E&I Technician

Location: North East England, England Salary: £20 - £30 per hour
Sector: Engineering, Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation Type: Contract

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Real Staffing are currently looking for Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Technicians for a 12 month contract working on-site with an established chemical manufacturer in the North Tyneside.

Working as part of the multi-skilled Automation Team, the E&I Technicians are key to the day-to-day operational effectiveness of the multi-million pound manufacturing facility.


  • Drives and Inverters: Setting up, replacements, parameterisation, fault finding / troubleshooting
  • Instrumentation: Calibration and maintenance of a full range of instrumentation (flow, pressure, weight, temperature, pH).
  • PLC's: Maintenance and troubleshooting. Some programming.

Skills / Requirements:

  • CompEX certification (Ex01-EX04)
  • Experience maintaining and calibrating a range of instrumentation
  • Knowledge of Profibus desirable
  • Hazardous Area / ATEX experience desirable
  • Experience working with Siemens PLC's and systems (S5, S7, TIA Portal) is desirable. Experience with other PLC's OK.
  • Experience with Lock-out Tag-out procedures (LOTO) to ensure machinery is shut of safely
  • SAP PM maintenance scheduler (training can be provided)

Rate: Dependant on experience levels

Location: North Tyneside

Contract duration: 12 months with high chance of extension

An excellent opportunity to gain valuable training and experience, working on a high volume chemical manufacturing plant.

Please apply and one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss your application.


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Real Staffing, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy| Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales