Maintenance and Calibration Technician

8 vacancies available, see below.

Salary & Benefits(5b): £29,080 - £36,350 - depending on experience + company van + 25 days holiday + 1 wellbeing day + bank holidays


North East / North West & South Yorkshire (Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Harrogate, York, Malton, Hull, Thirsk, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster) with regular, regioanl travel. 

Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance and Calibration Technician to join the North West or North East or South Asset Delivery team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you? 

What we do: 

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over 5.4 million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this. 
We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity.  
New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. Our Maintenance and Calibration Technicians are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators.   

Purpose of the role:     

Complete repairs, maintenance, calibration and certification of Yorkshire Waters Instrumentation assets across water and wastewater treatment and pumping installations in line with current KPI’s and quality management procedures.  Mobile working as part of a Maintenance Team to deliver Planned & Reactive maintenance.  Driving to deliver improved asset reliability through effective decision making. 

Key Accountabilities:

•    Drive excellent Health and Safety behaviours in relation to policy and standards.
•    Ability to identify improvements in Health and Safety and process across any areas that have an impact on your role and the role of others.
•    Fully compliant with Management of change processes currently in place and work in accordance with Yorkshire Water maintenance task lists, Safe Working Procedures and Safe Systems of work.
•    Take responsibility of your own PPE, vehicle & other tools and equipment, ensuring they are in good condition & reporting any defects and ensure your equipment is presented for testing and inspection in advance of expiry dates.
•    You will be required to work as part of a team to deliver excellent performance by understanding how your individual performance links into achieving the team’s wider objectives, being able to manage and prioritise your own workload in line with business requirements and the Working Time Directive, whilst having to work unsupervised in remote geographical locations.
•    Maintain, fault find and repair all of Yorkshire Waters Instrumentation equipment to the Company standards within the role's area of responsibility, in line with current KPI’s and quality management procedures.
•    Understanding how your actions impact on the company’s water quality obligations.
•    You will from time to time be required to assist in the development and training of apprentices and other less experienced craft and technicians.
•    You will be expected to professionally develop in line with the progression plan for the role, with training and support given to do so, through to 'competent' level 5 technician status.

Where you fit in: 

As a Maintenance and Calibration Technician it is mandatory that you can demonstrate experience and knowledge in;

•    Safe isolation to the current IET regulations
•    Maintenance of instrumentation (pressure, level, temperature, analytical instrumentation & flow monitoring systems)
•    IT literate e.g. MS office
•    Ability to produce maintenance reports 

You will also benefit from having: 

•    Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of regulatory instrumentation (including flow and level monitoring equipment)    

What skills & qualifications you will need: 

Essential skills and qualifications: 

•    It is a mandatory requirement that you hold a recognised Electrical Apprenticeship and or a City & Guilds / ONC / BTEC / NVQ / HNC / HND or equivalent in Instrumentation/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Professional Eng Tech registration. 
•    Be able to work in Confined Spaces (Training can be provided).
•    Working experience of fault finding and installation of Pressure/Level/Flow/Temperature instrumentation
•    Experience in an industrial asset maintenance environment
•    Develops and maintains effective internal and external relationships. Must possess good team building and communication skills
•    Experience of supporting and embedding change, able to influence and drive the right culture and behaviours.
•    Must be capable of working alone, or equally, as part of a team.
•    Experience of delivering against challenging business targets
•    Full clean UK driving licence

Desirable skills & qualifications:

•    IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations City and Guilds 2382
•    CompEx 1 – 4 
•    Experience of maintaining, calibration, and certification of analytical instrumentation
•    Experience of maintaining, calibration, and certification of flow monitoring equipment
•    Fault finding on 4 to 20 mA loops. 
•    Working within ATEX standards
•    Experience of maintaining, calibration and certification of Ultrasonic Level instruments, Pressure instruments and any other instruments related to the water Industry.

If you’re an experienced Maintenance and Calibration Technician and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you. 

We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply.

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance. 

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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