Dual Skilled Technician

Recruiter
Blueprint Recruitment Solutions
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Blueprint Recruitment Solutions are representing a leading company in the UK Water Sector, who have an immediate opportunity for a Dual Skilled Technician to join them on a permanent basis in East London.

The role comes with a competitive salary, van, tools, PPE as well as a generous benefits package (which includes 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays and an excellent pension scheme which allows up-to 18% of employee / employer contributions.

Key responsibilities:

* Ensure that all equipment at the sewage treatment works are running safely and efficiently using proactive and reactive maintenance methods.
* Inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair electrical and mechanical plant equipment.
* Follow robust planned maintenance, getting involved in minor installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs.
* Working on various equipment including pumps and associated control gear, 3 phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSD’s, automatic valves and penstocks, flow and chemical handling.
* Carry out scheduled planned maintenance work on mechanical and electrical equipment in order to minimise plant breakdowns.
* Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible in order to avoid interruptions to the process.
* Investigate and diagnose complex faults and carry out repairs during incidents.
* Provide technical advice, referring to up to date technical knowledge and provide training support for technical trainees if required.

Essential requirements:

* Served apprenticeship with significant experience of electrical systems working in a true multi skilled capacity.
* Hold an ONC/HNC in engineering, NVQ or C&G Level 3 in mechanical engineering with an upskill qualification in mechanical NVQ2/3.
* Upskilled with a mechanical qualification to allow to inspect, maintain, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair mechanical and electrical plant equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
* Knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues.
* Physical fitness with ability to work in confined spaces.
* Ability to participate in a 24/7 out of hours standby rota.
* Hold a full, valid driving licence.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK without visa restrictions.

For more information please call Louise Dalton-Brown on (Apply online only) or email louise.dalton-brown @ (url removed) and 14995f, or apply directly by clicking the ‘Apply’ option, and following the instructions

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