Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 37566
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £45,000 to £68,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a senior electrical engineer looking for a new opportunity? Look no further!
We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join a team using modern engineering skills and design methods to develop current and new sewage treatment works in the Thames Valley and home counties.
The role is critical to ensuring that essential services are delivered to the Thames Valley and the surrounding areas now and in the future. Join our team and help us continue to provide crucial services to our community. Apply now!
What you’ll be doing as a Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Develop multiple projects to meet defined needs with best-value solutions at various Wastewater Treatment Works and pumping stations within the Thames Valley and Home Counties.
  • Get the proper technical outcomes from the Project Definition Briefs and maximise value by understanding risks and providing mitigation.
  • Input and continuously improve Technical Asset Standards.
  • Provide Design sign-off between Asset Management and Capital Delivery as the Delivery Stream dictates.
  • Provide Technical assurance during the delivery, commissioning, and handover of Assets. 
  • Support other Senior Engineers and Engineers in their roles.
Hybrid – Clearwater Court.  The successful applicant will be expected to be in the office once a week, the remainder of their time will be spent between hybrid working and onsite.
Successful candidates must have access to a car and hold a driving licence.
We are open to part-time and full-time applicants for this role thirty-six hours a week, Monday to Friday.
What you should bring to the role of Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Degree or master’s in electrical engineering and hold charter-ship status.
  • Have a background in high-voltage work.
  • Knowledge of developing technical project solutions and briefs, especially those related to electrical scope.
  • Understanding of project delivery in process industries.
  • Understanding of H&S in the Construction industry, particularly CDM.
  • Understanding of electrical processes and equipment, especially pumps and pipework.
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary from £45,000 to £68,000 per annum.
  • 26 days holiday per year, increasing to 30 days per year, with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • A wider benefits scheme includes our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save money and support your well-being.
Who are we?
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We must keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?
Working at Thames Water
At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.
We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.
Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.
Find out more about working at Thames Water.
When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.