What is the purpose of the role?
You will need to be able to inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair as appropriate, mechanical plant and associated electrical equipment, all in a safe efficient timely and effective manner with minimum supervision. You will also need to maintain to the required standard to ensure our statutory obligations are met, availability and associated performance maintained.
What makes this role unique?
Our technicians and engineers are a vital component in what we do. You would be a key figure on any site and help with the day to day operating of our sewerage and storm water pumping stations. Each day can present its own challenges and you will work towards achieving the highest equipment efficiencies through routine maintenance, breakdown repair and improvement work. Working as part of a diverse team, you will gain experience on a wide range of process plant and equipment and work closely with the site operations teams. Full training will be given for health & safety, technical and processes related to the plant.
What will this role involve?
You will carry out electrical or mechanical installation work at a variety of industrial / construction locations involving a number of different processes.
You will carry out inspection and testing work of installations to check compliance with current standards and regulations.
You will carry out maintenance and fault finding complying with current standards and regulations.
You will provide specialist technical advice where appropriate with up to date technical knowledge, and provide training support for technical trainees.
You will comply with the health and safety at work regulations and our health and safety guidelines.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with a BTEC HNC in a combined mechanical and electrical subject or equivalent. If you have a C&G in mechanical engineering following an indentured apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, plus C&G electrical engineering (either installation or testing and certification), then you would be an ideal candidate for this role. Alternatively, an NVQ level 3 in mechanical / electrical engineering. You need the ability to work with minimum supervision, under your own initiative to design and standards. Having knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues relevant to the industry is also key. Valid driving licence is a must as the role involves travel.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based at Greenwich and is offering a salary of up to £32,000 depending on experience.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 21/12/2017.