First Hydro Company



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Control & Instrumentation Engineer

Up to £60k plus bonus and benefits

First Hydro Company, part of the ENGIE group is embarking on an exciting period of major refurbishment at both our power stations, as a result have opportunity for a C&I Engineer based at Dinorwig Power Station to join our team of skilled engineers.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

To be considered for this position you should have the following

Essential Qualifications:


This is a permanent, full-time role working 37 hours per week.

Control & Instrumentation apprentice

Starting Salary £16,865

ENGIE, an energy company with sites across North Wales is looking for 2 individuals to join their team, and become fully qualified control and instrumentation engineers, through the apprenticeship programme.

To apply, you must have a level 5 (C) or above in Maths, English, Science and at least one other subject and be willing to complete a fully funded 18 month engineering training programme at HETA in Hull (North East England). Click here to apply now.

Control and instrumentation engineers are responsible for equipment used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery, and processes. If successful, you will spend your first year at HETA (Hull), accommodation will be fully paid for by the employer and you will receive a competitive salary while here of £16,865. Accommodation will be provided by the outstanding landmark Glasshouse Apartments in the centre of Hull.

Upon completion of the 18 month training programme, you will work at Flestiniog or Dinorwig Power Station, where you will spend the next 2 1/2 years completing your Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

We only have limited spaces available for the opportunity, click here to apply today.

Apprentice job profile

Title of job: Control and Instrumentation apprentice

Department: Production/Maintenance

Location: Flestiniog or Dinorwig Power Station

Purpose of the job:

The purpose of this role is to allow an individual to be trained in the relevant skills required to operate and maintain power station plant equipment. The person shall undertake all work in line with all associated FHC Policies and Procedures; particularly those relating to environment and health and safety.

Key Accountabilities

Carry out maintenance work within the scope of their specialised discipline (e.g. electrical, control and instrumentation). Note that all work carried out by the individual shall be closely supervised and be within the individual’s capability.

Outcome, Results and Key Performance Indicators:

Dimensions of job:

The apprentice shall need to spend time at both Dinorwig and Ffestiniog Power Stations. Where relevant, and as identified within the specific training plan, there may be a requirement to supplement their training and development with opportunities at other Locations.

Direct Reports - appointed Supervisor at each location; FHC Apprentice Manager

Key relationships:

The main point of contact shall be the day supervisor. However, the individual shall be required to interact professionally with a range of day and shift production, maintenance and engineering staff. The degree of this interaction will depend on the nature of their work.

Knowledge and skills:



Behavioural Capabilities

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