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Mechanical Technician

Louth, Lincolnshire

£25000 - £28000 per annum


Salary £25,000 £28,000 dependent on skills and experience + additional standby allowance

A refreshingly different career!

We are doing much more than supplying crucial water and water recycling services, we are developing new and sustainable ways of working, and challenging the way people think about water through our Love Every Drop campaign. Help us to deliver our message and embrace the challenges that we face, as we ensure Anglian Water is a water company fit for the future.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a Mechanical Asset Technician to join the team in Louth and cover assets in the surrounding area.

No day will be the same in this crucial role; youll keep all kinds of equipment at our Water Treatment Works operating correctly and reliably. Carrying out planned maintenance and responding promptly to issues and incidents, youll use your current mechanical knowledge and be responsible for the daytoday operation of water supply assets including water treatment works, reservoirs, towers and pumping stations.

Youll complete an extensive training programme to learn how to operate a complex water treatment plant. Once trained youll investigate and diagnose complex faults, carry out repairs in order to maintain and optimise our assets for peak performance, including the installation of new equipment.

What do you need?

The role would suit a qualified mechanical technician with the ability and ambition to train in all aspects of water treatment works operation, maintenance and optimisation.

Youll need to have the minimum of an Indentured Apprenticeship, NVQ Level 3, related City and Guilds Pts 1 & 2 in mechanical or relevant ONC / BTEC.

A key aspect of this role is your behaviours and your ability to develop great working relationships.

Experience of working with water assets and water processes, including fault finding and maintenance on instrumentation, pumps, actuators and chemical dosing is an advantage.

Youll need a flexible approach to working hours as once you have undertaken training you will be required to participate in a standby rota in order to provide 24 hour operational service throughout your local area you will receive additional payment for this on top of your basic salary. In order to be able to undertake your standby duties you will need to live within 40 minutes of our Water Treatment Works in Covernham, Louth.

As an organised team player, youll embrace the extensive training programme that will enable you to develop a rewarding career and be the best you can be.

What benefits do we offer?

Being a successful water company doesnt 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 successful in your application, you will benefit from access to a company vehicle, so a full driving licence is essential. If you are offered the role, the status of your driving licence will be checked.

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 preemployment checks.

Closing date: 27th May 2019

Posted 10 days ago

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