Electrical / Instrumentation Technician

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Electrical / Instrumentation Technician

  • Post Date:25th June 2021
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Job Description



All employees are legally responsible for their own health and safety as well as those who may be affected by their acts or omissions. They are also legally required to co-operate in health and safety matters as directed by their employer.

Working under the sites Permit To Work, Lock Out Tag Out and Risk Assessment systems.

Working with a wide range of pressure, temperature, flow metering instruments and safety systems including calibration, commissioning and fault finding.

Working within a highly regulated industry, lower tier COMAH site

Maintaining equipment and working within an ATEX/DSEAR environment

Maintaining and fault finding DCS and PLC systems.

Maintenance and fault identification on Low Voltage (up to 415 v AC) electrical installations, switchgear and distribution systems.

Preventative, predictive and reactive maintenance of site assets, instrumentation and electrical.

Working to country specific requirements for Wiring Regulations (Latest edition).

To undertake site service instrumentation/electrical maintenance and installation duties as scheduled.

To accurately complete job records on the Computer Maintenance Management System so that data/tends can be compiled.

To identify and implement continuous improvement projects.

To continually self-audit practices and processes, initiating change where able.

Where applicable, to assist with projects including conception of ideas, installation and commissioning, monitoring and maintaining.

To be aware of machine efficiencies to ensure that they are performing at optimum levels.

To put forward improvement recommendations to plant, equipment and working practices where identified.

Performs other duties as assigned



Apprentice trained and qualified ideally to an HNC/HND standard.

BS7671 17th/18th Edition regulations

Previous electrical/instrumentation maintenance work experience.

Electrical and instrumentation fault diagnostics / modifications.

Ability to diagnose faults to route cause – 5 whys.

Hazardous site such as chemical experience would be an advantage.

COMPEx trained – Not essential as training will be provided


& Experience

Ideally you will have gained your Instrumentation experience within a process environment and have a strong technical knowledge of electrical, process control and systems engineering with a comprehensive understanding of pneumatic systems together with a good understanding of mechanical engineering principals

Understanding of Engineering drawings – P&ID’s, electrical schematics and loop diagrams.

Preventative and Proactive maintenance experience

Electrical/instrumentation diagnostics and PLC knowledge.


and experience of continuous improvement techniques.


, effective use and development of PPM systems..

ATEX/DSEAR knowledge/Experience would be an advantage

An understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques

Awareness of COMAH.

Computer literate.

Able to work under own initiative

Team player

Good communication skills

Ability to learn new skills quickly.

Keen and conscientious approach to Health and Safety is essential

  • Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies**


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

At Sherwin-Williams, we’re proud of the company we keep — our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.

Basic Qualification

Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.