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Plant Maintenance Technician (Control & Instrumentation) - Canvey

Apply now Job no: 498477
Work type: Permanent full-time
Location: Canvey Island
Categories: Operations

Plant Maintenance Technician (Control & Instrumentation) – Canvey Island Terminal

Attractive Salary + Benefits

Creating a better world, a better company, and a more fulfilling future…

Calor is an exciting and inspiring company to work for, where investment in our people's skills and knowledge is integral to our success.  We ensure a supportive and inclusive working environment which is underpinned by our culture of expertise, safety and trust. These things allow us to lead the way in terms of sustainability, innovation and personal development.

As the lead supplier in the UK LPG market, things rarely stand still for us. From humble beginnings, and as part of SHV Energy, Calor has continued to develop and diversify, ensuring that our service offering is expansive, progressive and relevant to our customers. It is our people that enable us to do that, which is why they are the heart of our business.

We are looking for a Plant Maintenance Technician that will be responsible for the maintenance, inspection and repair of all control and instrumentation systems and equipment in a safe and efficient manner in a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Terminal (Hazardous Area site).

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Detailed job planning for all maintenance and repair of instrumentation and control system activities.
  • To perform preventive, corrective and diagnostic maintenance on the process field instrumentation and control loops.
  • To troubleshoot, repair, calibrate and test various types of DCS process control instruments, relay logic, PLC and Safety Instrumented systems, inclusive of pneumatic, electrical and electronic instruments.
  • To remove, dismantle, overhaul/repair and install electric, pneumatic, electronic or hydraulic instrumentation such as control valves and actuators, recorders, measuring and recording instruments in the field or in the workshop.
  • To perform preventive and emergency maintenance on all equipment on site, as well as during machine scheduled or unscheduled shutdowns.
  • To assist other sections such as electrical, mechanical and workshop in the repair and troubleshooting of their instrument and electronic related systems and test equipment.
  • To perform upgrade and retrofitting of new control instruments to the existing panels in the field and main control room.
  • To comply with all company Health, Safety and Environment as well as Work Permit, policies and procedures.
  • To input data into the Calor work management system, such as work order activities, materials and spares, failure reports and manpower statistics.
  • To perform preventive and emergency maintenance of all safety, fire and gas equipment such as gas monitors, smoke detectors and heat detectors etc.
  • To install, calibrate, test and fault find on relevant plant vibration monitoring and shutdown systems.

As such we would like you to:

  • Hold GCSE’s Grades C and above in Maths, Science and English
  • Have sound experience of working within Petrochemical/oil & Gas
  • Hold HNC qualification or equivalent in Control & Instrumentation
  • Be CompEX Certified
  • Have experience from working within a similar industry/working environment, ideally hazardous sites
  • Strong and detailed knowledge of PetroChem & Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems and maintenance of such including electric, electronic, mechanical and pneumatic instruments
  • Experience of maintaining inventory
  • Electrical Wiring Regulations (EWR) Training
  • Ability to track and update schematic drawings and reports
  • Have a good set of computer skills and an ability to read and interpret computer generated reports.
  • Knowledge of work management systems (i.e. Maximo, SAP, Pemac)

If this sounds like you, please apply by clicking the link below.

We look forward to hearing from you!


To be considered for the above opportunity you must be eligible to live and work in UK.

We are a responsible business where safety is our number one priority.  As such, during any visit to, or employment with Calor, you may be randomly selected to undergo a drugs and alcohol test. Such results, which would be shared with you, may be taken into consideration in relation to any employment application or continued employment.

Calor Gas Ltd. adhere to ethical recruiting methods ensuring that we do not discriminate against any candidate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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