Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

Hampshire, UK
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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My client, a gas storage facility, is looking an Instrumentation and Electrical Technician to join their team in Alton to maintain and operation of the production and gas plant facilities.

Job Purpose

To undertake activities relating to maintenance and operation of the production and gas plant facilities.

Although reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, they may be required to work under the direction of the Operations Manager and/or the Operations Supervisor/Superintendent depending on the relevance of the task being carried out.

Principal Responsibilities

The specific duties of the Instrumentation & Electrical Technician shall be as delegated by the Maintenance Manager/Supervisor and/or the Operations Supervisor/Superintendent and will include but may not be limited to:

Identifying, scheduling, carrying out and the recording of routine maintenance checks.

Identifying, scheduling, carrying out and the recording of non-routine maintenance repairs.

Carrying out the routine servicing of various types of process control instrumentation equipment such as transmitters, controllers, analysers etc.

Assisting/carrying out vendor specified routine maintenance.

Maintaining of all site services in good working order and applicable to safe working practices.

Where possible and available, responding to 24 hour call outs or giving advice on plant breakdowns outside normal working hours.

Carrying out of general housekeeping to ensure facilities are maintained clean and tidy and free of preventable hazards.

Assist other technicians or operational staff as necessary or advised, and being able to exhibit a general understanding of the process, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation systems and their working.

Carrying out equipment isolations to permit requirements to ensure that equipment is safe to perform maintenance on.

Assisting during the installation and commissioning of new plant facilities.

Working alongside specialist vendor service engineers, to provide assistance as required ensuring equipment servicing proceeds in a timely and efficient manner and to acceptable standards.

Liaising with and supervising contractors, whilst working on company sites, to ensure they fulfil the requirements of the issued permit and perform their work to acceptable standards.

Through training seminars and liaison with equipment suppliers, obtain knowledge of the equipment relating to maintenance requirements and techniques to enhance the efficiency and quality of the in-house servicing performed.

.Qualifications and Experience:

4-5 years maintenance experience on equipment related to the installed instrument and/or electrical equipment.

Possess instrument qualification (apprenticeship or NVQ level 3) with a good working knowledge in electrical.

The ability to work on their own or with others, with the minimum of supervision and to assume overall responsibility for the carrying out of routine and non-routine maintenance tasks.

An understanding of the workings of the oil and gas industry


Must be able to plan and prioritise daily activities to ensure the safety systems and process control systems operate safely and efficiently.

Must be a team player and participate in exchange of knowledge and communicate with all levels of management and commercial third parties.

Diligence and reliability.

Strong problem solving skills.

Able to cope with pressured situations.

Pro-active in achieving results.

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Hours of Work: 7.30-4.30 Monday to Friday. However, the position includes some weekend, evening and bank holiday work.

Package and benefits:

- £36k - £47k basic (dependent on experience)

- 10% non-contributory pension

- OT Potential

- Up to 15% bonus

- Gym allowance

- Death in service (8x salary)

- Long term sick policy

- Lunch provided on site

- Training (my client pride themselves on ensuring employees have the opportunity to grow and develop)

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application
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