EC&I Technician
£34k + £2k on call allowance + generous benefits

Location: Sunderland

Description: Experienced and enthusiastic EC&I Technician required by our globally renowned environmental solutions specialist client.

Our client has been established for more than 3 decades and are internationally renowned market leaders in the environmental solutions sector to an array of clients throughout the world. 

As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic EC&I Technician to complement their professional engineering team. 

Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor and working Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 4pm – the successful candidate will hold CompEx qualifications and 17th / 18th Edition IEE certification and will demonstrate at least 3 years previous experience of working in hazardous areas, along with excellent trouble shooting and installation experience gained within a CoMAH compliant environment. 

Working in accordance with relevant legal, environmental, health and safety regulations as well as company policies and procedures at all times, you will be tasked with completing daily work schedules using CMMS job sheets for routine maintenance, calibration and test of various items of site equipment, and participating in risk assessments to ensure that assessments in place are suitable, up to date and include everyday tasks and routines. 

Responsible for achieving efficient and optimal operation of control equipment and its safe use at all times, you will ensure that electrical maintenance and construction schedules are managed efficiently, incorporating all required routines whilst minimising plant down time, and that suitable precautions are used to ensure all electrical work, process break-ins and isolations are communicated to the permit writer prior to starting work. 

To be considered for this varied and challenging role, you will essentially demonstrate a range of experience gained with various types of single term controllers to software packages and various PLC platforms and will have at least 3 years previous experience in the installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and instrumentation gained within a hazardous environment. 

You will be comfortable in working to the highest standards and within required timescales whilst adhering to permit to work procedures and will on occasion be required to support the engineering department through performing additional tasks as required and will assist in the detailed planning and preparation of plant maintenance for shutdown periods as required. 

Contact the Maintenance Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.