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Posted Date:  24-Sep-2022
Posting End Date:  07/10/2022
Location:  Lincolnshire
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Water Services Contracts
Salary (£):  £24,000 - £29,000

Mechanical & Electrical Technician

Business Unit : Capital & Commercial Services 

Post end date : 07/10/2022 

Salary Range : c.£29k

Role Type :  Full Time Contract 

Recruiter : Ryan Traynor 



Do you have experience of maintain water and wastewater assets? Are you a qualified electrician? Want to do the best work of your life? Playing your part in making a big difference to the environment and communities we serve. Our people make Severn Trent a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine. 


Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.  





This opportunity sits within our Severn Trent Services business, a commercial arm of the Severn Trent Group. Severn Trent Services provide water and waste services to companies nationwide, including the MoD and The Coal Authority.


As a Mechanical and Electrical Technician in our Water Services Contracts team, you will be responsible for maintaining, assessing, diagnosing and determining the most appropriate resolutions for our water and wastewater assets. 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. 





The successful candidate will need to have and a full UK driving licence. We are looking for someone who has experience working with industrial equipment such as mechanical drives, gearboxes, hydraulic systems and pumping systems. We would hope that you have attained a level 3 NVQ in a mechanical discipline, or that you'd completed a relevant apprenticeship. 

It would also be great if you have 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Regulations qualifications. 


Of course, it’s important that we attract the right skill sets, and those with the right experience but we value character, positivity and a caring attitude in equal weight.  

We want people who show up and roll their sleeves up. Restless spirits who are ready to be part of something bigger, who care, who really care... because when you really care, you’ll go above and beyond. When you really care you don’t just talk about it, you do more.  



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 employ thousands of people from across our community who really care about what they do. Because that is how we do what we do. 


And when it comes to inclusion, we’re making sure we keep up the progress with our wonderful working groups – LGBTQ+, Women in Operations & STEM, Disability and Ethnicity; who help us do just that.  


We do more, because we care.  




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:  


  • Salary of c.£29,000 – dependent on experience
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, based on company performance)  
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)  
  • 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’  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers 
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two volunteering days per year 




Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you. 


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSevernTrent on social media.