Banner Default Image

Mechanical and Electrical Technician

Location: Oxford Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Type: Permanent
Contact: Emma Puddick Job Published: 23 days ago

Mechanical and Electrical Technician



£28,000 - £33,000

About the Mechanical and Electrical Technician Role:

We have an excellent opportunity for an experience Mechanical and Electrical Technician to join a large successful Water business working within the Water Production Site.

As the mechanical and electrical technician, you will be working in a multi-disciplinary team alongside a range of operational teams such as systems ICA and water quality.

Key Duties for the Mechanical and Electrical Technician:

  • Ensuring all equipment at the water production site is running safely and efficiently using proactive and reactive maintenance methods.
  • You will inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair electrical & mechanical plant equipment.
  • Follow robust planned maintenance as well as getting involved in minor installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs to ensure our plant operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible in order to avoid interruptions to the process.
  • Provide technical advice, referring to up to date technical knowledge, and provide training or support for technical trainees if required.
  • Participate in a 24/7 out of hours standby rota
  • Examples of equipment that you will be working on include; various pumps and associated control gear, 3 phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSD's, automatic valves and penstocks, flow, level and pressure measurement, programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives and controls, chemical handling and dosing equipment.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

  • 18th Edition electrical City and Guilds certification with an upskill qualification in mechanical NVQ 2/3
  • Apprenticeship with significant experience of electrical systems working in a 'true multi-skilled' capacity
  • NVQ or City & Guilds level 3 in mechanical engineering would also be ideal
  • Experience in inspecting, maintaining, fault diagnosis, testing, installation, modifying or repairing mechanical and electrical plant equipment
  • Experience maintaining large pumps, actuated valves, electronic control systems such as VSD's and 3 phase electrical switchgear is essential
  • Knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues relevant to the industry
  • You will need the ability to work in confined spaces and will require completion of appropriate training for this
  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn about water treatment processes.
  • Due to the nature of this role, your permanent address must be within 15 miles of the Thames Water company boundary
  • A full UK driving licence is essential

Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business.
We will contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. Privacy Policy. Equal Opportunity and Diversity Policy.

Similar Jobs

Single Skilled Electrical Technician

Enfield Town £28000 - £35000 per annum

Single Skilled Electrical Technician Permanent Enfield £28,000 - £33,000 + Company Van About the Single Skilled Electrical Technician role:We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Technician to work in North London. As the successful Single Skill...


Electrical Safety & Technical Support Engineer

West London £38000 - £40000 per annum

Electrical Safety & Technical Support EngineerPermanent East London£38,000 - £40,000 About the Electrical Safety & Technical Support Engineer We have an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Safety & Technical Support Engineer to join a large Waste Wate...


Street Lighting Hiab Driver

Kent £13.00 - £14.00 per hour

Hiab Driver BromleyTemp - Perm£13.00 - £14.00 Looking to work for a Tier 1 main contractor? We have an excellent opportunity for a Street Lighting Hiab Driver to work for a leading business within the street lighting industry.This will initially be a contract role, w...


Contracts Manager - Street Lighting

Bedfordshire £45000 - £55000 per annum

Street Lighting ManagerBedfordshire£45-60k I am currently looking for a Street Lighting Manager, Based in the Bedfordshire to work for a main contractor on a large PFI. You will be tasked with leading and managing all aspects of multi million pound street lighting c...


Recruitment Resourcer

East Grinstead £18000 - £23000 per annum + commission and financial incentives

Gold Group are a progressive recruitment company based in East Grinstead, West Sussex and we have an excellent opportunity for a Recruitment ResourcerJoining the Civil Engineering & Infrastruture team you will be working directly with a Senior Consultant who has...


Fibre Supervisor - FTTH/FTTP

Ipswich Package

Job Title: Fibre Supervisor - FTTH/FTTPLocation: IpswichPermanentSalary: £COMPETITIVEFibre Supervisor for Fibre Supervisor:We have an exciting opportunity for a Fibre Supervisor to join a large successful tier 1 contractor where you'll work alongside the client first...


Planning Engineer

Shoreham-by-Sea £55000 - £70000 per annum + car & package

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning Engineer of Intermediate or Senior level to join a leading main contractor on a major £1bn framework. The Planning Engineer will join an experience team who are responsible for delivering a number of k...


Skilled Highways Operative

Kent £30000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime & Night rates

Skilled Highways OperativeErith - M25 area£30-40k + overtime, night rates I am urgently looking for Skilled Highways Operative with previous experience carrying out general maintenance on the highways, a valid CSCS Card as a minimum and NRSWA preferred, starting ASAP...