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Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Technician

  • Job reference: 934512
  • Location: Athlone, Westmeath
  • Salary: GBP30000 - GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 15/03/2021

Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Technician

Reporting to: Head of Engineering/Maintenance Supervisor

Overall Role Objective:

The post holder will work within the Engineering department to ensure that all site and plant facilities are maintained in accordance with Electrical, Control and Instrumentation statutory requirements and industry best practice whilst driving improvements across the site. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team he/she will plan carefully, carry out their work safely and document and communicate their works accurately to their supervisor.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and inspection on L.V. electrical systems and electrical machinery including those within ATEX zones.
  • Maintenance, inspection and calibration of various types of process control instrumentation equipment such as transmitters, controllers, analysers, etc.
  • Involvement in projects - includes assisting in areas such as design through to commissioning.
  • Engagement with contractors.
  • Maintenance and development of PLC control systems.
  • Development of maintenance systems on site.
  • Further develop site maintenance and inspection procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements for statutory electrical inspections and ISO standards.
  • Ensure plant and site repairs/maintenance are carried in such a way to ensure continued safe operation.
  • Ensure responsibilities within Process Safety are adhered to.
  • Ensure that their training requirements are up to date and in line with Trackwise metrics for compliance.
  • Adhere to the appropriate use of PPE on site.
  • Keep their supervisor informed on a regular basis of progress and any circumstances that alter agreed timescales.
  • Other duties as may be deemed appropriate by their manager and that fall within the general remit of the post.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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