenance/reliability programs and project upgrades are carried out efficiently to standard and within budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the area of responsibility operates at a high level of availability through effective planned preventative and remedial maintenance.
  • Attend morning meetings, lead and co-ordinate investigations, identify root cause and implement solutions to any problems occurring within the area of responsibility.
  • Investigate and rectify plant problems of an electrical, electronic, or software related nature.
  • Devise and develop robust planned maintenance and inspection schedules and ensure that they are implemented to meet statutory, quality and engineering requirements.
  • Ensure that software is backed up and plant electrical documentation is available and kept up to date.
  • Responsible for compliance regarding thorough/conscientious reporting of plant breakdowns and history to demonstrate that statutory obligations are being fulfilled.
  • Develop, prepare, and submit plant improvement proposals and maintenance schedules, with responsibility for justification, and full implementation, in order to meet the programme of the production units within agreed costs and timescales.
  • Organise and control contractors providing both on and off-site maintenance and services, refurbishment, and modifications.
  • Actively participate and be a key contributing member within an area-based operational team striving to improve operational performance.
  • Perform the role of standby technician following a weekend rota-working pattern (in line with call out).


  • Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent HND or HNC
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar continuous process environment
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical, process control and systems engineering with a comprehensive understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems together with a good understanding of mechanical engineering principals.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of low and medium voltage systems, AC/DC motor drives, PLC programming languages along with knowledge of SCADA/MMI systems.
  • Good working knowledge of Siemens PLC's and WinCC
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to assimilate, organise and analyse pertinent information for logic-based problem solving.
  • Strong drive, motivation, and commitment with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and orally, communicating honestly, clearly, and directly, making effective use of communication technology
  • Computer literate with practical experience of CMMS systems
  • Project management skills
  • A team worker with a flexible approach to work

If you're interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply with your most up-to-date CV. If you are a proactive and self-motivated individual with a passion for delivering first-class maintenance and support, then we want to hear from you.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click the apply button or contact Yolk Recruitment directly and speak to Joshua Hallett. We look forward to hearing from you.

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