Instrumentation Electrician - Water treatment

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Peterborough, PE2 6SE
Dates that interviews will take place
Ongoing interviews
Up to £37.5K + OT (£42K+) & excellent benefits
Summary of vacancy

Do you work as an Electrician or Electrical technician, qualified and with Instrumentation experience of installing, fault finding and maintaining High and Low voltage equipment? Would you be interested in a role involving planned / reactive maintenance and modifications on mobile equipment and chemical plant for the water treatment industry?

SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) provide our customers with technology and expertise to enhance their water, wastewater, and process productivity.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.

What will you be doing as an Instrumentation Electrician?

Working to support the plant operations team you’ll carry out preventative and reactive electrical maintenance on Mobile Water treatment equipment, as well as routine maintenance tasks and regeneration development on the plant itself, with specific tasks that will involve:

  • Installing, fault finding and maintaining instrumentation (pressure / temperature flow and level) through preventative and reactive maintenance
  • Calibrations and loop checking instruments relating to the sites control systems (PLC / DCS)
  • Complete testing of electrical circuits and panels, ensuring systems are safe and compliant with regulations
  • Fault find, repair and install pumps in different environments such as chemical and water
  • Perform upgrades to existing equipment (CE standards) assist with plant modifications and improvements.

We provide EHS training courses to ensure all required risk assessment, lockout and permit procedures are understood, to enable you to work effectively with our teams of mechanical fitters and electricians. Given the nature of the role, there will be the expectation for some evening and weekend overtime, plus the opportunity for occasional travel to customer sites and to coordinate on-site contractors.

What will you need and what can you gain? (Experience and qualifications)

With a background in industrial electrical works, you’ll have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and within a team. You’ll need the self-motivation and flexibility to work towards both individual and collective goals, along with technical knowledge and qualifications that include:

  • Ideally apprentice trained with an NVQ3 in Electrical based subject and / or City & Guilds Level 3 in electrical installations (or equivalent)
  • Experience working with High and Low voltage equipment
  • 17th or ideally 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • Electrical safety passport would be beneficial
  • Water treatment industry experience would be advantageous.

Coming from an environment that’s given you a strong understanding of EHS and Quality awareness, you will need good general computer literacy but SUEZ invests in its staff and will provide training and development opportunities.


Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere and now has more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world. For more than 100 years SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

We offer a great work environment, with professional development and challenging careers along with competitive reward & benefit. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with employment decisions made without regard to any and all characteristics protected by law.

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Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.