Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer - Reactive

  • Job Reference: R16349
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £36,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £36,000 - £40,000 per annum (including overtime and standby) salary dependant on skills, experience and level of qualification (must hold NVQ L3).


Full time

Location: This role requires you to travel in Cambridge and the surrounding areas.

Have you completed an industrial mechanical or electrical apprenticeship?

Do you have an equivalent NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3 qualification, complemented by ONC/BTEC?

If you have answered yes to the above we have the ideal role for you! We are looking for Maintenance Technicians to join the Water Recycling Team in the Cambridge area who will work with determination to collect and treat the water that our customers have used and return it to the environment via rivers and coastal outlets.

What will you be doing as a Maintenance Technician?

Not only will you take pride in keeping all kinds of equipment at our Water Recycling Plants, Sewage and Vacuum Pumping Stations operating correctly and reliably, you'll have a calm approach as you respond promptly to issues and incidents.

Your mechanical/electrical knowledge will enable you to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of water recycling assets, you'll carry out general repairs and investigative, diagnose and rectify faults with support from your wider team.

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

  • Personal private health care

  • 23 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Access to a company vehicle, tools and all uniform and PPE

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

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

If successful in your application, you will benefit from access to a company vehicle, so a full driving licence is essential. If you are offered the role, the status of your driving licence will be checked.

What does it take to be a Maintenance Technician?

  • You must have an appropriate mechanical/maintenance/electrical apprenticeship or have an equivalent NVQ, complemented by ONC/BTEC or City and Guilds parts 1 and 2 or equivalent.

  • You'll need to embrace the extensive training programme, where you'll learn how to operate and maintain a complex Water Recycling Plant.

  • You'll have proven mechanical/electrical maintenance experience in an industrial environment, along with a good working knowledge of industrial pumps, gearboxes, Hydraulics and other plant and equipment.

  • Ability to develop great working relationships.

  • Team player.

  • Flexible approach to working hours - once you have undertaken training you will be required to participate in a standby rota to provide 24-hour operational service throughout your local area - you will receive additional payment for this on top of your basic salary.

  • To be able to undertake your standby duties and respond to urgent issues

Why Anglian Water?

Here at Anglian Water we are one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide on-going learning and professional development within a challenging work environment, which provides a vital service for our customers.

Closing date: 03/07/2022