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Network Asset Engineer (single skilled electrician) (16398)


United Utilities
Salary: £30,372.00
Location: Ellesmere
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
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Network Asset Engineer (single skilled electrician) (16398)

Job ID: 16398

Location: Ellesmere Port Wastewater Treatment Works

Salary: £30,372.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

Working with a wide range of equipment, the Network Asset Engineer will implement an effective and efficient maintenance service on all Wastewater Network Maintenance sites, including pumping stations, powered
screens and detention tanks. They will provide a service to internal and external customers in order to achieve the quality, performance and safety standards of the company.

This role is specific to the development of the DNM deployment and Alert Validation. You will be part of an Alert Response team for Non Infrastructure assets which includes an Electrical Network Asset Engineer and Maintainer Controller who will respond initially to DNM alerts generated in order to carry out a full root cause investigation in to the source of the alert before providing high quality feedback in to the DNM project team on your findings and liaising with the BAU operational teams to inform them of any findings and promote further work which still requires resolution.

Job Accountabilities

You will be accountable for carrying out reactive, planned and proactive fault identification, investigation and analysis to establish the root cause of all electrical issues. You will complete the necessary planned maintenance tasks on Wastewater Network Maintenance assets in order to ensure their reliability and ensure efficient operation and ensure compliance with United Utilities Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times. You
will also have accountability for:

* Assisting the Network Asset Controller and Network Maintainer Controller in reviewing and amending the appropriate telemetry alarm level settings at powered assets, as required
* Identifying and raising further work and identifying capital investment needs (through Problem Notes or reactive Plant Failure Reports) required to avoid repeat incidents and failures at powered assets.
* Responding to reactive incidents e.g. alarms, customer calls and field notifications on standby, and carry out the first call response on all powered assets.
* Liaising with the Network Asset Controller and Network Maintainer Controller to ensure that all assets at each powered asset / site facility are registered correctly on United Utilities corporate system at all times.
* Ensuring that all maintenance data recorded is reliable, accurate and complete at all times.
* Ensuring that all powered assets are compliant with their regulatory Environment Agency (EA) permit conditions at all times.
* Proactively looking at ways of reducing the number of repeat failures, Pollution and/or Flooding incidents at powered assets.
* Acting as the Person Controlling the Works (PCW) for all work (within relevant mechanical or electrical discipline) being completed on site by Framework Contractors, ensuring that the work is completed safely, correctly, on time and within budget.
* Assisting the Network Asset Controllers and Network Maintainer Controllers in reviewing and updating the ‘Site Contingency Plans', and ensuring that the critical spares for powered assets are available at all times.

Knowledge and Skills

To succeed in this role you must be a time-served engineer in Electrical engineering or a relevant Electrical discipline with a minimum ONC qualification in an electrical Engineering discipline.

* It is essential that you are able to demonstrate basic maintenance understanding of the operation of Wastewater Network Assets, and a general understanding of Wastewater Network activities.
* Good information technology skills are essential and the ability to understand United Utilities systems and their capabilities and limitations.
* Often working alone you will need to be capable of using your own initiative and have a flexible approach to highly varied workloads.
* Good interpersonal skills will be essential in order to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.
* Good time management - able to work to agreed deadlines and achieve personal objectives.
* Good analytical and problem solving skills.
* Good team working skills.
* You must hold a full UK driving license

Desirable Criteria

* 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) A – C (including Maths and English).
* A good understanding of Wastewater Network non-infrastructure policies and procedures.
* Experience of working in the water and wastewater industry with a general awareness and understanding of its regulators, and Wastewater Network regulatory business requirements.

Additional Information

* This is a physically demanding role and duties will include climbing ladders, accessing manholes, working at heights, entering confined spaces and you may be required to work off access platforms
* Whilst we have tried to highlight the key skills that will be required to undertake this role they are not all essential at the outset. A willingness to undertake the necessary training would be expected, and appropriate support and development will be provided.

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: 25/04/21

Disability Confident
Network Asset Engineer (single skilled electrician) (16398)

Job ID: 16398

Location: Ellesmere Port Wastewater Treatment Works

Salary: £30,372.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

Working with a wide range of equipment, the Network Asset Engineer will implement an effective and efficient maintenance service on all Wastewater Network Maintenance sites, including pumping stations, powered
screens and detention tanks. They will provide a service to internal and external customers in order to achieve the quality, performance and safety standards of the company.

This role is specific to the development of the DNM deployment and Alert Validation. You will be part of an Alert Response team for Non Infrastructure assets which includes an Electrical Network Asset Engineer and Maintainer Controller who will respond initially to DNM alerts generated in order to carry out a full root cause investigation in to the source of the alert before providing high quality feedback in to the DNM project team on your findings and liaising with the BAU operational teams to inform them of any findings and promote further work which still requires resolution.

Job Accountabilities

You will be accountable for carrying out reactive, planned and proactive fault identification, investigation and analysis to establish the root cause of all electrical issues. You will complete the necessary planned maintenance tasks on Wastewater Network Maintenance assets in order to ensure their reliability and ensure efficient operation and ensure compliance with United Utilities Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times. You
will also have accountability for:

* Assisting the Network Asset Controller and Network Maintainer Controller in reviewing and amending the appropriate telemetry alarm level settings at powered assets, as required
* Identifying and raising further work and identifying capital investment needs (through Problem Notes or reactive Plant Failure Reports) required to avoid repeat incidents and failures at powered assets.
* Responding to reactive incidents e.g. alarms, customer calls and field notifications on standby, and carry out the first call response on all powered assets.
* Liaising with the Network Asset Controller and Network Maintainer Controller to ensure that all assets at each powered asset / site facility are registered correctly on United Utilities corporate system at all times.
* Ensuring that all maintenance data recorded is reliable, accurate and complete at all times.
* Ensuring that all powered assets are compliant with their regulatory Environment Agency (EA) permit conditions at all times.
* Proactively looking at ways of reducing the number of repeat failures, Pollution and/or Flooding incidents at powered assets.
* Acting as the Person Controlling the Works (PCW) for all work (within relevant mechanical or electrical discipline) being completed on site by Framework Contractors, ensuring that the work is completed safely, correctly, on time and within budget.
* Assisting the Network Asset Controllers and Network Maintainer Controllers in reviewing and updating the ‘Site Contingency Plans', and ensuring that the critical spares for powered assets are available at all times.

Knowledge and Skills

To succeed in this role you must be a time-served engineer in Electrical engineering or a relevant Electrical discipline with a minimum ONC qualification in an electrical Engineering discipline.

* It is essential that you are able to demonstrate basic maintenance understanding of the operation of Wastewater Network Assets, and a general understanding of Wastewater Network activities.
* Good information technology skills are essential and the ability to understand United Utilities systems and their capabilities and limitations.
* Often working alone you will need to be capable of using your own initiative and have a flexible approach to highly varied workloads.
* Good interpersonal skills will be essential in order to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.
* Good time management - able to work to agreed deadlines and achieve personal objectives.
* Good analytical and problem solving skills.
* Good team working skills.
* You must hold a full UK driving license

Desirable Criteria

* 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) A – C (including Maths and English).
* A good understanding of Wastewater Network non-infrastructure policies and procedures.
* Experience of working in the water and wastewater industry with a general awareness and understanding of its regulators, and Wastewater Network regulatory business requirements.

Additional Information

* This is a physically demanding role and duties will include climbing ladders, accessing manholes, working at heights, entering confined spaces and you may be required to work off access platforms
* Whilst we have tried to highlight the key skills that will be required to undertake this role they are not all essential at the outset. A willingness to undertake the necessary training would be expected, and appropriate support and development will be provided.

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: 25/04/21

Disability Confident
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