Location: OXFORD
Salary: £ 35,000 per Annum
Reference : 19494

The primary role for the Technician is to ensure all equipment associated with the sewage treatment works are running safely and efficiently.

The role comes with a competitive salary, van, tools, PPE as well as a generous benefits package (which includes 26 days' holiday plus bank holidays and an excellent pension scheme which allows up-to 18% of employee / employer contributions.)

Key responsibilities:

  • Inspect, maintain, test or repair SCADA and associated PLCs, instrumentation, control and automation equipment.
  • Follow robust maintenance plans as well as getting involved in minor installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs.
  • Install, modify and commission new plant equipment to relevant standards and to diagnose and repair faults on systems and plants.
  • Identify and report follow on work or areas for improvement and deliver cost effective development to assets and systems.
  • Carry out instrumentation, control and automation maintenance on a variety of wastewater assets including planned maintenance and defect maintenance.
  • Liaise with and supervise contractors and suppliers where necessary.
  • Investigation into plant failures and the implementation of repairs quickly and efficiently to avoid interruptions to the process.
  • Conduct risk assessments and create appropriate method statements.
  • Provide specialist technical advice with up to date technical knowledge.
  • Provide training support for technical trainees and support project development.

Essential requirements:

  • Qualified to HNC level in an electrical discipline.
  • A good practical understanding of operational plant and control systems is essential.
  • Have an understanding of Wonderware, ClearSCADA, relay logic and PLCs which will include management and programming.
  • Ability to read and fault find from circuit diagrams as well as previous experience of inverter drives.
  • Physical fitness with the ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Have a full driving licence as it will be necessary to travel between sites.
  • Flexibility to work on an out of hours' rota when necessary.