Maintenance Technician (EI)

Argent Energy

  • Full Time

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Maintenance Technician (EI)



Maintenance Team Leader

Main purpose of job

Working as part of a multi-skilled maintenance team responsible for making sure that all maintenance activities are carried out safely, efficiently and to a high standard to ensure we deliver a reliable production unit which maximises its output. Ensure both preventative and corrective maintenance is carried out in a timely manner and complies with both Argent policies / standards and external standards e.g. EA, HSE and EAWR. Perform all requested engineering duties to include modifications and re-engineering of plant as required. Carry out the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all plant equipment.

Key responsibilities

  • Inspect & Execute planned/preventative maintenance on Electrical and Instrumentation hardware across the production units.
  • Actively monitor the CMMS (Idhammer) to ensure reactive and schedule jobs are completed and closed out.
  • Support the planning of EI scopes for capex projects/improvements and shutdowns.
  • Prepare isolations & RAMS in accordance with the site Permit to Work system.
  • Ensure the process control systems are maintained and work with the system specialist to minimise downtime and carry out improvements.
  • Undertake a suitable competence assessment such as CompEX certification to work and carryout maintenance on equipment in hazardous areas.
  • Support out of hours breakdowns critical to business. If required support the wider UK businesses.
  • Participate in the EI Call-in Rota.
  • Relieve the team leader when necessary.
  • Support the critical spares process ensuring the correct procedures are followed when removing items from the stores.
  • Monitor and maintain good housekeeping within the stores/ workshop/ container areas and across all site.
  • Support and ensure the ‘Management of Change’ process is strictly adhered to for any relevant plant modifications.
  • Support the team leader in ensuring fixed wiring registers are kept up to date and we have no overdues.
  • When required work with/supervise business partners to ensure they comply with site standards.
  • Work through OEM manuals to assist the team leader with maintenance procedures over specific equipment
  • Ensure compliance to the company specific Electrical Safety Rules.
  • Ensure compliance with electrical testing under the Electrical Regulations at Work 1989.
  • Carry out electrical Isolations & switching of electrical equipment on LV/HV equipment.

The successful candidate

  • Industry recognised Apprenticeship in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering.
  • CEP trained, working towards AEP.
  • COMPEX trained Ex 1-4 (Gas & Vapours).
  • Post apprenticeship experience working as an Electrical/Instrumentation Technician within the Chemical/Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Experience of maintaining and installing ATEX systems.
  • Competent on LV equipment – isolations/de-Isolations & fault finding.
  • Work towards or competent in HV switchgear isolations/de-isolations & fault findings
  • Competent at interpreting electrical diagrams/schematics
  • Knowledge of the Electricity at Work Regs 1989
  • Knowledge of process control instrumentation, temp, pressure, flow, level, weight etc.
  • Knowledge of Plant control systems, PLC’s, SCADA, HMI’s, relay logic.
  • MEWP licensed preferred but not essential.