ICA Technician

Yorkshire Water
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary up to £33,392 dependent on experience + pension, quarterly performance related bonus, 25 days annual leave, stand-by payment and associated overtime. Company van.

Are you an ICA technician (or a qualified Electrician with experience of control systems and would like to become an ICA technician), dealing with instrumentation, control and automation? If you have some of the skills we are looking for we would like to hear from you, we are willing help the right person develop and have a defined progression route recognising individual development'

As an ICA Technician, you will be required to work unsupervised in remote geographic locations and be accountable for the completion of planned and reactive ICA tasks within agreed time-scales, quality and cost parameters. Candidates will be expected to manage and prioritise your own workload effectively and to build and maintain relationships with operational customers, colleagues, suppliers and contract partners. Adhering to the Health and Safety policy and standards actively identifying hazards, providing mitigation and reporting onto the company hazard database to ensure the cause of the hazard is removed.

You will be required to supervise approved Contract Partners, providing risk assessments and method statements where permit to work is required for a given task. You will also be required to use a Toughbook to capture all work activity and job status in line with work flow processes. Assist in the development and training of apprentices as well as less experienced members of the team, identifying ways to improve the value and service delivered by the Maintenance Function. Installation & commission new plant and equipment to relevant standards is essential. Diagnosing and repairing faults on systems and plant.

You will pro-actively identify and report follow on work or areas for enhancement. You will conduct your own risk assessments and create appropriate method statements when required to safely carry out maintenance activities.

As part of this role, you will be required to participate in a stand-by rota, covering your base and any other areas when required. This will typically be 1 week in 7.

It is an essential requirement that you hold a recognised Electrical Craft/Technician Apprenticeship and either a City & Guilds/ ONC/ BTEC/ NVQ/ HNC/ HND or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Eng Tech.

It is desirable that you hold some of the following qualifications:

IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations City and Guilds 2382

CompEx 1 - 4

HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Safety Systems Practitioner (TUV) training course for the higher-level craft

Mitsubishi PLC / HMI programming

AB SLC500 PLC programming training

You will be required to visit sites across the Yorkshire Region therefore a full valid and clean EU driving licence is essential.

It is a mandatory requirement that you can demonstrate experience and knowledge in:

Safe isolation to the current IET regulations

As a time served industrial electrician

Fault finding on control circuits up to the PLC

Maintaining pressure, level & flow monitoring systems

IT literate eg MS office

Ability to produce maintenance reports

It is desirable that you can demonstrate experience and knowledge in:

Ability to program PLC, including Allen Bradley & Mitsubishi equipment

Experience fault finding and maintaining telemetered systems

Experience fault finding and maintaining SCADA / HMI / PLC / PROFIBUS / Ethernet

Certified Installer

Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of analytical instrumentation

Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of flow monitoring equipment

Fault finding on control circuits

Experience of fault finding and repair of Safety instrumented Loops

Experience of fault finding with industrial motors and starters

Experience fault finding with industrial 3 phase systems

Experience working with rotating equipment

Experience of pneumatics

Safety systems training such as TUV Practitioner

Experience fault finding and maintaining PLC / HMI systems

Work within ATEX standards

Experience of maintaining, and fault finding on PROFIBUS

Experience of maintaining, and fault finding on communication networks

Experience of maintaining UPS systems

Fault finding experience of soft start or variable speed drives

Fault finding experience of actuated valves

Ideally, you will have previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors. Experience within an ICA environment or site based fault diagnosis and repair on complex processes and control equipment. It is also desirable that you have experience of fault finding and repair of point to point communications via private wire, setting up, faulting finding and repairs of point to point radio networks. It is also desirable that you have worked with the following: Experience of Profibus installations Fault finding and minor modifications on PLC's (Allen Bradley / Mitsubishi) Experience of SCADA (IFIX) systems Working knowledge of a wide range of analytical Instrumentation e.g. Chlorine, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, Colour, Nitrate, Sludge Density Experience of Pressure, level and Flow Instrumentation, Confined Space working Work within ATEX standards

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application form and submit your CV.

Online Application form

Online Test

Electrical Safety & Fault Diagnosis Test

Multi choice Written Assessment

A Competency based Interview

Closing Date for Applications: 16th January 2018

Assessment Centres will take place in the last 2 weeks of January

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