Technical Engineer - PD Service

Job ref:
Capenhurst / WFH - Hybrid
Job sector:
Operations - Engineering
Job function:
Operations - Engineering
£35,000 - £40,000
Full Time
37 per week

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EA Technology is a well-established, positive culture-based company with ability and agility at our core. We are a forward thinking, employee-owned business and we live by our values: Contribution, Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration & Fairness. This ensures employee wellbeing is always at the forefront and our amazing people have the autonomy to do their best work.

We encourage and cultivate individual creativeness, understanding that every person at EA Technology is critical to achieving our company goals. This spirit impacts our internal culture and the positive way we interact including our flexible working/hybrid roles which is why so many of our employees stay with us long term.

Due to an internal move, we now have a Technical Engineer opportunity so, if you’re from an electrical background and have an interest in condition monitoring techniques, we’d love to hear from you.

You will be working closely with a great group of people with many years’ industry experience who are supportive, collaborative and very inclusive.

Job purpose:
We are looking for an enthusiastic Technical Engineer to work as part of our PD Service team, applying MV/HV asset condition monitoring techniques to help our customers operate safer, stronger and more reliable networks. This role involves delivering service projects, utilising market leading partial discharge detection instruments as well as various complimentary electrical testing techniques, at customer sites around the UK and overseas.

About the role:
• To become authorised to undertake High Voltage (HV) testing (e.g. cable mapping, Vacuum Interrupter testing, transformer testing, rotating plant)
• Service work in Asset Diagnostics including condition assessment of substation plant, partial discharge surveys; monitor installations, calibration, data analysis etc. including report writing
• Along with the rest of the team, proactively develop our asset condition data analysis techniques
• General service support across the team / company
• Role will be split between office and regular offsite work
• Occasional overseas/offshore working (additional allowances apply)

What we’ll need from you:
• HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent HND/relevant degree level an advantage but not essential
• Electrical background essential e.g. time served Electrician
• Qualified to thermography Level 1 would be an advantage
• Knowledge of Condition Assessment MV/HV electricity distribution / transmission assets
• Previous experience of HV testing/diagnostics/maintenance would be an advantage
• Strong analytical skills
• Attention to detail and Health and Safety
• Inquisitive approach to problem solving
• Willing to occasionally work overseas/offshore (previous experience an advantage)
• Valid passport and full UK driving license with the flexibility to travel to client sites

Salary, benefits & perks:
• £35,000 - £40,000 DOE per annum
• Generous overtime payments
• Company performance bonus
• 25 days holiday + stats + 1 day extra after every 3 completed years; max of 30 days
• Pension: 8% employer contributions – or cash equivalent
• Flexible working options with genuine career development
• Group Life Insurance//Group Income Protection/Critical Illness – or cash equivalents
• Private Medical Insurance: single cover – or cash equivalent
• A great work environment with truly amazing colleagues!