Mobile Electrical Maintenance Technician - Water + Wastewater

  • Internship
  • Reading ( Reading )

Job description

You will be working across the Southern Region operating and maintaining the Water and Wastewater assets.

You will predominantly be based between Tidworth and Aldermaston, however the region covers from Warminster through to Aldershot and Heathrow and Luton airports.

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 dependant on knowledge and experience plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Hours: Days 40 hours

Some flexibility will be required to provide normal and out of hours cover, including to participate in and out of hours standby callout team on a target of 1 in 4 rota.

What you will do

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electrical Technician to join our team carrying out maintenance activities on Veolia sites across a wide geographical area for our Southern contract.

Take responsibility for planned and breakdown maintenance activities on a wide variety of heavy and light current electrical apparatus across the asset base, including rotating equipment, switchgear, control equipment, building services etc.

To report, diagnose and remedy plant defects, proposing modifications & improvements where appropriate

Liaise and supervise Contractors, issue permits

Liaise with site Maintenance and Operations departments.

On job training of apprentices where appropriate/applicable.

Ideal candidate profile

Qualifications :

The experience you will need,


Experience working on instrumentation and control systems

Experience of LV systems and have experience gained in a continuous process industry.

A full UK driving licence

Must have PLC ( programmable logic controller) knowledge and ability to train in computerised maintenance systems.


City and Guilds 2391 and complex trained and /or 17 th Edition trained

Benefits you will receive within this role are

Eligible for local Discretionary Bonus

Use of company van

The option to join the Veolia Pension Scheme

Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes

25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays

Where you'll work

This role covers a wide geographical area across the South of England including

multiple MOD sites and going as far up the country as Luton airport. The majority of

sites will be waste water pump stations, however there are treatment sites in the

region including a new facility coming on line at Heathrow airport. As well as

electrical work there is an expectation that you will help out with the other disciplines

within the team.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.