Electrical/Mechanical Engineer - 10378

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East Midlands, West Midlands
Kidderminster , Nottingham , Fradley
Staff Grade 5
Permanent
Full Time
Engineering
£34,879
Salary with Chartered Engineer status £40,879
A Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation (MEICA) Engineer will have a relevant Mechanical or Electrical engineering qualification and will join the Midlands area MEICA team to prioritise, plan and deliver through contractors maintenance and replacement work to flood risk pumping stations, water control structures and our wider business. Following our recent ISO55001 accreditation, we are working closely with external contractors to develop a world class asset management organisation.
The role will responsible for providing strong technical leadership to assure technical and design standards, monitoring the quality and advising on the requirements to meet specialist MEICA technical, safety, legal, environmental and operational requirements, spreading across the geographic areas covering a very diverse range of assets.
You will provide technical instructions to ensure staff across the Midlands involved with electrical and mechanical works comply with statutory legislation, British and European standards together with Environment Agency’s codes of practices, procedures and related guidance.
Travel across the Midlands and occasionally across the country is required. A lease car is provided.
We take care of our employees, offering an impressive career average pension scheme and 27 days’ holiday. We also have flexitime working.
Joining our friendly and important Midlands Supra Area MEICA Team you will report to the Midlands MEICA Team Leader, acting as technical leader on MEICA activity and will participate in our response to flood incidents. You will provide technical electrical and/or mechanical support and direction to other team members and be responsible for liaising with wide range of business partners and leading on actions on behalf of the Midlands MEICA Team Leader and Operations Managers
- Comprehensive knowledge of MEICA related statutory legislation, British and European standards.
- Experience in leading or taking a lead role in safety investigations, identifying and disseminating learning to bring about improvements in electrical and behavioural safety.
- Knowledge and experience of Root Cause Analysis, Reliability engineering and process improvement.
- A good understanding of Asset Management and asset management computer systems such as computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS) will be an advantage.
- Highly motivated self-starter.
- Outcome focussed. You will need to demonstrate you can deliver the required tasks.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent vocational experience.
- Ability to influence, persuade and bring others with you.
- Technical Leadership
- CDM 2015 and general health and safety awareness.
- Writing and reviewing technical specifications.

You will ideally be a professionally recognised mechanical or electrical engineer holding either Chartered or Incorporated status with the IMechE or IET.
Closing Date: 7th June 2019 at 23:55

Salary £34,879 (plus £6,000 for Chartered or £3,000 for an Incorporated MEICA engineer)
For further information about this role, the team and working with the Midlands MEICA team please contact Paul Lavender Midlands MEICA Team Leader paul.lavender@environment-agency.gov.uk

07/06/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
MEICA – New and modified assets and systems
Describe the stages associated with the introduction of new or the refurbishment of MEICA type equipment in relation to specification, design, installation and commissioning of the assets?
Suggested Topic Areas;
Pumps or Penstocks
Electrical control or distribution systems Low Voltage
Electrical control systems High Voltage
Automated controls
Lifting Equipment
Engines or Motors
Variable Frequency Drives
MEICA Technical Advice and Design
Demonstrate where you have given specialist technical advice on MEICA design that has resulted in a more effective, efficient or safe MEICA activity or installation?
Suggested Topic Areas;
Pumps or Penstocks
Electrical control or distribution systems Low Voltage
Electrical control systems High Voltage
Automated controls
Lifting Equipment
Engines or Motors
Variable Frequency Drives
Influences and Persuades Others
Describe where you have had to demonstrate to a person/people that your proposed technical solution required is appropriate specifically where they are non-technical and the methods and results that occurred?
Suggested Topic Areas;
Pumps or Penstocks
Electrical control or distribution systems Low Voltage
Electrical control systems High Voltage
Automated controls
Lifting Equipment
Engines or Motors
Variable Frequency Drives
Legislative Knowledge
Describe where you have applied legislative knowledge that would relate to MEICA type works;
Suggested Topic Areas;
Pumps or Penstocks
Electrical control or distribution systems Low Voltage
Electrical control systems High Voltage
Automated controls
Lifting Equipment
Engines or Motors
Variable Frequency Drives
UK Driving
IEng or CEng preferred
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.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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This Vacancy is closed to applications.