OT Telemetry Field Engineer

OT Telemetry Field Engineer

Anglian Water Services Ltd | Southend-on-sea, SS1 1, GB

Posted 11 days ago

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Location - Field Based covering, Essex and South Suffolk areas; travel required throughout our region, ideally you'll be based in Southend, Basildon or Chelmsford areas.
Salary - Circa £37,000 salary dependant on skills and experience + Company Vehicle
Permanent - Full time role 37 Hours + 24x7x365 Standby cover
Providing the essentials of life takes more than mains, drains, reservoirs and treatment centres, it takes industry-leading technology too! If you're looking for a fresh challenge, why not join us in to the world of Telemetry and Operational Technology (OT), underpinning business-critical decision-making of our large and dynamic company.
Telemetry is the often called the 'eyes and ears' of our operational business and allows us to monitor and operate 1000's of critical assets across the Anglian Water region to keep your water flowing as intended!
To maintain and enhance our telemetry service, we are looking for a new Telemetry Field Engineer to join the team to be based predominately in the South Essex area.
What will you be doing?
As part of our dedicated OT Telemetry and Automation team you'll maintain and support our regional telemetry and automation hardware and associated communications systems while assisting with the design and commissioning of new and replacement installations.
Key responsibilities:
Commission, support, repair, maintain and optimise telemetry systems and associated communication networks
Carry out maintenance and repair of:
Telemetry outstation and associated instrumentation
Telemetry communication systems (radio, mobile, fixed line)
Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) software control
Overcome unique and complex issues to achieve or exceed Level of Service as defined in Service Level Agreements
Provide timely and appropriate support for internal and external customers to meet proactive, reactive and project requirements
Proactively and efficiently monitor and maintain standards and regulation requirements ensuring telemetry activity is delivered safely, to the required standards and within agreed licencing requirements
What do you need?
We are looking for you to ideally be educated to HNC/HND (or equivalent) level or have time served experience in maintenance, commissioning or field service of electrical, instrumentation or telecommunications systems. Experience or formal training in programming and fault finding on Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) or process control equipment would be an advantage. You'll have a desire and attitude to learn new skills both through formal and self learning methods. You'll require good IT skills both in office applications and programming software with knowledge or experience in IT networking and communications being beneficial.
You'll possess the ability to build relationships, have good interpersonal skills and maintain a professional appearance and attitude as you will be working as part of a team, interacting with customers, alliance partners and contractors, but also have the ability to work under your own initiative across the region. So a flexible, self-motivated and constructive attitude is essential as you'll also provide essential 24/7 cover as part of a standby rota.
What benefits do we offer?
Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:
Bonus scheme
Private health care
Competitive pension scheme
23 days annual leave rising with length of service
Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
Flexible working (dependent on your role)
Plus lots more!
We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.
If you are offered a job with us, you'll be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
Closing date: 23/10/2022
Interviews: Week Commencing. 31/10/22