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Thames Barrier Senior Technical Advisor – Electrical Engineering

The Environment Agency
London (Greater)
Financial package up to £61,200 pa + generous pension and other benefits
Closing date
16 Jul 2022

Job Details

The Environment Agency works in partnership to tackle the impacts of climate change and manage the assets that protect Central London from flooding.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly skilled and dedicated team based at our iconic site Thames Barrier site in South-East London. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this vital role supports professional leadership on all aspects of electrical engineering, across several key sites and assets. 

As a Chartered Electrical Engineer with a range of experience you will be able to operate at Senior Authorised Person (SAP) level, ideally in a High Voltage environment.

The role will involve:

  • Providing guidance and support on all aspects of electrical engineering, and after suitable training you will take on an operational role participating on a stand-by roster Building and maintain relationships with key external suppliers and be comfortable operating at a peer level, both nationally and internationally.   Leading on major capital investment projects and contribute to the wider management team, both locally and across the wider business. 

A driving licence is beneficial but not essential, although obtaining the required security clearances is a pre-requisite for this role.  

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, then initially please contact Steve East via email or phone 0208 305 4132



The Environment Agency work to create better places for people and wildlife and support sustainable development. We are an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

We are inspiring the people we work with to help the country to not only survive but thrive through the challenges of a changing climate. We want to keep people safe and protect the things that matter to us all – our natural spaces, our wildlife and our future.


Climate Change is the biggest challenge we face. Our Climate Ambition is to create a net zero nation that is resilient to climate change. Putting it at the heart of all we do will help us and the country become better prepared for the impacts of climate change whilst taking action to prevent further climate change from happening. t to action to prevent further climate change from happening.


 We are committed to making our organisation as diverse as the environment and represents the communities we serve. Our society and environment are changing, bringing us new challenges all the time. We know we need a diverse workforce to help us deliver better for the different communities we serve.


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