Field Service Engineer
Birmingham, London, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough
DK051219PUMPSERVICEENGINEER
Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Electrical, Maintenance, Mechanical, Service

Speciality: Engineering, Wastewater, Water

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £25k - £28k per annum (negotiable) (negotiable)

Benefits: (£30k - £35k OTE) + Van + Phone + Pension + 25 days holidays plus stats

Apply by: 14/01/2020

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Mobile Service Engineer to carry out service, maintenance and installations on clean and wastewater treatment sites aswell as sewage pumping stations and the related systems.

The company has been established for almost 50 years and specialises in packaged and engineered treatment of ‘clean’ process water and ‘dirty’ wastewater, sewage and sludge water, as well as providing ongoing operation, maintenance, servicing & spare parts.

They have offices in Stoke and Reading, but also have contracts in London, Yorkshire and the North. The location of the candidate doesn’t necessarily matter too much as you will be on the road full time. In the past they have had engineers based in Peterborough, Northampton and London. You would only occasionally be asked to attend the Stoke office if there was no work or if there was a meeting or training, etc.

The ideal Service Engineer will have a positive and pro-active approach and be able to work well within a team aswell as using their own initiative. A strong mechanical and electrical background is required as is experience working on sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment plants.

This position is based on a 37.5 hour working week. Any hours worked after this is paid at an overtime rate of x 1.5.

 

Role Description

  • Carry out service work on sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment systems.
  • Install single and three phase pumps and associated equipment.
  • Undertake fault finding work and also work on control panels.
  • Control van stocks to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Working to relevant Health & Safety Practices while on site.
  • Ensure that any work carried out is compliant with relevant legislation and is in line with contract SLAs.
  • Engineers work in two-man teams, one typically mechanical and one typically electrical with a crossover between the two.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Experience working within sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment systems.
  • Ability to fault find, diagnose and resolve technical issues.
  • Knowledge of single and three phase equipment.
  • Previous experience in a field based service and maintenance role.
  • Relevant electrical qualification, ideally 17th or 18th
  • Confined Space Entry certification or be willing to undertake the necessary training.
  • Good communications skills and a proactive manner.
  • Have good time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work well individually or as part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving License.

 

Note:- Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working within sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment systems.
  • Ability to fault find, diagnose and resolve technical issues.
  • Knowledge of single and three phase equipment.
  • Previous experience in a field based service and maintenance role.
  • Relevant electrical qualification, ideally 17th or 18th
  • Confined Space Entry certification or be willing to undertake the necessary training.
  • Good communications skills and a proactive manner.
  • Have good time management and organizational skills.
  • Able to work well individually or as part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving License.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out service work on sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment systems.
  • Install single and three phase pumps and associated equipment.
  • Undertake fault finding work and also work on control panels.
  • Control van stocks to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Working to relevant Health & Safety Practices while on site.
  • Ensure that any work carried out is compliant with relevant legislation and is in line with contract SLAs.
  • Engineers work in two-man teams, one typically mechanical and one typically electrical with a crossover between the two.

 

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