Measurement and Control Technician

Requisition ID:  17406

Vilvoorde, BE, 1800

Our thermal power plant in the region of Brussels (Vilvoorde) is looking for a                      

Measurement and control technician (M/F/X).


Do you enjoy working "in-the-field" and solving technically complex problems? Are automation, instrumentation and control systems totally your thing?


Apply via the above or 'apply now' button below for our position of

Measurement and Control Technician (M/F/X).



WE OFFER YOU as a Measurement and Control Technician (M/F/X):


  • A high-tech workplace where passion for technology is key.
  • A work environment in which safety always comes first.
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and a top team of 4 experienced I&C technicians who will be happy to share their knowledge and guide you in this new professional challenge. Thus, together with your colleagues, you will report to Daniel, senior technician I&C.
  • Numerous opportunities to develop yourself, thanks to extensive training "on the job" and the possibility to acquire other competencies of your choice (PLC control and DCS control, measurement techniques, thermocouples, control systems in plants, process knowledge, safety training, work permit simulator, team dynamics, ...)
  • Close supervision from Day 1 by an assigned godmother or godfather.
  • A stable company that offers job security.
  • A pleasant work atmosphere and healthy work-life balance.
  • A day job with a nice 38h schedule that guarantees a good work-life balance: 7h-11h30 - lunch break (30min) - 12h-15h15. On Fridays we stop at 2:45pm and you can start your weekend early!
  • Lots of variety in your job combined with the necessary freedom and flexibility.
  • A clerical contract (38h) of indefinite duration with a competitive salary package consisting of a nice gross salary and numerous fringe benefits:
    • Monthly indexation of your base salary
    • Annual salary increase according to energy sector scales
    • Annual double vacation pay, collective bonus and year-end bonus.
    • 20 leave days + 13 ADV days
    • Do you make professional trips to other entities? Then you will be compensated for this through a mileage allowance. If you make these trips outside your working hours, you will also receive an additional mobility allowance.
    • Medical and hospital expenses are reimbursed for you and your family members
    • Supplemental pension plan
    • Meal vouchers €8
    • Laptop & cell phone



YOUR CHALLENGE as a Measurement and Control Technician (M/F/X):


As a measurement and control technician, you play an important role in the operation of our thermal power plant. You actively participate in various maintenance projects, overhauls and interventions. Because of these varying activities, no two days are the same.

  • Both through our operators and SAP, faults within the field of instrumentation and automation are reported to you.
  • You will be responsible for problem analysis and work with our team to identify the problem.
    • You will diagnose defects.
    • You are responsible for preparing the repair yourself:
    • You prepare the schedule.
    • You create work orders to apply for permits.
  • You then perform repairs yourself "in the field."
    • You will be responsible for installing, adjusting, maintaining and renewing various measurement and control instrumentation
    • You will process measurement data and automation of processes in a DCS or PLC environment;
  • You report according to the applicable safety, environmental and quality agreements.

You will mainly work from the powerplant in Vilvoorde but are also willing to travel to the plants of Drogenbos or Schaarbeek on a regular basis (20-30% of your time).


Take a look at our plant through this link and visit our site virtually!



YOUR PROFILE as a measurement and control technician:


  • You are technically skilled (bachelor/graduate degree in electromechanics, electronics, electrical engineering, automation) and preferably have several years of experience "in the field" within an industrial environment.
  • If you have knowledge of process automation (controllers, measurements, etc.) or are PLC proficient, then you already have an edge!
  • Either way, do the terms instrumentation, energy processes and control controls ring a bell with you and you want to delve further into them.
  • You speak Dutch. If you only have a basic level in Dutch, but a good knowledge of either French or English, then we would like to give you a chance!






Contact Lise: Lise Raes - Recruiter ENGIE




  • Short phone contact between you and our recruiter Lise (motivation, understanding position)
  • First HR interview online (Comprehensive introduction, soft skills testing and completing online HR testing)
  • 2nd physical technical interview with manager of the team: Herman Dirix and senior technician: here you can completely prove yourself technically.
  • Are we positive? Then we would be happy to introduce you to the entity manager and make a final decision.


Business Unit:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Thermal Europe - Cluster North (BE & NL)
Legal Entity:  ELECTRABEL
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Technical Qualification