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  • Location: England
  • Salary: £18.50 - 18.50 per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Matt Roberts
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 516 3392
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407385MRS

Job Title: Electrical Engineer (Water Treatment) £18.50ph with Overtime and Bonues 

Position: Electrical Engineer (Water Treatment)

Salary: £18.50 per hour, with overtime and bonuses

Location: East Anglia

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

Company Benefits:

  • Salary - to be negotiated depending on experience.
  • Contract type - Permanent.
  • 33 days holiday (including public holidays).
  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy.
  • New employee finder's fee/refer a friend (£500).
  • Electric vehicle charging.
  • Emotional assistance programmes (mental and emotional wellbeing).
  • Free parking.
  • Free tea/coffee.
  • Company workwear.
  • Company events.

Job Purpose:

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for conducting electrical engineering operations to the highest standards of quality, efficiency, and minimal wastage. This role also encompasses ensuring a safe working environment for all colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing Inspections: Regularly inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify potential issues or areas for improvement.
  • Diagnosing Problems: Troubleshoot electrical malfunctions and identify root causes of issues, whether they are reactive or part of planned maintenance.
  • Repairing Faults: Conduct repairs on electrical systems, equipment, and machinery to ensure they are functioning correctly and safely.
  • Responding to Emergencies: React promptly to emergency calls and resolve electrical issues to minimise downtime and maintain safety.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the maintenance team, as well as with engineers from other disciplines, to coordinate maintenance activities and resolve complex issues.
  • Communication: Maintain clear and open communication with stakeholders, including colleagues, supervisors, clients, and contractors, regarding maintenance activities, progress, and any potential issues.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Ensure that all maintenance activities adhere to relevant health and safety regulations, industry standards, and legal requirements.
  • Implementing Preventive Maintenance: Follow scheduled maintenance plans to perform routine checks, servicing, and replacements to prevent breakdowns and prolong the lifespan of electrical equipment.
  • Record-Keeping: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including inspections, repairs, replacements, and tests, to track the performance and condition of electrical systems over time.
  • Emergency Response Planning: Participate in the development and implementation of emergency response plans to effectively handle electrical emergencies and minimise risks to personnel and property.
  • Other Duties: Perform any other duties assigned in line with the scope and seniority of the role.

Other Responsibilities:

  • To understand and adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with company health and safety policies, procedures, and codes of practise.
  • Demonstrate and uphold company values.


  • Specific skill-based qualification to level 3 or higher, OR have at least 5 years of field-based experience.
  • Experience with 3 phase systems/equipment.
  • 18th edition certification.


  • Ideally possess an NVQ or equivalent in the core role.
  • Additional field-based skill qualifications.
  • 2391 Test and Inspection certification.
  • Health and Safety First Aid (3-day) training.
  • Confined Space Trained.
  • Experience working with water control assets on rivers and waterways.

Further Aspects of the Role:

  • There may be occasional requirements to work away, typically Monday - Friday with weekends at home.
  • Training and Development: Stay updated on the latest developments in electrical engineering, technologies, and maintenance techniques through training and professional development activities.
  • Testing and Calibration: Conduct tests, measurements, and calibrations on electrical systems and equipment to ensure they meet safety and performance standards.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost savings, and efficiency enhancements in electrical maintenance practises.