Control and Instrumentation Technician

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Control & Instrumentation Technician – Energy Recovery Facility (ERF), Avonmouth
Salary – Competitive

At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy. We're undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

Fast growing and investing over £1.2bn in the development of a network of state of the art Energy Recovery Facilities across the UK, we're already established as the second largest operator in the UK and looking to become the largest. The ERFs reduce the reliance on landfill or exporting waste for treatment whilst being key to our revenue generation. 

Our Avonmouth ERF is currently undergoing construction and will require an aspiring engineering professional who will play an important role by contributing to the efficient planning and execution of maintenance activities associated with the ERF, including the workshops management.

As Control & Instrumentation Technician you will support the optimal long-term availability of the plant, to preserve the value of the assets, ensuring financial targets are met within the C&I department and a ‘no-compromise' approach to health and safety is embraced.

Reporting to the C&I Engineer, and in co-operation with your Electrical and Mechanical colleagues, the Control & Instrumentation Technician will be play a part in creating the systems, applying Viridor processes and preparing the site to commence commissioning. You will embody your no compromise standards of safety, quality and performance to support the delivery of a world class facility.

Our ideal Control & Instrumentation Technician will have:

 *Knowledge of diagnostic repair methods of control and instrumentation equipment *Experience of health, safety and environment legislation preferably relevant to process or power industry *Possess appropriate Engineering qualifications such as City & Guilds / NVQ (or equivalent) including a recognised apprenticeship *Experience of working within Permit To Work and Safe System of Work environments *Experience of working with Preventative Maintenance Systems and Computerised Maintenance Management Systems. *Exposure to an energy from waste (EfW) facility or power stations would be advantageous and preferred *Good communication and report writing skills *Strong team playing skills ideally gleaned from working in a new operating team / start-up scenario, with an ability to work towards shared goals *Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently

At Viridor, we offer a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits including our pension scheme, healthcare, free eye test and safety eye wear where required alongside a selection of flexible benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business to join, develop and drive forward this state of the art brand new facility and help Viridor become the market leader.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team, click apply for the role of Control & Instrumentation Technician!

The successful candidate should be available to start in role by March 2019.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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