Dual Skilled Technician

Advance TRS
Hertfordshire, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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On behalf of our client we are seeking a Dual Skilled Mechanical and Electrical Technician to work on a permanent basis in Hertfordshire. The main responsibility for the role is to ensure that all equipment on a sewage treatment works upgrade project is running safely and efficiently using proactive and reactive maintenance methods.

Working within the team you will follow robust maintenance plan as well as getting involved in installation projects, electrical fault finding, project commissioning and emergency breakdown repairs to ensure the plant operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Key Accountabilities:

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 stand-by rota following the relevant training.
Participation in a 24/7 out of hours standby rota will be required after a suitable period of training and assessment.
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:

You should be a time served within significant experience of mechanical systems. Previous experience in an electrical apprenticeship, NVQ or C&G level 3 in mechanical engineering with an upskill qualification in mechanical NVQ2/3 is essential.
Ideally you will have been upskilled with a mechanical qualification to allow inspecting, maintaining, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair mechanical and electrical plant equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Experience working on large industrial plant equipment including various pumps within the utilities industry would be beneficial.
Apprenticeship with significant experience of electrical systems working in a 'true multi-skilled' capacity. Would also be ideal
Experience in inspecting, maintaining, fault diagnosis, testing, installation, modifying or repairing mechanical and electrical plant equipment.
Knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues relevant to the industry would be beneficial for this role.
The work will require physical fitness.
You will need the ability to work in confined spaces and will require the completion of appropriate training for this.
A full UK driving licence is essential.Package:

Our client are offering a competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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