Planned Instrumentation Field Service Engineer

Closing date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 16:01
United Utilities

Planned Instrumentation Field Service Engineer (11213)

Job ID: 11213

Location: Lingley Mere, Warrington UK

Salary: £27,984.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

You will be responsible for completing verification, calibration, repair and servicing activities across a wide range of instruments within a designated geographical area in the North West. Ensuring in-full and on-time delivery of scheduled cyclic program and associated work orders in line with SLA's (Service Level Agreements). Throughout you will achieve the quality, regulatory, statutory and safety standards required by the company and ensure company compliance is maintained to Environment Agency standards and provides an auditable trail to our regulators. 

Job Accountabilities

You will be responsible for safely, effectively and efficiently delivering planned cyclic activities, including some unplanned activities determined by business needs across a range of instruments deemed applicable by Maintenance Strategy FMEA work bank as well as:

  • Verification, calibration, servicing of instruments in accordance with cyclic schedule and prioritising best utilisation of time.
  • Complete basic servicing, minor adjustments and remedial work appropriate to the level of competence and training.
  • Ensure set targets are met supporting our business plan, department/company objectives and KPI's.
  • Asset data collection, validation, amendment in line with the ARDR (Asset registration, Deregistration) procedure.
  • M-Cert annual verifications and 5 year re-certifications in line with the EA minimum requirements for the self-monitoring of effluent flow.
  • Support and implement improvements in the delivery of planned cyclic activities and future strategy of the Regional Planned Team.
  • Ensure we remain compliant with the EA's minimum requirements for the self-monitoring of effluent flow.
  • Preparation and attendance at regulatory audits by SIRA and internal audits by QA team where applicable.

Knowledge and Skills

In order to succeed in this role you will need to have an NVQ 2/3 or equivalent in Instrumentation or Electrical Maintenance/Engineering discipline, a good understanding of UUW vision, values, goals, objectives, KPI's, together with a good understanding of regulatory M-Certs, associated processes, procedures, and UU standards within the Water and Wastewater business. You will have good knowledge and experience of key IT systems for reporting, data analysis and access, e.g. Various manufacturer software (ABB Calmaster, Verimaster, Pulsar, Thermo-Gafa, Siemens Sitrans) STS, Profibus, SAP, FMEA, Catapult, One Workbook, ESS, eLearning, Searchlight/ARDR, QAS, SharePoints, and MS Office. You will also need to have:

  • Technical knowledge of Water and Wastewater site process/operations/maintenance
  • Good understanding of the EA regulatory requirements for self-monitoring of effluent flow
  • Good understanding of the DWI regulatory requirements for calibration and verification of Quality and Flow assets on our Water sites.
  • Good technical understanding related to instrumentation manufacturers M-Cert flow systems, quality instrumentation, verification, calibration and servicing maintenance activities
  • H&S policies and procedures for work authorisation/PCW duties
  • Good communication skills  €“ able to develop good relationships with Production Area teams and other critical business areas (Flow Compliance Team  €“ Regulatory Services, Internal Audit)
  • Management skills of 3rd party contractors
  • Good instrumentation verification, calibration, maintenance problem solving skills.
  • Evidence of basic commercial awareness, frameworks

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of a Water / Waste Water operations/maintenance or equivalent Industrial environment.
  • Ability to work across a range of different manufacturer instruments in relation to verification, calibration, servicing, basic repairs.
  • Experience of STS - Strategic Telemetry System access, Scada, HMI-Human Machine Interfaces

Additional Information

  • Base location is flexible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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