EC&I Technician

Recruiter
The Oil and Pipelines Agency
Location
Gillingham
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
2124461644
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EC&I Technician (Location: Gosport) The role: Due to continued investment, a new and exciting opportunity has arisen at the OPA, as we seek to appoint an additional EC&I Technician, who will be responsible for their own quality of maintenance, service and repair of plant. Based at Gosport OFD (Oil Fuel Depot) you will be responsible for all reactive and preventative maintenance across a variety of critical equipment, including LV electrical distribution systems, motors, drives, switch gear, fire alarms, control systems and instrumentation, in respect of EC&I Engineering activities within the Oil Fuel Depots. Ensuring that all aspects of work are executed on time and in full compliance with company standards and UK and European legislation. The role entails the individual to provide engineering support in areas of instrumentation, control, functional safety, electrical, and provide first line maintenance of the BPCS and associated equipment. Travel with overnight stays to other sites may be required, therefore a full (preferably clean) driving licence is essential for this role. You will also need to be willing to undertake overtime at short notice during the week and weekends. Responsibilities: The key responsibilities include; Providing Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Maintenance activities and technical support for day to day operations across the Oil Fuel Depots, Troubleshoot assigned Electrical Control and Instrumentation problems, resolving and documenting any issues, Complete routine and quality inspections of Instrumented systems across the OPA, ensuring compliance to the relevant standards, Understanding of current legislation and statutory requirements, including DSEAR, EAWR & HASAWA, BSEN61508/11, IEC13849 and BS 62061 and work to ensure full compliance, Complete all assigned tasks, safely, to the required quality and timeframes (Including investigation/troubleshooting, planned repair scopes, preventative and predictive maintenance, and equipment installation) in accordance with HASAWA requirements, Carry out planned maintenance activities and defect rectification efficiently. The candidate: The successful candidate will hold a recognised technical qualification with a Minimum NVQ Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Installation) or equivalent/relevant qualification (City & Guilds) or be assessed as competent with relevant experience. Candidates must be an Approved Registered Electrician (JIB Gold Card) with a Level 3 in Inspection, Testing and Certification (City & Guild 2391) as well as having your 18th Edition – BS7671: 2018. It would be preferable if you have valid CompEx Ex01-Ex04. You will have proven industrial experience as an Electrical Technician, preferably with experience in hazardous operations, operated under COMAH regulations with previous exposure to controls and instrumentation. Previous experience of DCS Systems, communication data highways, variable speed drives, instrumentation – pressure, flow, temperature, density, level, control valves etc is essential for this role. Individuals must be medically fit to undergo Breathing Apparatus and Confined Space training and operations, as well as having full colour vision

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