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About The Role

Project Engineer

South and East of England

Circa £50,000 + Package

Are you an experienced water industry engineer, electrician or ICA technician, who wants to expand their career into project / service delivery?

At Z-Tech we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our Water business unit, with the opportunity to grow and develop your career across the variety of instrument and control systems throughout the water industry.

Through the installation, maintenance, verification and integration services we delivery, we support our customers in providing accurate analytical data to support their day to day operations and compliance with regulatory targets such as the environment (e.g. water resources and event monitoring).

We do things differently at Z-Tech, so you'll be the kind of person that already holds our values. Take a look at them on our website: https://www.z-tech.co.uk

What you’ll be doing

You will report into either the Water or Wastewater Delivery Manager and be responsible for the life cycle delivery of our installation, integration and maintenance services of instrumentation and control systems across the Water Industry. This includes surveys, technical leadership, quotation / proposal preparation, cost estimating, planning, procurement and delivery.

Additionally you will be responsible safety, health, environmental and quality delivery for the project and service delivery we provide to our customers by providing supervisory leadership to our Technicians.

The types of project /service delivery we provide are the installation, integration, maintenance, testing and commissioning of instrumentation and control systems across the Water Industry which including the following:

  • Flow monitoring and pressure instrumentation within the Water and Wastewater networks (e.g. DMA Metering, Pressure Management schemes, Pumping Station discharge flowmeters, Event duration monitoring (EDM), etc.
  • Various types of analytical instrumentation within the Water and Wastewater Treatment settings (e.g. Total Dry Solids Meters, Borehole Level Monitoring, Water Quality monitoring (EDM), etc.)
  • Providing analytical instrumentation verification, calibration and remedial services within the Water and Wastewater settings.
  • Software interrogation, design and implementation, i.e. PLC program design, HMI and SCADA/DCS applications.
  • Instrumentation, Control and Systems Engineering support to our water industry customers

What do we need from you?

  • To hold an NVQ Level 3 in an Electrical and/or Instrumentation & Control discipline with either completed an Apprenticeship (awarded by an approved body) or also holding the AM2 Qualification; and/or
  • To hold further education engineering qualification, as a minimum a BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • To hold a full driver’s license (You will be provided with a Z-Tech van and fuel card)
  • Experience in Electrical, Instrumentation & Control System Asset Installation, integration, maintenance, testing and commissioning
  • Water Industry experience is desirable, but not essential
  • The ability to adapt and respond to unforeseen events and act accordingly
  • Strong IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Office and a familiarity with the Internet in order to be self-sufficient with all manner of IT based tasks (Electrical Reports and Employee HR Services)
  • The ability to plan and coordinate effectively without supervision

Have the ability to:

  • Using Computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
  • The ability to use and interpret electrical schematics, manuals, asset standards and other technical information to assist with Installations and remedial works
  • Working in accordance with the company and customer safe systems of work and permit to work systems.
  • Working Full time 40 hours p/week (Monday - Friday), but with the expectation of travelling to remote locations across the UK.
Why choose Z-Tech?

We are a highly skilled mobile workforce delivering Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) Services to our customers in water, energy and rail taking a dynamic approach to our work and problems/solutions so you will be defined by your enthusiasm to go further as we actively embrace individuality.

What’s in it for you?
  • Car Allowance 
  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunities to progress in a successful company
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Refer a friend scheme 

Who doesn’t like a discount?  You will have access to your ‘My Rewards’ portal. This provides amazing reductions on 1000’s of purchases including Mobile Phone, Utility bills & top retail brand discounts.
Here’s a few so you can see the type of saving’s you can make:

  • Up to 7% discounts on major supermarkets
  • Up to 52% on Cinema tickets
  • Up to 33% on holidays and travel
  • Up to 10% on restaurants and takeaways
  •  Up to 25% off gym membership

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

About The Company

Z-Tech Control Systems provides specialist Electrical, Control and Instrumentation support to the UK’s Water, Energy and Rail industries. We’re dedicated to working with our customers to develop and implement environmentally sustainable and cost efficient solutions to business challenges, enabling them to remain focused on day-to-day operations.

We currently employ more than 250 Z-Techers, each of whom has a diverse range of skills and backgrounds. Z-Techers are defined by their enthusiasm to go further and we actively embrace individuality. We want our team to feel empowered, motivated and encouraged in their work to ensure we’re all working together to achieve excellence.

At Z-Tech we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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