Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Camberley
Salary: £33000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-15 00:00:00
Reference: 748101478
Contact Name: Ali Dearlove
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 16:52

Job Description

What are we looking for?

Are you an apprenticeship-served technician? Do you have experience working with industrial plant equipment?

Preferably a BTEC HNC in a combined Mechanical and Electrical subject.

Minimum: C&G Mechanical Engineering following an Indentured Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering, plus C&G Electrical Engineering (Either Installation or Testing and Certification), or NVQ level 3 in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

Ability to work with minimum supervision, under own initiative to design and standards.

We are looking for a combined mechanical / electrical qualified technician with similar experience in a related industry.

Experience and working knowledge of large pumps, actuated valves, electronic control systems such as VSDs and 3 phase electrical switch gear is essential.

Computer literacy and the ability to input data on bespoke software is required.

Due to the nature of the role a valid driving licence is essential and as the post will work across a number of sites in the region.

The work will require physical fitness; so you will need the ability to work in confined spaces with successful completion of the appropriate training.

Salary Information

Based out of Camberley Sewage Treatment Works.

All tools and company van provided.

A salary of up to £33,000 depending on skills and experience.

24 days annual leave increasing with years of service.

A generous pension scheme whereby the Company will match twice of what you contribute up to 12% company contribution.

Life insurance of 8 x salary.

Annual pay review.

Season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps.

We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

You will have the potential to earn casual overtime (double time in some circumstances) and you will be paid extra as part of the 24/7 out of hours standby rota to ensure the service we provide to our customers always comes first.

What is the purpose of the role?

We have an exciting opportunity to join South West Pumping team as a dual skilled technician, this is to join a high performing forward thinking team so be prepared to challenge yourself and to excel.

Using your qualified expertise, you will need to inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair as appropriate, electrical & mechanical plant equipment.

Working within the maintenance team you will follow robust maintenance plan as well as getting involved in minor installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs to ensure our plant and mechanical and electrical equipment operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

What makes this role unique?

Working outside with no one day being the same provides a very interesting working environment. You will be presented with unique challenges whether it's using your expertise to diagnose a fault or removing large objects to prevent plant damage.

Based across 500 pumping stations from Twickenham to Hook, this role boasts about its great, closely-knit team where you will never be short of support.

You will gain further experience on a wide range of plants and equipment some of which are innovative investments providing exciting new experiences.

Although you will already be experienced and qualified, you will receive competitive benefits as well as full training will be given for health and safety, technical and processes related to the plant.

What will this role involve?

This mechanical & electrical engineering technician role will be working in a multi discipline team, with the following responsibilities:

Carry out scheduled, planned, mechanical and electrical maintenance work in compliance with company procedures in order to minimize plant breakdowns.

Investigate the nature of plant failures and subsequently carry out mechanical & electrical repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible in order to avoid interruptions to the process.

Carry out the repair and maintenance of electrical motor drive systems and associated control systems including Inverter drives.

Carry out the installations, refurbishment and commissioning of mechanical plant to specification and on time.

Investigating and diagnosing complex faults and carry out repairs during incidents.

Investigating and diagnosing complex faults and carry out repairs during incidents.

Providing technical advice where appropriate; making reference to up to date technical knowledge, and provide training or support for technical trainees if required.

Participate in a stand-by rota following the relevant training.

Examples of equipment you will be working on will be: Various pumps and associated control gear, 3 phase motors, starters and controls, Electronic control systems such as VSD's, Automatic valves and penstocks, Flow, level and pressure measurement, Programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives and controls, Chemical handling and dosing equipment.