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ICA Technician

Apply now Job no: 494009
Work type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Categories: Electrical, Other

Starting salary £29,325.00 + pension, quarterly performance related bonus, 25 days annual leave, stand-by payment and associated overtime plus company van

 We are currently looking to recruit an ICA Technician to work within our MEICA teams based in the Bradford, Halifax and Leeds area

 Engineering Reliability has ten multi-disciplined MEICA teams working across the whole Yorkshire region. Each team has its own geographical area of responsibility but on occasions, members will be expected to work on any Yorkshire water asset. This could be during periods of escalation due to adverse weather or similar.

 What will the role involve?

 As an ICA Technician you will be required to work unsupervised in remote geographic locations and be accountable for the completion of planned and reactive ICA tasks within agreed time-scales, quality and cost parameters.

 You be expected to manage and prioritise your own workload effectively and to build and maintain relationships with operational customers, colleagues, suppliers and contract partners.

 You will adhere to Health and Safety policy and standards actively identifying hazards, providing mitigation and reporting onto the company hazard database to ensure the cause of the hazard is removed.

 You will be required to supervise approved Contract Partners, providing risk assessments and method statements where permit to work is required for a given task. You will also be required to use a Toughbook to capture all work activity and job status in line with work flow processes.

 You will assist in the development and training of apprentices as well as less experienced members of the team, identifying ways to improve the value and service delivered by the Maintenance Function.

 You will be required to install & commission new plant and equipment to relevant standards, diagnose and repair faults on systems and plant. You will pro-actively identify and report follow on work or areas for enhancement.

 You will conduct your own risk assessments and create appropriate method statements when required to safely carry out maintenance activities. The successful candidate will have the ability to specify parts and equipment required for procurement as part of day to day role.

 As part of this role, you will be required to participate in a stand-by rota, covering your base and any other areas when required. This will typically be 1 week in 7.

You will be required to visit sites across the region therefore a full valid and clean EU driving licence is essential.

 Essential qualifications we are looking for?

  It is essential that you have successfully completed a recognised, Electrical, ICA Craft or Technician apprenticeship and City & Guilds/ ONC/ BTEC/ NVQ/ HNC/ HND,  equivalent in Electrical/Control/Electronic Engineering or Eng Tech

Desirable qualifications we are looking for?

  • IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations City and Guilds 2382
  • IET 17th Edition Inspection & Testing City and Guilds 2394 and 2395
  • CompEx 1 - 4
  • HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Safety Systems Practitioner (TUV) training course for the higher level craft
  • Mitsiubishi PLc /HMI programming  AB SLC500 PLC programming training

 Essential knowledge and experience:

  • Able to demonstrate safe isolation to the current IET regulations
  • Time served industrial electrician or instrumentation technician
  • Fault finding on control circuits up to the PLC
  • Experience maintaining pressure, level & flow monitoring systems
  • IT literate e.g. MS office
  • Ability to produce maintenance reports

 Desirable knowledge and experience:

  • Ability to program PLC, including Allen Bradley & Mitsubishi equipment
  • Experience fault finding and maintaining telemetered systems
  • Experience fault finding and maintaining SCADA / HMI / PLC / PROFIBUS / Ethernet
  • Certified Installer
  • Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of analytical instrumentation
  • Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of flow monitoring equipment
  • Fault finding on control circuits
  • Experience of fault finding and repair of Safety instrumented Loops
  • Experience of fault finding with industrial motors and starters
  • Experience fault finding with industrial 3 phase systems
  • Experience working with rotating equipment
  • Experience of pneumatics
  • Safety systems training such as TUV Practitioner

 Ideally, you will have previous experience gained within the water or waste water sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors. Experience within an ICA environment or site based fault diagnosis and repair on complex processes and control equipment. It is also desirable that you have experience of fault finding and repair of point to point communications via private wire, setting up, faulting finding and repairs of point to point radio networks.

 What's in it for you?

 Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

 If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process.

Recruitment Process:

  • Online technical assessments
  • Electrical safety and written assessment
  • A Competency based Interview

 Closing Date: 8th  October 2017

 Assessment Centre Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th October 2017

 Yorkshire Water reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

 Company Information

 Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire we make sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean safe drinking water on tap and their waste water taken away. But for us it's so much more than this.

 We care passionately about the environments and communities in which we work; we always look for new innovative ways to do things that deliver great value for our business and deliver the service our customers want and expect.

 Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together - team work, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3000 people who work 24/7 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire's water flowing.

We are a business that has its eye on the future, planning ahead to look after Yorkshire's water, today, tomorrow and always.

Yorkshire Water values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.



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