Hazardous Area Engineer (DSEAR)

  • Job Reference: R11491
  • Date Posted: 27 April 2021
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Hazardous Area Engineer (DSEAR)

Circa £40,000- depending on skills and experience + Company Van

Locations: Based within the Anglian Water region and covering such areas as: Norwich, Kings Lynn, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Basildon, Colchester, Chelmsford

Permanent & Fixed term opportunities available

Full time, 37 hours per week

Engineering your career, secure your future!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Anglian Water's DSEAR team, working within a broader electrical maintenance team. We are seeking someone who will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the DSEAR (Dangerous Substance and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations) periodic inspection programme and will manage any required remedial work.

You will be completing inspection and testing on electrical and mechanical assets located within hazardous areas which includes production and updating of subsequent records. Some immediate remedial work will be completed by you, with remedial work unable to be completed at the time being managed by yourself, delivered in house or by project management of competent contractors.

In addition to the inspections and remedials, you will complete risk assessments on overall site DSEAR compliance and develop to completing area classification on lower risk assets and identify and highlight risk on our vast infrastructure networks.


This is a specialist yet diverse electrical role within Anglian Water with plenty of opportunity to develop and gain additional knowledge and training. Whilst relevant hazardous area qualifications and experience is preferred, training is available for the right candidate.

Other duties will also include providing technical advice regard hazardous areas, while developing, encouraging and fostering good and safe working practices.

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care

  • 26 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Flexible working

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

What does it take to be a DSEAR Engineer?

Training will be provided to the right electrically competent candidate.

  • Fully qualified electrician

  • CompEx 01- 04

  • ONC/OND/NVQ3 or equivalent electrical technical qualification

  • Ideally member of an appropriate electrical engineering body

  • Experience of electrical work in hazardous areas.

  • Knowledge of the requirements of BSEN-60079-14 & 17

  • Experience of EXd,EXe,EXn & EXi protection concepts

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. Just look at our Love Every Drop strategy that underpins everything that we do, and you'll start to get a feel for our culture. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! We're constantly exploring; working hard to find new and better ways to look after our customers' individual needs. And this is where you come in - we need more great people to help us on our quest.

Closing date: 01/06/2021

Interview dates: TBC

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