Maintenance Technician - Electrical/Mechanical

Severn Trent
500.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + 00
30 Nov 2018
28 Dec 2018
Engineering, Mining
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an innovative thinker who likes solving problems?

As a Maintenance Technician you'll maintain, repair, and calibrate electrical and instrumentation equipment in our clean water treatment works and pumping stations, such as process control loops for pump control and chemical dosing, as well as carrying out the repair and maintenance of electrical motor drive systems and associated control systems - this will include inverter drives and basic motor starting. You'll also support the company's drive to continually improve safety standards as you'll be responsible for ensuring all activities are performed in a safe and diligent manner.

Let's talk about what skills or experience you'll need to be able to do the job.

With significant experience installing and maintaining instrumentation and electrical equipment, you'll also have experience in working with industrial equipment, such as motors, starters and invertors. You'll need to have experience in undertaking fault diagnostics and resolving issues in a timely manner. Likewise, you'll have working knowledge of PLC control, ladder logic data paths and ESCADA type systems.

We're looking for a positive, team player, who's comfortable using their own initiative as you'll need to come up with a variety of solutions to problems you're faced with. So keeping calm and work well under pressure is key, as is having a flexible approach to work, as you'll be participating in a 24/7 stand-by rota.


In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have:

•Completed a Time Served Apprenticeship
•Full Valid UK Driving Licence
•NVQ3 in Maintenance (Instrumentation)
•Electrical Inspection and Testing

•17th Edition
•Maintenance NVQ in Second Skill
•Water treatment Qualification
•H&S Qualification

Severn Trent benefits include:

•Salary of up to GBP30,000
•2 for 1 Pension contribution
•25 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year
•Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme


The role will be based at our Mitcheldean West Midlands.

Who are we?

Hello. We're Severn Trent and we think water is amazing. It's why we put all our energy into helping over 8 million people - from the Bristol Channel to the Humber, mid-Wales to East Midlands - enjoy the wonders of water every day. Our customers, and the communities that we live and work in, are at the heart of everything we do.

Our vison is to be the most trusted water company by 2020, delivering an outstanding customer experience, the best value service and environmental leadership and through all of this making sure the wonder of water is readily available to everyone; today and for future generations.

We want our people to be part of an organisation that celebrates diversity and individual thinking as we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is important for success. We seek to ensure that every employee and every application we receive, without exception, is treated equally and fairly.