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Job Title :
Instrument Technician 
Job Category :
Posted :
10/14/2019 10:32:57 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Birmingham, West Midlands, England 
Benefits :
£4k if certain criteria are met 
Salary :
£27k per year + £4k if certain criteria are met 
Security :
Description :

Our client is one of the leading UK Chemical manufacturers and is now looking to recruit an Instrument Technician to start immediately. An Instrument Technician will need to have a recognised instrumentation apprenticeship and educated to RQF level 3 in a Control/Instrumentation discipline as a minimum. A further £4K can be earned if candidates have experience in working with high-voltages up to 415v.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instrumentation preventative and reactive maintenance work
  • Instrumentation plant installation and modification work
  • Instrumentation calibrations work following ISO9001
  • Statutory inspections
  • Log progress in Computerised Maintenance Management Systems

Person Specification


  • RQF level 3 in a Control/Instrumentation discipline as a minimum
  • Completed an instrumentation apprenticeship
  • Use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information to assist with all works.
  • Work in accordance with the company safe systems of work and permit to work systems.


  • Understanding of ATEX requirements, both Gas & Vapour (Ex01-04) and Dust (Ex05-06)
  • Experience with high-voltages up to 415v (extra £4k per annum)


  • 38 hour working week


  • 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays)
  • Paid sick scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

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