Location: OXFORD
Salary: £ 30,000 per Annum
Reference : 19701

Our client is a major company in the UK Water Sector who are looking for an mechanical and electrical technician to join them on a permanent basis in Oxfordshire. This role will be a part of an industry-leading engineering team that can achieve the company’s ambitions for AMP7. This is an amazing opportunity to work for a unique and rewarding company within the UK Water Sector.

The selected candidate will ensure that all equipment on the sewage treatment works is running safely and efficiently. In addition to this, you will maintain, fault diagnose, test, install modify or repair electrical and mechanical plant equipment.


  • Carry out scheduled planned maintenance work on mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Provide technical advice and training.
  • Examples of equipment that you will be working on will be various pumps and associated control gear, 3 phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSD’s, automatic valves and penstocks, flow, level and pressure measurement, programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives and controls, chemical handling and dosing equipment
  • Participate in a stand-by rota following the relevant training

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

  • ONC/HNC in engineering, NVQ or C&G level 3 in mechanical engineering with an upskill qualification in mechanical NVQ2/3 is crucial.
  • Ideally, you will have been upskilled with a mechanical qualification to allow inspecting, maintaining, fault diagnose, test, install, modify or repair mechanical and electrical plant equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues.
  • Participation in a 24/7 out of hours’ standby rota will be required after a suitable period of training and assessment.
  • A valid driving licence is essential and all necessary equipment such as vehicle and tools are provided.


  • Salary of up to £38,000 p.a.

  • 26 days holiday

  • Pension match of up to 12%