EC&I Planner

Date Posted: 5/18/2018 Reference: VAC-1005013 Salary: £40000 Location: HOLYWELL Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Chemicals Contact: George Beverley

Electrical Control & Instrument Planner – Chemical co. – Mostyn, Wales – up to £40,000 per annum


To provide support to the existing planning and supervisory functions, with an emphasis and background from an EC&I Perspective, including COMAH, DSEAR (ATEX), Functional Safety and asset management. Supporting the maintenance functions by providing discipline expertise, suitable resource planning and statutory compliance inspection scheduling.


+ Ensuring the company is compliant with legislation, standards and best practice. This includes but is not limited to Explosive Atmospheres, Functional Safety Systems, and Power Systems.
+ Support the overall ECI strategy for the department to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and customer requirements.
+ Ensure adherence to company standards and policies for EC&I function, including auditing to ensure compliance.
+ Management of asset databases (both CMMS and web based) to reflect the true state of the Mostyn Site.
+ Management of hazardous area inspections to meet company standards and current legislation. Leading to:
Development of efficient asset inspection routes for:
+ Hazardous Area Inspections, to include assessment of reports and submission of remedial works orders with risk based completion period.
+ Functional Safety proof testing routes. Inspection and maintenance of Power Systems assets including emergency lighting, UPS, fixed installation, earthing and lightning protection, PA Testing and supply side conditioning.
+ Independent High-Level protection systems.


+ Minimum of ONC qualification and vocational training in planning.
+ A Minimum of 3 years’ planning experience and ideally formal qualifications in Explosive Atmospheres related to EC&I Systems under IEC 61511 and DSEAR.
+ Experience and knowledge of the management of asset management systems and CMMS.
+ A minimum of 3 years EC&I Engineering experience in an Upper Tier COMAH Environment.
+ Capital Project experience preferable, but not essential. Experience in integrating complex projects from capital phase into maintenance phase including asset management, setting up routines and spares.
+ Ability to describe technical procedures to customers and other stakeholders of all levels of technical aptitude.

The salary range for this role is £34,000 – £40,000 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.