MEICA (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation and Control) Engineer - 11105

North West
Richard Fairclough House
Staff Grade 5
Full Time
We are looking for a forward thinking mechanical engineer to work within our multi-disciplined area team. The role will require you to work on a variety of flood and coastal risk management assets including, pumping stations, water control structures and office/depot buildings. Your role within the team will consist of assisting the Area MEICA Engineers in particular areas of work, or specific projects, providing technical advice to other teams and participating in our response to incidents. There may also be a requirement to provide support to other areas across the country and head office colleagues.
MEICA (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation) is a Supra Area team covering Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire. We maintain mechanical and electrical assets on behalf of the assets owners, working closely with our internal partners and our external contractors. We take an active role in incidents, ensuring the assets perform when it really matters.
We are seeking an experienced industrial engineer preferably from the water or utilities sector. The ideal candidate will be a Member of the appropriate professional body at CEng level or working towards chartered status. Consideration will be given to HNC or equivalent qualifications with suitable experience in the desired sectors. We expect that the successful candidate will work towards professional registration/ membership.
You should also be able to demonstrate knowledge in:
• Industrial Engineering
• Core Discipline Engineering Knowledge
• Health & Safety Legislation
• Project Management.
• Contractor Management.
• The production of Technical Specifications and Report Writing Skills
The role attracts market forces payments for Incorporated or Chartered Engineers up to £6000 per annum.
The role comes with a lease car.
Nigel Worthington

02/07/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
MEICA - Maintenance and work management systems
Maintain MEICA assets to ensure they meet statutory, safety and performance standards and realise cost effective design life.
Achieves Results
Sets and delivers high work standards, demonstrates the drive to meet targets.
Prioritises and organises tasks and resources to ensure timely achievement of results.
Data and Information Management
Collects, analyses, interprets, records, manages, develops and shares data, material or information appropriately for a variety of purposes.
MEICA Technical Advice and Design
Provision of specialist technical advice and design to ensure effective, efficient and safe MEICA activity.
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

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