Craftsperson - Mechanical

South West
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Renewable Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering, Environmental Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
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£25,814 to £25,814 per annum
Salary Description:
25814 Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date:
South West Water
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Are you an experienced Mechanical Craftsperson / Technician looking for a new challenge?

South West Water provide  reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Craftsperson - Mechanical for our team based in Ashford, Barnstaple.

The Role

The Craftsperson - Mechanical will fault find, repair and maintain SWW assets across a range of company sites, predominantly Waste water treatment works and sewage pumping stations. You will help ensure maximum asset availability and support the SWW Pure vision by assisting minimising risk to compliance, quality requirements and health & safety. Duties include:

 *Asset repair and maintenance as scheduled by the scheduling team or your manager. *Undertaking any training required in order to carry out work activities in a safe or legal manner. *Assisting operational staff with the resolution of complex problems. *Accurate and timely feedback of activities completed.  *Keeping our customers updated with activities which may impact on their processes. *Using method statements and safe systems of work for the activities you carry out. *Acting as duty mechanical craftsperson on a call-out rota basis on both water and waste water sites. *Having a good understanding of Health & Safety responsibilities in a work place. *Working with or in close proximity to chemicals in accordance with COSHH, QMS Procedures and relevant Health and Safety standards. *Liaising with the Maintenance & FSC Manager to ensure schedules are optimised.

The Ideal Craftsperson - Mechanical:

 *Able to deliver an effective maintenance service in both workshop and site environments *Experience of working with Drinking and / or Waste Water treatment processes would be desirable *Able to fault find and repair large complex pieces of mechanical equipment. *Able to work under pressure to deliver within tight deadlines

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Craftsperson - Mechanical, we can offer a salary £25,814 - £29,155 per annum dependent on skills and experience. Opportunity for incremental salary increases as part of an assessed competency scheme. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Craftsperson - Mechanical, click apply today.

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