Control & Instrumentation (C&I) Technician
Coryton, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Role

Are you a skilled and dedicated professional looking for a new opportunity in the field of Control and Instrumentation? We’re looking for a talented C&I Technician to join our dynamic team! As a valued member of our team, you will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing control systems and instrumentation equipment. Your expertise will be instrumental in troubleshooting issues, conducting preventative maintenance, and ensuring that our power station and all our systems are operating at peak efficiency.

The Coryton Team

The Coryton team is a group of highly skilled individuals focused on delivering safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy. We manage the operations and maintenance of our Combined Cycle Power Plant, striving for high reliability and continuous improvement through our team mindset, knowledge, skills, and passion. Our goal is to deliver sustainable generation and become a flexible, effective, and reliable CCGT power plant to support a diverse yet connected electricity supply system.

Coryton is a friendly, sociable and exciting environment and when we’re not hard at work, you can expect regular company-funded social events and seasonal gatherings, or time spent raising funds for our chosen charities.

Role Summary

·         Maintain, repair and improve site Control and Instrumentation equipment and systems to provide high reliability and availability for operational requirements

·         Utilise the site Maintenance Management System to prioritise, schedule, plan and record maintenance activities.

·         Produce work-packs and RAMS documents to meet planned and unplanned maintenance activities.

·         Ensure compliance with Company policy, procedures and standards to maintain compliance with Environmental & HSE legislation.

·         Support delivery of priorities to maximize plant availability and reliability whilst carrying out all activities safely

·         Supporting the Loss of load investigations to determine root cause and deliver actions as required

·         Work proactively with the Line Manager to ensure technical and safety competencies are maintained in order to fulfil the role and attend training as required

·         Responsible for planning, co-ordination, execution & supervision of contract support organisations to deliver allocated tasks during outage

·         Participate in meetings to support delivery of the daily activities in line with Operational priorities.

·         Maintain Site System drawings and documents to reflect current plant configuration.

·         Contribute towards delivering site budget requirements and identifying opportunities to improve value

·         Develop and deliver minor C&I projects to improve equipment reliability and availability

·         Provide out of hours call-in response to meet operational requirements.

·         Provide support for out of hours planned maintenance activities to meet the business requirements.

Why you?

As our new C&I Technician you will need to have suitable knowledge and experience of CCGT power plant operations and the maintenance associated with gas/steam turbines, permits for work systems and the ability to read technical drawings. Extensive experience with computer applications and computer aided Maintenance Management applications will be essential for this role, as well as a background in control systems (DCS, SCADA, PLC’s), instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature, level etc.) and vibration monitoring equipment. We have Safety@Heart here at InterGen, so having a good understanding of all HSE initiatives will be fundamental in this role.

You will be a solution driven, team player with a positive attitude who strives to perform at their very best and encourages others to achieve the same.


·         Educated to HNC/HND in an industry-relevant discipline is preferred (alternative qualifications may be considered if evidenced by suitable hands-on technical experience)

·         NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be considered but not essential

·         A minimum of five years Power Plant O&M experience would be desirable but experience within heavy industry and/or technical production environments would be considered.

What we offer

·         35 days holiday, including bank holidays

·         Discretionary bonus scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Income Protection

·         Pension Scheme

·         Private Medical Insurance

·         Health & Wellbeing Programs

·         Company Sick Pay Scheme

·         Eyecare Vouchers

·         Savings Platform

·         Maternity / Paternity benefits

·         Educational Assistance Programmes

Why InterGen?

Whether you’re working from our Edinburgh office, remote location or at one of our Power Stations, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and teamwork are championed.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and you will help us foster a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes and help shape our culture.

We provide a wide array of compensation, benefits and well-being programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees.  We are open to candidates wanting to work part-time or full-time, on a permanent or fixed term contract basis.  We believe in each person’s potential and we’ll help you with yours by offering the development resources you need to advance your career.

With the strength of our company and reputation behind you, a culture of high-performance that motivates you and the freedom to drive your career your way, our shared purpose and values will inspire you to make an impact in an organisation whose vision is working towards a world with stable and dependable energy for generations.

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