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Instrumentation Technician - East Kilbride

Working within the Measurement Services team in support of measurement activities both for RES group companies and external clients, the Inst Tech role will provide support during assembly, testing, deployment and documentation of measurement systems in support of site and workroom based activities. In addition, the Inst Tech will be expected to take an active part in the data management, processing and O&M intervention on operational sites. This could require reasonably extensive travel in the UK and possibly overseas

The Measurement Services Department sits within the Support Services Group within RES offering a range of mast, instrumentation and RSD services throughout the industry. The Instrumentation Technicians report directly the Senior Project Engineers and are part of the project delivery team providing project support across a wide range of services and projects. The main role of the Instrumentation Technicians is to support site and work room based activities for both onshore and offshore projects with internal and external customers. This will include (but is not limited to):

Measurement system construction, testing and pre-installation reportingSystem deployment and commissioningSystem fault finding and repairInstrument or sensor replacement (including working at height on lattice masts and turbine nacelles)Assisting in the installation, commissioning, maintenance and decommissioning of tubular and lattice mastsProvision of H&S documentationData management and processing 

Able to work effectively as part of a team or unsupervised during O&M operations, the Inst Tech will be expected to provide support and solutions during all activities carried out by the MS Department.

Key Accountabilities

Workshop Based Support Activities

Construction and testing of measurement systems in accordance with approved MS Department designs and procedures

Provision of support for all workshop activities.

Design Support Activities

Provision of support to the wider team during the design of measurement systems

Pre Installation Support Activities

Preparation of all relevant health and safety documentation required in order to carry out installation of instrumentation equipment. Ensuring all consumables and equipment necessary to install measurement systems on site is available when required Site Based Activities

Provision of instrumentation support during mast installations under guidance of senior technical and engineering staff

Provision of instrumentation support during unplanned intervention activities under guidance of office based engineering staff Provision of instrumentation support during on site fault-finding of measurement systems under guidance of office based engineering staff

Assist in the completion of installation documentation in accordance with MS Department approved procedures

Post Installation Responsibilities

Completion of ‘As Built’ Documentation Entry of installation details into database Weekly data management/processing for operational sites


Knowledge of all aspects of automated measurement systems including but not limited to:

Meteorological Instrumentation

Data Acquisition Systems

Remote Communications Systems


Able to work effectively as part of a team

Able to work effectively unsupervised

Experience in relation to the construction, testing, operation and maintenance of measurement systems

Able to interpret electrical drawings and the ability to build and test electronic or electrical equipment directly from drawings

Well organized and have the ability to support in the delivery of multiple projects

Personable, with good communication skills.

Computer literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Experience working within National and International QA standards

Experienced working with H&S documentation and management systems


Relevant experience working as a technician in a technical environment, ideally in an instrumentation, measurement or electronic industry.

Working at height


HNC in an engineering discipline or equivalent industry experience

Full UK driving licence



Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Full-Time, Permanent

Type of Role: Operations, Project Delivery

Reference Number: INSTEC