Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

  • Job Reference: 005998
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £31,886 to £37,513
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Location: East of England (Essex / Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire / Cambridgeshire)

Role Type: Permanent

Salary: £31,886 – £37,513 (dependent on skills and experience)


Setting the standards all of our customers will love and others will aspire to

At Cadent we’re excited to be part of the future of UK energy!  We’ve got a clear roadmap that will both drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving their net zero target by 2050.

We’re making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we’re shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers who we put at the heart of everything we do.


The Opportunity

As a Network Technician you’ll undertake a wide range of activities related to the maintenance, modification, and repair of Instrumentation and Electrical (E&I) systems across all gas transportation assets throughout the Network. Activities include inspection and testing of Instrumentation systems on gas pressure reduction sites, supporting operational activities and other non-routine operations associated with fault finding and repair of instrumentation assets.

Key accountabilities of our Network Technician will also include:

  • Asset Health condition of Electrical & Instrumentation equipment & systems in fault reporting
  • Maintaining Electrical & Instrumentation assets to T/PR/MAINT/11 & 12
  • Delivering work in a timely manner to ensure completion within statutory requirements
  • Participating in an Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) standby rota to maintain standards of service
  • Where appropriate, supervising contractors or third parties to ensure quality of work is delivered in a safe manor
  • Working within, and promoting a strong team working relationships across all Cadent activities to achieve business objectives and improve performance
  • Installation of Electrical and Instrumentation equipment


What You Will Bring

We are looking for individuals who hold the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in an Electrical and Instrumentation environment
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation, policy, and procedures, including E&I technical standards and maintenance procedures i.e., BS7671 18th Edition, EAWR, Health and Safety at Work Act etc
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes of practice, engineering instructions safety and statutory regulation.
  • Approved Apprenticeship or evidence in lieu of
  • Electrical testing and inspection qualification to C&G 2391 or equivalent
  • Instrumentation and Control or Electrical Qualification
  • COMPEX EX01, 02, 03 and 04
  • TEM 2 and 4
  • Team player with the ability to work alone and unsupervised
  • Experience in Maintenance, fault finding and the repair of instrumentation systems
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation/electrical drawings, technical documents and maintenance procedures including the G17 process
  • Experience and knowledge in installation processes for electrical and instrumentation equipment

This role will involve frequent travel and therefore a Full UK Driving Licence is essential for the role


What Is In It For You

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays, with the option to buy and sell
  • Generous Pension Scheme which is double matched up to 12%
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme/Cash alternative
  • Opportunity to earn annual bonus
  • Private medical insurance available through our flexible benefits programme
  • Flex Benefits: including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurances, and healthcare packages
  • My Offers membership card – offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • Access to our Occupational Health Services including employee assistance programme which offers confidential counselling
  • Support with financial wellbeing