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Electrical/Telemetry Technician

Ref no. BHN542333
Salary £34,000 - £44,000/annum
Location Reading, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

My Client is recruiting for an Electrical/Telemetry Technician in the Water Sector

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My Client is recruiting for an Electrical/Telemetry Technician in the Water Sector

Location: based from Reading office but covering London and surrounding area's

The Technician will hold a technical role within the company and should set good examples of conduct and professionalism. For individual projects they will report to the assigned Project Manager / Engineer, however, in time, it may be expected that they should accept ownership of certain lower valued contracts. From time to time they may be asked to take charge of a working party and be responsible for lesser skilled employees, therefore they should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Health & Safety issues and leadership skills.

This will be a mainly site based role. There may be occasions where support for other projects / departments may be required across the business, so a flexible attitude is desired.

This role will also require the ability to effectively liaise with internal staff (both senior and junior) and external clients / contractors in a polite, professional and courteous manner.


Typical (non-exhaustive) duties may include: -

  • Ensuring that all Health & Safety processes and procedures are followed
  • Carry out electrical installation work to BS7671.
  • Carry out installation, service and repair to a variety of low voltage electrical control systems.
  • Carry our installation, replacement, and modifications to various Telemetry based systems.
  • Carry out installation and commissioning of a variety of instrumentation systems, including pressure, level, temperature, flow & actuated knife gate valves.
  • Conduct planned preventative maintenance and calibration of instruments on product range.
  • Ability to fault find in control panels with / without electrical schematics
  • MCC / control panel modifications
  • Provide written technical reports and other documentation as required by senior engineering professionals.
  • Be capable of carrying out test and inspection of electrical installation and providing satisfactory documentation as required by the Company's nominated certificating body (NICEIC, ECA etc.)
  • All technicians should be PC literate and be able to demonstrate a sound background in IT skills.

Required Skills

  • Ability to organise and management time effectively
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of PC Skills
  • Ability to work well alone as well as with other teams within the company
  • Electrically Qualified
  • Hold 18th Edition Wiring regulations qualification
  • Flexible approach

The following lists corporate values. The Project management team shall be fully aware of these and ensure that where possible individual actions demonstrate adherence and promotion to the wider workforce: -

  1. Assure the safety of each and every person affected by Company's work
  2. Deliver work profitably to support growth and investment
  3. Develop a 'Great Place to Work' offering a stimulating and rewarding environment
  4. Nurture and manage our 'Employee Talent'
  5. Celebrate individual and company success
  6. Respect our colleagues

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