Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer

Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer

  • Location

    Canvey Island

  • Sector:

    Oil, Gas, & Petrochemical

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  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and package

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8922

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer


An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer with a background and previous experience of working with automated process systems to join a bulk liquid storage company based in Essex.

The Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer will deliver the engineering aspects of the Company’s maintenance plan and contract service level agreements.

They will support the Engineering Manager with the mechanical and electrical development of the Site and implement systems and procedures to assist in this process.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • · Overseeing planned preventive maintenance and inspections of electrical equipment, instrumentation, and site control systems, 50% office 50% field based
  • · Assessing breakdowns of electrical equipment, instrumentation, and site control systems and determining the plan for repair. This includes liaison with specialist contractors and coordination with site Operations team to plan/permit repairs
  • · Data entry into the Company’s internal system to keep asset records up to date
  • · Attending and participating in risk assessments and Health & Safety meetings
  • · Undertaking Permit-to-Work and house-keeping audits
  • · Liaising with contractors and checking and approve RAMS as required
  • · Providing support to the Engineering Manager
  • · Interfacing with Site Project Teams as required
  • · Spares Management, responsible for spares ordering, usage and stock control
  • · Electrical/Instrument equipment isolations

The Electrical, Controls and Instrument Engineer will have a Higher National Certificate or Diploma (HNC/HND) or equivalent in a Control, Electrical or Instrumentation biased Engineering-based field. They will also have:
  • · Proven experience of working with automated process systems
  • · Experience with some form of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) or Asset Management System
  • · Understanding of Control of Work systems
  • · Understanding of the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
  • · Ability to adapt to different environments
  • · Committed to own Continued Professional Development (CPD) in the industry
  • · Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • · Ability to analyse numerical data
  • · Well organised with good time management skills

European Engineering Material Users Association (EEMUA) 159 qualified would be advantageous and experience in the Petrochemical, Oil or Gas industries is preferable.



Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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