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ICA Technician

Location: Oxfordshire Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Sector: Power & Utilities Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

ICA Technician
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

About the ICA Technician Role:

We have an urgent requirement for an ICA (instrumentation, control and automation) Technician to work in Oxford working along side mechanical, electrical and systems technicians.
There will be opportunity to earn more money by working standby as well, this will be available for you once in every 6 weeks.

Key Duties for the ICA Technician:

  • Carrying out installation, modifying and commissioning of new plant equipment
  • Carrying out instrumentation, control and automation maintenance on a variety of waste assets. This will include works like planned, preventative and reactive maintenance.
  • Diagnosis and repair work on systems and plants
  • Identification and reporting follow on work or areas for enhancement
  • Delivering cost effective improvements to assets and systems
  • Working alongside and liaising with contractors and suppliers
  • Carrying out investigation into plant failures and the implementation of subsequent repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Conduct risk assessments and create appropriate method statements when required to safely carry out maintenance activities.
  • Participate in a stand-by rota following the relevant training.

ICA Technician Must Haves:

  • Understanding of operational plant and control systems is essential.
  • An understanding of Wonderware and ClearSCADA is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience working with relay logic and PLCs (Alan Bradley) which will include management and programming.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to read and fault find from circuit diagrams as well as have previous experience of inverter drives.
  • Examples of some instrumentation you could be working on are flow meters, pressure levels, ultrasonics, and telemetry.
  • We are looking for someone with experience in the calibration and maintenance of front-line instrumentation.
  • Ideally, you will be qualified to HNC level or otherwise will have City and Guilds Part 2 or NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an electrical subject.
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment processes is desirable.
  • Due to the nature of the role, a valid driving licence is essential and as the post will work across several sites in your assigned region.

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