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Posted Date:  08-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  8-Mar-2023
Location:  Kent
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Water Services Contracts
Salary (£):  £27,000 - £33,000 plus standby & call out payments

Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Base salary of upto £33K

We’re Severn Trent Services, part of Severn Trent. Think of us as the specialists for anything related to water or wastewater.


We’re a collection of businesses offering different types of commercial water and wastewater services to organisations across Great Britain.


Do you want to feel trusted and empowered to do a great job? If so, join our family.


There are over 300 of us, and while we’re a diverse and ambitious bunch, we’re all aiming for the same goals and definitely have each other’s backs.


All we ask is that you deliver great service and show you care about our customers, communities, and the environment.




Severn Trent Services currently have a brilliant opportunity for a Mechanical Technician based in Kent to join us. You’ll be working on our Water Services Contracts team, responsible for maintaining, assessing, diagnosing, and determining the most appropriate resolutions for our Water and Wastewater assets.


If you have an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an mechanical discipline coupled with a positive attitude and appetite to learn, we would love to hear from you...


You’ll reactively respond to asset failures across various sites, alongside carrying out scheduled day-to-day maintenance, maintaining appropriate stock levels of spare parts all whilst ensuring that the highest standards of Health and Safety are maintained. 


In exchange we’ll provide a company van & fuel card to allow you to start work from home whilst also investing in your personal development, by including Compex training, that, once passed qualifies you for an allowance of £100.00 per month.




As a minimum we’re looking for an NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a Mechanical discipline, transferable skills from other industries and a full UK driving licence. We can provide training to bring you up to speed on water and wastewater processes – although having experience working with industrial equipment such as mechanical drives, gearboxes, hydraulic systems and pumping systems would be highly desirable.


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too.


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you?




Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent. We’ll reward you for it, too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live.


With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite's perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:


  • Base salary between £27,000 - £33,000 with average earnings of circa £40,000 (base salary, standby, call out, overtime/weekends payments)
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, based on company performance & eligibility)  
  • 31 days holiday, including bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year) 
  • Employee Assistantce Programme to support yours and your family's wellbeing
  • Discounts and money saving across a whole host of high street retailers
  • Access to a virtual GP 24/7
  • Free Will writing service
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%) 
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate 
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’, safeguarding your career progression
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme 
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two volunteering days per year 




We can’t wait to hear from you.   


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at 


If your curiosity has been piqued and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media. 


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!