EC & I Technician

Energy from Waste



Our Client is seeking a Senior EC & I Technician to work at a Energy from Waste Plant in Buckinghamshire.

The successful candidate will be responsible for technical support to the operations team, solving electrical, control and instrumentation related issues.

You should be qualified to a ONC/HNC in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering or equivalent or have a Recognised EC&I Apprenticeship.

As an EC & I Technician you should also have experience of –

  • Electrical Installation systems – power, control, cable specification, sizing, including data cables, instrument cables, along with associated cable segregation and screening requirements
  • Instrumentation systems for process industry
  • Engineering design for Hazardous areas
  • Preparation of work scope packages for installation and commissioning
  • Control panels design, including PLC systems, and associated power distribution
  • Motor Control Centres
  • Commissioning
  • Understanding of computer based maintenance management systems.
  • Explicit time management, with the ability to prioritise work against deadlines
  • Be able to articulate accurate and timely responses and be able to request clarifications and explanations where necessary
  • Practical and proven understanding of the importance of health and safety associated with electrical engineering through construction, operation, inspection and maintenance
  • Knowledge of the CDM Regulations
  • Ability to generate risk assessments and method statements as required for the process equipment
  • Broad knowledge of C&I equipment and its functional application
  • Conversant with High Voltage (HV) Testing and Earthing requirements
  • Knowledge of Profibus, Ethernet switching and Optical Fibre networking
  • Experience with Energy from Waste and/or Power Generation Operations and Maintenance


  • Ensure maintenance team compliance with appropriate Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental standards, policies and procedures.
  • Assist in delivering the Maintenance Teams KPI’s.
  • Implementation and testing of software modules and systems
  • Develop and implement engineering procedures, instructions, method statements and guidance documents
  • Implementation and testing of SCADA systems
  • To assist with scheduled and unscheduled outage activities as required, to ensure all aspects of EC&I work are completed to program, in a safe and efficient manner
  • Assist in delivering the Maintenance Teams KPI’s.
  • Permit issuing and Isolations.
  • Complete accurate maintenance reporting within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Assist in identifying the failure modes for all apparatus

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Tom Mlinar on 01489 774010 or send a copy of your cv