Location: LONDON
Salary: £ 35,000 per Annum
Reference : 20192

Mechanical and Electrical Technician – London



Blueprint Recruitment Solutions are representing a leading company in the UK Water Sector, who have an immediate opportunity for an Industrial Mechanical & Electrical Technician to join them on a permanent basis in Harlow. The position comes with a salary ranging from £35,000 - £38,000 p.a. and a generous benefits package (which includes combined pension contributions of up-to 18%).The Main responsibility for the role is to ensure that all equipment at the sewage treatment works is running effectively.


  • Inspect, maintain, diagnose, test, install or modify or repair electrical & mechanical plant equipment.

  • Follow robust planned maintenance and get involve in minor installation projects, electrical fault finding and emergency breakdown repairs.

  • Investigate plant failures and carry out repairs.

  • Provide technical advice, knowledge and training or support where required.

  • Participate in a 24/7 out of hours standby rota.

  • Examples of equipment you will be working on will include: various pumps and associated control gear, 3 phase motors, starters and controls, electronic control systems such as VSD’S, automatic valves and penstocks, PLC’s and chemical handling and dosing equipment.


  • 17th or 18th edition electrical City & Guilds certification with an upskill qualification in mechanical NVQ.

  • NVQ or City & Guilds level 3 in mechanical engineering would preferable.
  • Experience in inspecting, maintaining, fault diagnosis, testing, installation, modifying or repairing mechanical and electrical plant equipment.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and will require the completion of appropriate training for this.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.