Senior Utilities Engineer - Water / Waste Water

  • Job Reference: R22327
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Utilities Engineer - Water / Waste Water

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - £47,690 - £70,000 (dependent on experience and suitability for the role)

Closing Date - 20th June

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle.

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training.

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services.

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution).

  • Life Assurance.

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending.

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

As a Senior Utilities Engineer, you will deliver professional engineering services to enable the Facility Engineering Team Leader to deliver utility services to facilities, assets and equipment required by AWE.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing intelligence to maximise the availability of utilities plant, equipment, and infrastructure within relevant networks.

  • Identifying risks associated with condition and performance of plant, equipment, and infrastructure.

  • Providing engineering intelligence to Engineering Team Leader / Network Manager for mitigations, modifications, and forward strategies.

  • Ensuring standards and compliance are maintained for relevant network plant and equipment.

  • Overseeing maintenance of configuration baseline and provision of load connection and disconnection authorisations for relevant networks.

  • Providing specialist network engineering intelligence to project design and delivery teams.

  • Maintaining and promoting high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality and be a great team player.

  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applying extensive domain and technical knowledge for design, as built standards and through life system performance for relevant network plant and equipment.

  • Prioritising new / remedial works in conjunction with Network Manager and provide specialist engineering resource to enable task delivery.

  • Providing specialist engineering knowledge for design. Installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting on network plant equipment and infrastructure.

  • Identifying and escalating business risk associated with the condition and performance of network plant equipment and infrastructure.

  • Optimising the delivery of Utilities Engineering services.

  • Ensuring maintenance activities are delivered in line with AM (PE) standards.

  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Technician Apprenticeship or HNC/HND with suitable additional experience.

  • Ability to lead engineering capability across relevant networks, comprising a range of infrastructure facilities and associated plant and equipment.

  • Primary Mechanical Bias with experience across multiple disciplines.

  • Leading delivery of Utilities engineering intelligence for relevant networks.

  • Experience in utility / building service delivery over a large portfolio of buildings.

  • Leading multi-disciplined groups in the delivery of engineering services across the life of an asset.

Candidates must be willing and able to apply, obtain and maintain the required security clearance for the role.

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