Instrumentation Technician - (Network Technician)

Selby, UK
16 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Instrumentation Technician - (Network Technician)

Location - 2 x Yorkshire (With travel across the network)

(Can be based from Leeds, York, Hull, Elland, Bradford or Pontefract depots)

Salary depending upon competence level: - £31,830 to £46,125 + Overtime + Incentives + Van

(Development available for entry level instrumentation professionals)

NGN is a proud member of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcomes applications from ex-serving personnel and those on re-settlement.

Here at Northern Gas Network we really value our people, we believe that happy staff are productive staff. Our depots have a great community feel, our teams are always warm, friendly and welcoming. These are just some of the reasons that we feel our Network Technician (Instrumentation) roles are such fantastic opportunities.

Not only will you be working for a great company and receiving a good salary, but you'll be joining an experienced team of professionals, a team that work closely, collaboratively, enjoy a great environment and support one another. The role of Network Technician is an essential one as you will be the first point of call for emergencies / maintenance and upgrades across the network. Your role really does make a difference to our customers and the public, as you will be responsible for ensuring emergencies and works are managed in a speedily and safe manner. Operating in the industry that we do, safety is paramount and you will make this your first priority as you quickly assess the situation and make the right decisions.

You will need to hold your HNC Instrumentation or equivalent certificate, be comfortable lone working and hold a full UK driving licence. Please remember these are partly response roles and as such will require you to work unsocial hours and weekends. Keeping this in mind, please be aware and consider the shift patterns, on call and weekend working prior to completing your application.

In today's world of uncertainty in the employment market, we able to offer a long term and rewarding career. One that can see you progressing through the ranks and increasing your earnings along the way. Most of our Senior Managers are long serving employees that started working out on the patches, which is another example why our Technician roles are fantastic.

Characteristics of the role:
  • Lone working out of hours
  • Standby 365 days a year on a rota
  • Fault finding on Electrical systems
  • Knowledge of standby generators
  • Repair and replacement of components, fittings and fixtures
  • Completion of paperwork/systems for results and readings
  • Commissioning of equipment
  • Use of IT in the field for work reporting
  • Potential to train to restricted electrical and or Gas Quality work.

  • Relevant electrical or Instrumentation City & Guilds or NVQ
  • Minimum HNC Level (Instrumentation)
  • Logical thinker, with excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proactive attitude; strong team player, whilst also having the ability to work on their own initiative
  • The candidate should ideally have a number of year's operational or project management experience in a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of codes of practice, engineering instructions and safety requirements
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

  • EUSR Gas passport
  • COMPEX EX 01,02,03,04
  • SCO 1, 2 and 4
  • 5 Years' experience on gas distribution systems
  • EL6 sign off (Authorised Person)
  • TEM 2,4

Salary / Package:
  • £31,830 to £46,125 (With training) + Overtime + On-call + Bonus
  • 41.25 hours per week on a variable work pattern including standby
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus 8 days bank holiday, plus 2 half days (Christmas Eve and New Years Eve)
  • SSP for first 7 calendar days then Occupational sick pay
  • Stakeholder 5/10 pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including salary sacrifice options such as cycle to work, childcare vouchers, gym membership and many more
  • Plus other family friendly policies, maternity/paternity pay, volunteering etc...

Please note that any NGN colleague may apply for this vacancy. However,

It is important to note that from December 2018, we have changed our internal recruitment process. Changes are as follows:

-You must inform your current line manager of your application, prior to applying

-You may only apply to this vacancy, should you have been in your current role for a minimum of 12 months

-It is essential that internal applicants attach a covering letter that outlines their interest in the vacancy, as a minimum requirement.

-It is highly preferable that internal applicants also attach a CV to their application.

Northern Gas Networks reserves the right to close a vacancy early dependent upon applicant numbers.

Best of Luck!

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