Electrical Technician

£36,500 Per Annum

Full Time


Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Engineering And Technical

Posted 7 days ago

Expires In 22 Days

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a career-minded individual to join our waste team as an Electrical Technician at Rye Meads Sewage Treatments Works.

As the successful candidate, your role will be to ensure that all equipment at our sewage treatment works is running safely and efficiently using proactive and reactive maintenance methods.  You will inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair electrical and some mechanical equipment.

You will also be working in a multi-discipline team and will be responsible for carrying- out scheduled, unscheduled and emergency maintenance work on Electrical equipment in compliance with company procedures to minimise plant breakdowns.

PPE and tools will be provided, and a van will be supplied for of hours duty when the necessary training period has been completed.

What you’ll be doing as the Electrical Technician
  • Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs in a timely and efficient manner to avoid interruptions to the process.
  • This may involve investigating and diagnosing complex faults and carrying out repairs during incidents.
  • You will be expected to provide technical advice, referring to up-to-date technical knowledge, and provide training or support for technical trainees if required.
  • Examples of equipment that you will be working on will be motors, gearboxes, various conveyors & centrifuges, various pumps, and associated control gear, 3-phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSD, automatic valves, flow, level and pressure measurement, programmable logic controllers, chemical handling and dosing equipment.
  • Participate in a stand-by rota following the relevant training.

Base Location: Rye Meads Sewage Works - SG12 8JY.

Working Pattern or hours: 38 Hours per week 7;30 am- 3:36 pm (Plus the inclusion onto a standby rota for which you will receive additional payment).

What you should bring to the role
  • NVQ or C&G level 3 in Electrical Engineering is essential.
  • 18th Edition qualification is desirable, but training can be provided.
  • Knowledge and awareness of health and safety policies are required.
  • Significant experience in electrical systems ideally working in an industrial environment.
  • A valid driving license is required.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary paying up to £36,840 per annum. (Subject to your level of experience, skills and qualifications)
  • Company van will be provided when the necessary training period has been completed.
  • 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.
Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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