Electrical & Mechanical Technician

  • Job Reference: JR13634
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Website: https://www.veolia.co.uk/careers
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £46,805
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Competitive plus Veolia benefits

Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hours per week

Location: Newmarket Approach, Leeds, LS9 0RJ

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources and help it become a better place for everyone.

As an Electrical & Mechanical Technician you'll be pushing for innovative solutions to create a more sustainable future for all. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

To carry out maintenance tasks on the Energy Recovery Facility, fault finding, installation and routine maintenance of all mechanical equipment with some electrical equipment.

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Refer an Engineer to us once you've joined and earn £1000
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • Free physiotherapy service
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What you'll be doing;

  • working on various pumps, fans and associated control gear
  • Fault finding on conveyor belts
  • 3-phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSDs,
  • automatic valves, flow, level, and pressure measurement,
  • programmable logic controllers, variable speed drives and controls, chemical handling, and dosing equipment.
  • Investigating plant failures and carrying out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • This may involve investigating and diagnosing complex faults and carrying out repairs during incidents.
  • Carrying out planned maintenance work on mechanical and electrical equipment in compliance with company standards and procedures to improve plant resilience.
  • Providing technical advice to the wider team, referring to up-to-date technical knowledge, and providing training or support for technical trainees if required

What we're looking for;

  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 and National Certificate or Diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, as well as a time served apprenticeship (please ensure detailed on CV)
  • Ideally you will be dual trained (mechanical and electrical) with proven experience in manufacturing, Food industry being preferable
  • 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671)
  • Experience in Installation and inspection and Testing e.g minor works training or City and Guilds
  • Experience in Energy from Waste

What's next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.