Electrical Engineer - Water / Wastewater

Valour Recruitment Limited
Alton, Hampshire
£25000 - £35000/annum Pension, hols
May 03, 2022
May 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Academia, Other
Our client's vision is to be the best and most rewarding place to work for their teams as well as their customer's outstanding partner of choice.

They provide a broad range of services across the UK regulated & industrial water sectors, including Design-Build (DB) of water & wastewater treatment facilities, biological process technology supply, product manufacture & installation, and Engineering Services including process and MEICA design. They service the majority of the UK regulated water companies, holding multiple product and service frameworks, as well as industrial customers in the dairy, food & beverage and tourism sectors.

They support the development of their staff through the provision of in house and external training, professional mentoring, and support to acquire additional academic and professional qualifications on a case-by-case basis.

This role can be based at one of the UK branch offices in either Thetford, Norfolk or Alton, Hampshire. The role would suit a flexible, enthusiastic and organised individual with a strong work ethic and water industry experience. Regular regional and nationwide travel will be required, with possible occasional visits to the Group headquarters in Ireland.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·Oversight of electrical, instrumentation, control and automation installation work by company teams, subcontractors and suppliers.

·Reviewing electrical design drawings, schedules and documents received from clients for pricing purposes.

·Preparation of electrical design and enquiry packages for inclusion in electrical subcontract enquiries.

·Reviewing electrical design drawings, schedules and documents received from subcontractors for approval.

·Adherence to required standards, policies and statutory regulations for Health & Safety.

·Inspection of systems to ensure they are installed, tested and commissioning to relevant British, ISO and client standards.

·Supervising electrical teams and subcontractors during the installation and commissioning process.

·Working collaboratively with colleagues, customers, suppliers and other contractors.

·Complying with all relevant Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Safe Systems of Work Plans, and working in a safe and responsible manner at all times.

·Identifying and promoting new ideas and improvements to the business via the appropriate reporting mechanisms.

·Attending team meetings, in person or remotely

·Supporting the operation of the branch office, especially when other workers are away or on leave

·Other duties as may arise from time to time that are consistent with the job-holder's knowledge and skills, and are needed to effectively perform the role

Key Skills & Experience Required

·Engineering, science or similar to degree, HND, HNC or equivalent level.

·Minimum four years' postgraduate experience in a similar role within the utilities sector and/or M&E engineering environment.

·Candidates should have extensive experience of industrial / commercial electrical and ICA design, assembly, installation, testing and commissioning, ideally in the water sector.

·Experience in specific Low Voltage (LV) and Extra Low Voltage (ELV) systems - including conditioning, conversion and interpretation plus digital I/O, relay control logic and instrumentation.

·Candidates must be qualified to a minimum of 18th Edition, C&G 2391 Inspection & Test and hold a current JIB Gold Card.

·Experience of working as an NIC-EIC Competent Person would be an advantage.

·Good communication skills, able to interact effectively with Clients and colleagues.

·Experience within the UK water industry is a distinct advantage.

·Willingness to travel regionally and nationwide (including overnight stays), and to the Group Group headquarters in Ireland as required.

·Full driving licence, any existing endorsements must be declared in the application.

Package on Offer:

Competitive salary/OTE, negotiable according to skills and experience. Expenses scheme.

Employee assistance programme including health screening. Company pension scheme offered