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Hazardous Area (DSEAR) Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity to join Anglian Water's expanding Electrical Maintenance team.

Based - Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire or Essex

Water Recycling is at the heart of our operations. The key services that we are responsible for are delivered by our in-house, highly-skilled workforce. We collect and treat the water that customers have used, returning it to the environment via rivers and coastal outlets. Our network includes 76,000 kilometres of sewers which feed over 1,000 water recycling centres. Would you like to be part of a team who responsible for the safe and sustainable operation and maintenance of our water recycling assets?

What will you be doing?

We are looking someone with experience working on Hazardous area equipment and electrical installations with a proven competence in time management.

You specifically will be completing inspection, testing , remedial and refurbishment work on electrical/mechanical assets within Hazardous areas, this includes production and updating of subsequent records. You will also provide technical advice and solutions to other technicians, teams and departments. Your working day may involve some office based work however operational site work will be your primary duty so tools, equipment and a van are provided along with a performance bonus.

This is a specialist yet diverse electrical role within Anglian Water with plenty of opportunity to develop and gain additional knowledge and training. You will have the opportunity to work with engineers carrying out work on Low Voltage, High Voltage and Thermography subjects and programmes.

What do you need?

You will be educated to ONC/OND level with NVQ 3 or an equivalent electrical technical qualification, with extensive post apprenticeship experience, ideally supervision experience. Current CompEX 1-4, or ICEEx equivalent competence with at least 2 years’ experience in this area are required for this role, however training may be possible for the right candidate. Electrical Inspection and Testing as well as BS7671 qualifications would also be beneficial.

Electrical engineering and CDM regulations application on Water Supply and Water Recycling assets would be an advantage though plenty of training is available for the right candidate.

An excellent communicator with the ability to adapt, challenge and change; you will also be flexible, proactive, think strategically and have proven IT and time management skills.

What benefits do we offer?

Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 23 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Flexible working (dependent on your role)
  • Plus lots more!

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.

If you are offered a job with us, you will be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Job Details

Job Title:
Hazardous Area (DSEAR) Engineer

Job Type:
Full Time

Circa £34,000 depending on skills and experience

East of England, South East

Closing Date:
2nd October 2019

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