Electrical Technician

Are you an experienced Electrical Technician looking for a new challenge?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater 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.

South West Water requires an experienced Electrical Technician in East Cornwall for the support of planned and reactive maintenance activities throughout the East Cornwall region. In addition to your core hours you will also be required to participate in an out of hours standby rota.

What will you be doing?

The Electrical Technician will be responsible for delivering reactive and planned maintenance activities on South West Water assets. You will ensure that the business meets the required internal and external customer service standards, whilst protecting the environment.

You will carry out repair and maintenance for water and sewage treatment works, process control and electrical systems; diagnosing faults on all aspects of asset control and automation. You will compile and update any site engineering documentation which enables Operational staff to carry out support and maintenance of the works systems.

Participation in an out of hours Standby Rota will be required for this role.

What do you need?

You will need current Edition Electrical regulations or pre IEE qualification and test and inspect qualification enabling you to assist in the installation, repair and maintenance activities including optimisation of the operational plant, process power and control systems. You will also need:

 *Time served apprenticeship supported by relevant formal qualifications e.g. City and Guilds, BTEC, *ONC/HNC/HND *Experience with VSD's, soft starts and motor control systems *Industrial or commercial electrical experience is essential *Knowledge of working with Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) *Good working knowledge of LV systems (working with 415vac down to 24vac and dc control and indication) *Self-motivated and willing to take responsibility for all aspects of work delivery *Good communications skills and be able to work on your own but also as part of a larger team *Full driving licence

What can South West water do for you?                                            

In return for your hard work as our Electrical Technician, we can offer a salary of £27,122 - £30,632 per annum dependent on skills and experience. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within 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 excel as our Electrical Technician, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Closing Date:
07/01/2020

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