Electrical/Mechanical Engineer

Location
East Midlands, West Midlands
Salary
£34,879 (with Chartered Engineer status £40,879)
Posted
13 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Sector
Environment

£34,879 (with Chartered Engineer status £40,879)

East Midlands, West Midlands

A Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation (MEICA) Engineer will have a relevant Mechanical or Electrical engineering qualification and will join the Midlands area MEICA team to prioritise, plan and deliver through contractors maintenance and replacement work to flood risk pumping stations, water control structures and our wider business. Following our recent ISO55001 accreditation, we are working closely with external contractors to develop a world class asset management organisation.

The role will responsible for providing strong technical leadership to assure technical and design standards, monitoring the quality and advising on the requirements to meet specialist MEICA technical, safety, legal, environmental and operational requirements, spreading across the geographic areas covering a very diverse range of assets.

You will provide technical instructions to ensure staff across the Midlands involved with electrical and mechanical works comply with statutory legislation, British and European standards together with Environment Agency’s codes of practices, procedures and related guidance.

Travel across the Midlands and occasionally across the country is required. A lease car is provided.

We take care of our employees, offering an impressive career average pension scheme and 27 days’ holiday. We also have flexitime working.

The team  

Joining our friendly and important Midlands MEICA Team you will report to the Midlands MEICA Team Leader, acting as technical leader on MEICA activity and will participate in our response to flood incidents. You will provide technical electrical and/or mechanical support and direction to other team members and be responsible for liaising with wide range of business partners and leading on actions on behalf of the Midlands MEICA Team Leader and Operations Managers

Experience/skills required  

- Comprehensive knowledge of MEICA related statutory legislation, British and European standards.

- Experience in leading or taking a lead role in safety investigations, identifying and disseminating learning to bring about improvements in electrical and behavioural safety.

- Knowledge and experience of Root Cause Analysis, Reliability engineering and process improvement.

- A good understanding of Asset Management and asset management computer systems such as computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS) will be an advantage.

- Highly motivated self-starter.

- Outcome focussed. You will need to demonstrate you can deliver the required tasks.

- Educated to degree level or equivalent vocational experience.

- Ability to influence, persuade and bring others with you.

- Technical Leadership

- CDM 2015 and general health and safety awareness.

- Writing and reviewing technical specifications.

You will ideally be a professionally recognised mechanical or electrical engineer holding either Chartered or Incorporated status with the IMechE or IET.

Closing date: 7th June 2019.