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25 Jul 2019

Full-Time Maintenance Technician – Electrical/ Instrumentation

Severn Trent – Posted by Severn Trent Cropston, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Maintenance Technician – Electrical/ Instrumentation

Job no: STW07590 – Location: Cropston Leicester

Closing date: 02/08/2019

Are you an innovative thinker who likes solving problems?

Our clean water team in Cropston, Leicester are looking for their newest Instrumentation/Electrical Engineer. With a fantastic opportunity as an Engineer you will maintain, repair, and calibrate electrical, mechanical and instrumentation plant to optimise both reliability and maintainability (clean water). As part of this role you will expected to carry out operational duties – Maintain, repair and calibrate all types of instrumentation including pressure / temperature transducers, probes, water quality monitors and multiple types of flow and depth technology. You’ll also support the company’s drive to continually improve safety standards as you’ll be responsible for ensuring all activities are performed in a safe and diligent manner as well as regular feedback on issues arising before, during and following activities that are carried out. You will be undertaking fault diagnostics and resolving issues in a timely manner. If you’re a positive, team player, who’s comfortable using their own initiative as well as come up with a variety of solutions to problems you’re faced with then this could be the right role for you. The successful candidate will participate in a stand-by rota with a fantastic reward in return. A company vehicle will be provided along with specialised equipment to carry out operational duties.

As an Instrumentation/Electrical Engineer your key skills and competencies will include:
  •  Experience installing and maintaining instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Experience of PLC control, ladder logic data paths and Scada type systems.
  • Experience working with process control style instrumentation and control technology.
  • Experience working with various IT systems.
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical installation requirements and standards.
  • Working knowledge of the Water Treatment Processes. (Desirable)
  • Experience working with industrial equipment (motors, starters etc.)

In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have

  • Full Valid UK Driving Licence Desirable
  • 18th Edition
  • Time Served Apprenticeship Electrical / Instrumentation.
  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent in related subject area
Severn Trent benefits include:
  • Salary of up to £31,000 plus standby/call out payments.
  • 2 for 1 Pension contribution
  • 25 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year
  • Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme

The role will be based in Cropston, Leicester but working at sites across the Leicester region. Plus there will be the opportunity to start work from home.

Who are Severn Trent?

Think of water and you probably think of us. We’re one of the largest regulated water companies across England and Wales. Severn Trent runs through the heart of the UK, providing essential services from the Bristol Channel to the Humber, and from Shropshire to the East Midlands Our teams are dedicated to maintaining the flow of water to and from our customers’ homes. We’re continually investing in our people and infrastructure, so everyone can tap into the wonderful water we provide well into the future.

Wonderful for all

We’re building an inclusive company. We’ve created a culture that encourages all of our people to think of every single day as an opportunity to do something better. Our most ambitious goals depend on forward-thinking ideas, no matter who they come from. As employers, we welcome people from all walks of life and promote diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply

Apply via our careers website here:

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: engineering and Maintenance.

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