Electrician/Electrical Fitter - Waste Water


CS 23009


Waste Management, Recycling & Renewable Energy


£38,000 to £48,000 Per Annum



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CS 23009

Electrician/Electrical Fitter - Waste Water

£38,000-£48,000 OTE

South West

Alecto Recruitment is looking to hear from Electrical Technicians and Electricians with experience in the wastewater industry to join our client in the South West in a mobile capacity.

Working as part of the service team you will maintain; fault find and install industrial equipment on wastewater and sewage treatment sites.

Role Responsibilities

  • Repairing electrical equipment.
  • Installation, commissioning, setting up and testing of mechanical/electrical equipment and controls.
  • Break down cover on a rota basis.
  • Working out on customer sites across the country.
  • Working in workshops as required at any of the company locations.
  • Stripping and rebuilding machinery/ pumps/ heavy industrial equipment.
  • Planned preventative maintenance (Industrial equipment & pumps).
  • Carry out site inspections and compile survey reports for quotation purposes.
  • Access and interpret technical instructions using mobile electronic equipment.
  • Carry out fault finding down to component level.
  • To work as part of a team and to co-operate with other staff / trades.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Current valid driving license.
  • You will be required to work away from home, which will require overnight stays, in accordance with business needs.
  • You will also be expected to undertake overtime as required; this is essential. Please note that all employees are expected to take their turn on the emergency cover rota that entails being on call for a week at a time including over a weekend or bank holiday every few months.
  • Able to work outside on sites which are connected with wastewater (sewage).
  • Able to carry out work tasks that involve physical strength, stamina, standing, kneeling or crouching.
  • Capable of working at heights from scaffold platforms, ladders or mechanical equipment.
  • Undertake training and work as part of a confined space team (desirable).

Competence and Qualifications:

  • Must have served a recognised electrical apprenticeship and gained NVQ level 3/SVQ Level 3 electrical installation and Part One & Two City & Guilds or equivalent.
  • C&G 2380 (IEE Wiring Regs 18th Edition) (Essential)
  • JIB/ECS Gold card (Essential).
  • C&G 2391 (Inspection & Testing) desirable.
  • Ideally 5 years' practical experience working on industrial electrical equipment.
  • Experience of working with a range of portable tools, small plant & equipment to enable work to be carried out.
  • Knowledge and experience of Programmable Logic controls within the automation industry (desirable)
  • Control panel manufacture/ panel wiring and advantage (desirable).
  • Commissioning and setting up of instrumentation and controls (desirable).
  • Basic mechanical skills such as fitting bearings, seals and lubrication changes (desirable).

Skills & Attributes:

  • Sound knowledge of Industrial electrical installation and maintenance.
  • Basic Knowledge of Health & Safety Issues in connection with the construction industry (desirable).
  • Ability to record detailed and accurate repairs information relating to jobs.
  • Access and interpret technical instructions using mobile electronic equipment.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure work is completed within set timescales.
  • Ability to carry out site inspections and compile survey reports for quotation purposes.
  • Carry out fault finding down to Electrical component level.
  • Able to communicate effectively to the customer and company management.
  • Conduct the work activities in a professional manner and promote a positive image of the company.

To apply for this role please send your CV or call us on 02392 539 773 for more information.