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Multidiscipline Design & Management Framework – Northern Gas Networks (NGN) 277 160 Technica Ltd

Multidiscipline Design & Management Framework – Northern Gas Networks (NGN)

Technica have completed over 300 design and build projects for Northern Gas Networks (NGN), National Grid (NG), Scottish and Southern Gas Networks (SGN) and Wales and West Utilities (WWU) over the past 12 years.

This wealth of experience has been recognised by Northern Gas Networks with our appointment as a Multi Discipline Mechanical, Civils, Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation Design & Management framework supplier.

Technica directly employ design staff registered on the G17 Approver and Appraiser database enabling us to produce and manage the multidiscipline design process in house.

We look forward to working with Northern Gas Networks on future projects.

TÜV Functional Safety Engineers 150 150 Technica Ltd

TÜV Functional Safety Engineers

Two of Technica’s engineers have recently achieved TÜV Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) certification for Safety Instrumented Systems, on the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program.

The course and subsequent examination built upon the engineers previous experience and knowledge on the application, principles and requirements of Edition 2 IEC 61508 & IEC 61511 for safety instrumented systems (SIS), including:

The Full Safety Lifecycle,
Safety Requirement Specifications,
SIS Design,
SIL Determination
SIL Verification.

Competence is a requirement of both IEC 61508 and IEC 61511, and proof of competence is now a frequent request from our clients.

The formal recognition of our employee’s competence is an important step in developing our Functional Safety services, and the company’s Functional Safety Management systems.

For more information, please contact the Technica Office.

Technica Recruitments 150 150 Technica Ltd

Technica Recruitments

Following Technica’s recent recruitment campaign a number of key appointments have been made;

  • John Howell (Senior ECI Engineer)
  • Graham Trotter (Process Engineer)
  • Tina Spoerke (Document Controller)
  • Maria Creed (Admin. Support)
  • Mick McKeever (EC&I Construction Manager)

These additional appointments are critical to the growth of our business, in ensuring that we can continue to improve the service we deliver to our clients.

Engineer Vacancies 150 150 Technica Ltd

Engineer Vacancies

Salary: Negotiable
Location: Grimsby
Job Type: Permanent

Technica Ltd are a multi-disciplinary design, management and construction company based in Grimsby.
We specialise in providing turnkey projects to the national and international energy sector.

Due to an increase in UK workload and several forthcoming overseas projects we have vacancies in the following areas:

  • Control and Instrumentation Engineers
  • Control and Instrumentation Designers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Designers
  • E, C & I Construction Manager
  • E, C & I Estimator
  • E, C & I Site Technicians
  • Document Controller

A good working knowledge of designing and specifying ATEX equipment would be an advantage. We offer attractive rates of pay and a good benefits package for all employees.

If you’re interested in being part of a professional team responsible for developing projects from concept to commissioning please submit your CV to vickiscott@technicaltd.com in the first instance.

Further information on Technica can be found at new.technicaltd.com

OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Standard 150 150 Technica Ltd

OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Standard

Technica achieved OHSAS 18001 status for its established Safety Management System on the 29th February 2012. This is an important standard for Technica’s management systems, and now a prerequisite for many of our clients. This will continue to provide protection of our employees and subcontractors as we continue to increase our workforce and engage in more projects both in the UK and globally, as well as continuing to supporting our clients rigorous safety standards.

GET Article 150 150 Technica Ltd

GET Article

An article on Technica appeared in the Business Section of the local newspaper, the Grimsby Evening Telegraph.

The article summarises how Technica developed from its humble beginnings in 2004, and on to the company’s imminent move to the 10,000 sq. feet facility on the Cherry Tree Business Park. The workshop and office facilities are currently being renovated and should be available during mid July 2012.
To view this article follow the link below.

Business Telegraph

Technica E&I Apprentices 150 150 Technica Ltd

Technica E&I Apprentices

Chris Stead and Liam Howson recently joined Technica as 2nd year E&I Apprentices. They have been training for the past 18 months with HETA at the CATCH facility in Immingham and now join Technica to provide CAD support to the Design Team, as well as assisting in Project Installations for our clients. We now have 3 Apprentices with a potential 4th due to join the team in September 2012. This continues to demonstrate Technica’s commitment to developing local young people, and ensuring that they have the skills to meet our industry specific requirements for the future.

Technica Limited appoints Alan Brown as Procurement Officer 150 150 Technica Ltd

Technica Limited appoints Alan Brown as Procurement Officer

Alan joins us from Fabricom GDF SUEZ Group, where he held the position of Procurement Officer. He has extensive experience in material and equipment procurement, as well as project delivery processes from a wide range of clients within the Petrochemical, Chemical, Energy and Power, Gas Supply, Steel Manufacture and Port Authorities.

A key part of his role will be to ensure that all materials and equipment sourced meets full specification in all aspects, demonstrates cost effectiveness and is delivered in a timely manner. These requirements will continue to augment our manufacturing process and deliver the expectations of our Clients, whether in the UK or Worldwide.

Other major aspects of the role will include the control and management of pricing and contract agreements, finding innovative solutions, providing good provision of accurate and comprehensive information to relevant stakeholders. Alan will certainly use his experience to leverage deals with our suppliers to improve our competitiveness, and ultimately contribute to our success in the awarding of future projects.

Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award Scheme – Computer Donation 300 229 Technica Ltd

Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award Scheme – Computer Donation

Technica recently donated a computer, desk and chairs to the local DofE office. The new computer enables each of the DofE candidates access to the eDofE website using their login details allowing them to scan and enter their service and achievement evidence onto the eDofE system. Technica were introduced to the DofE by Samantha Creed who is the daughter of a Technica director. Samantha recently completed her Gold Award following successful completion of the Bronze and Silver awards. Technica are pleased to be associated with local Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and look forward to providing additional support in the future.

If you are interested in taking part in one of the DofE awards or would also like to provide some support, Sue Campbell can be contacted at the local office on the number below:

North East Lincolnshire DofE – 01472 323212

http://www.dofe.org/

Photo above left to right Sue Campbell (DofE), Samantha Creed, Bryan Creed (Technica)

Didcot Biomethane Project Commissioned – Southern Gas Networks (SGN) 150 150 Technica Ltd

Didcot Biomethane Project Commissioned – Southern Gas Networks (SGN)

Technica Limited were responsible for the Design Coordination and Commissioning of the first Bio-methane to Grid system at Didcot, working on behalf of SGN Major Projects & Construction. The containerised solution provides the analysis and conditioning of the gas prior to injection into the grid, typically the system comprises:

  • FWACV / GS(M)R Analyser System including Test Gases
  • Custody Transfer Flow Metering & Flow Computer
  • Supervisory Control System – (SCS)
  • Odorant Injection System
  • ESD Shutdown System
  • Pressure Reduction System
  • FWACV Supervisory Control System
  • Gas Quality PC
  • Flow Computer
  • High Integrity PLC/ESD System
  • Telemetry & Communications equipment
  • DC Power Distribution
  • Hazardous Area Galvanic Isolators
  • Third Party Signals and Repeats

Other equipment such as a UPS and electrical distribution together with process instrumentation for monitoring purposes.