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Mechanical Engineer (Water)

Harlow Council
Harlow, South East, CM20 1WG
Closing date
Feb 25, 2023
Harlow Council currently manages capital investment, repairs, and maintenance and compliance services for nearly 10,000 homes, 2,400 leasehold properties and a number of light industrial, shops, offices, community buildings and leisure facilities.

As part of the success we have invested over £100 million in our assets to provide better homes and more modern commercial premises for our residents and lessees. Its journey of transformation in the past few years has been remarkable.

As the Mechanical Engineer (Water) you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Produce position statements and technical guidance
  • Develop and maintain planned and preventative maintenance activities
  • Carry out mechanical installations and water supply systems surveys
  • Evaluate risk assessments of stored water services
  • Design new mechanical installations, including material and workmanship specifications
  • Assist the role of Project Manager in the management oversight of projects and programmes
  • Day-to-day oversight of the cyclical stored water refurbishment programme
  • Review, update and maintain real-time data for compliance monitoring of the Clients assets

Youll have experience of supervising and monitoring the performance of external contractors and consultants in delivering water hygiene and treatment activities and a good understanding of Safety, Health and Environmental requirements.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bob Purton, Principal Building Surveyor, on

Our policies support our employees by enabling a positive work/life balance including flexible working where possible. In addition to this, the Council offers many excellent employee benefits which include, pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, health and wellbeing initiatives, employee assistance programme and development opportunities.

Harlow Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities will be offered an interview where they meet the Essential Criteria on the Employee Profile.

For more information please click the apply button where you will be able to download the JD and Person specification.

To apply please email your completed application form to Harlow Council or by hand to Contact Harlow at the Civic Centre.

Please note: Harlow Council does not accept CVs

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