Pump Engineer
Midlands
DK130524PUMPENGINEERMIDLANDS
Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Engineering

Speciality: Wastewater, Water, Water Treatment

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £35k per annum

Benefits: + OT + Van + Pension etc

Apply by: 30/06/2024

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

Due to continuous expansion, we are currently recruiting for a Service Engineer/Electrician to work on a mobile basis. This position will be split working between the parent company who are in the water industry and the sister company who are in the theatre industry specialising in sound, lighting rigging, audio visual.

The parent 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.

We are looking for someone with a positive and pro-active approach who can work well within a team as well as using their own initiative. In the water industry you will be responsible for installing pumps, blowers and panels, and servicing pumps. In the theatre industry you would be wiring up racks, instruments and undertaking periodic inspections.

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.
  • Carry out work for the sister company, when required, who are a theatre business specialising in sound, lighting rigging, audio visual.
  • Wire up racks, instruments and undertake periodic inspections.
  • 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.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Experience working within sewage pumping stations and sewage treatment systems.
  • Electrical experience working within commercial settings would also be beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Inspection & Testing 2391 would be beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Electrical experience working within commercial settings would also be beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Inspection & Testing 2391 would be beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Carry out work for the sister company, when required, who are a theatre business specialising in sound, lighting rigging, audio visual.
  • Wire up racks, instruments and undertake periodic inspections.
  • 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.

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