Below is a  breakdown of the roles available in the Netherlands with Copius Group, if you would like to apply please send your CV and Certificates to [email protected]

Salary Bands

Euro RA
Band 1 65,000 1,220,000
Band 2 70,000 1,315,000
Band 3 73,500 1,400,000
Band 4 77,000 1,450,000
Band 5 85,000 1,600,000

E&I Technician

The purpose of this role is to carry out Electrical, Control & Instrumentation maintenance, fault finding and repair activities on high hazard chemical systems and safety critical equipment


  • Maintain all EC&I equipment
  • Generate pre job hazard assessment and risk assessment in order to obtain the safety permits when required
  • Implementation of preventative maintenance plan
  • Ensure all machinery and equipment on site is both electrically and mechanically safe
  • Use the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to log faults and report potential defects, analyse fault information and record hours and materials used. •
  • Undertake appropriate risk assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner
  • Request and take out applicable permit to work (PTW) to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner
  • Site instrument calibrations, ensuring critical instruments are kept up to date with inspections & calibrations as per site standards
  • Help develop prioritised plans for maintenance activity ensuring that maintenance windows are fully utilised.

Applicants should possess

  • 3rd level qualification or equivalent in Electrical/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or a recognised Apprenticeship
  • Good knowledge and practice of Wiring regulations
  • Experience with a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Work and practical knowledge of inverters, soft starts, 3 phase motors and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Work and practical knowledge of measuring instrumentation and associated communication protocols (Profibus/Digital/Conventional)
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Committed to continuous development
  • Commitment to health and safety procedures, risk systems, permit to work procedures and condition auditing
  • Good communication skills, both written & verbal


Atex Inspector

To inspect all hazardous equipment – ie. detail inspections and visual inspections, all repairs carried out when necessary.  Authorized person, issuing Permits to Work and authorizing them.  To fill in and prepare reports with all relevant information on documents, get all docs signed off by the superintendent and supply the client with finished Atex register.  Ensure that everything complies with all Atex legislation and insure all drawings and schematics are up to date. Implement and input info using the Scarda system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning the work efficiently in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ordering materials and ensuring that the correct materials are on site when required
  • Interpretation of site drawings and project information
  • Carrying out Installation & Inspection works on site
  • Assisting with testing and commissioning of installations
  • Liaising with other contractors
  • Monitor and inspect the quality of work on site to ensure work is meets the standards
  • Undertaking and recording statutory inspections of plant and equipment
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses
  • Respect the environment, implement control measures where applicable to protect the environment

Essential job requirements

  • CCNSSG Safety Passport
  • Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification
  • C&G Test & Inspection
  • Compex 1-4
  • Dutch VCA Qualification and NEN3140 advantageous


Instrument Technician

Copius Group requires an Instrument Technician who will responsible for providing discipline specific technical support and operating and maintenance guidance to equipment and systems The role is initially based in Holland on various petrochemical plants. You will need experience in calibrating and testing instruments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures maintenance and provides testing of equipment as needed.
  • Monitors and records all key operational parameters.
  • Provide review of SOP procedures and participate in Project Commissioning/Start-Up as part of Operations Team or Commissioning Team as required
  • Support the development and testing of commissioning procedures, punch listing and handing over equipment
  • Provides day-to-day management of operational priorities to maintain integrity of the facility.
  • Ensures maintenance and provides testing of equipment as needed.
  • Monitors and records all key operational parameters.
  • Reports activities that could impact the safe operation of processes and/or systems, including potential process safety and operational optimisation issues.

Essential job requirements:

  • Knowledge of permit to work, operations integrity, planning and risk assessments.
  • Experience in performance improvement programmes.
  • Experience working in gas, oil or petrochemical processing plant.
  • Demonstrated ability troubleshooting within discipline
  • Onshore Experience
  • Dutch VCA Certificate
  • NEN3140
  • Compex 01-04

As well as the above roles we are also recruiting for:

Lead Technician

Project Manager

IC&A Engineer