Senior Engineer

Wallingford, Oxfordshire
12 Apr 2018
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

 Senior Engineer

NERC CEH, Wallingford


Full time

Open ended


About Us

UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation.

The recruiting partner is NERC - the Natural Environment Research Council - is the UK’s leading public funder of environmental science. The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is part of NERC and is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere. Working in partnership with the research community, policy makers, industry and society, CEH undertakes cutting edge research to deliver world class solutions to the most complex environmental challenges facing humankind.

About the role

An exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual to take ownership of a forward thinking world leading research establishment who care for the environment.

As you are that outstanding individual you will be given the privilege to work in an centre of excellence in which people care about the environment that we all live in, your input can make a difference.

Your specific areas of responsibilities will include providing Planned Preventative Maintenance services for the site plant equipment in line with protocol and agreed professional standards (SFG20; HSE regs; ISO 14001; OHSAS 18001; ISO 9001).  You will need to give full technical assistance and guidance to the Facilities Manager regarding development opportunities for plant and equipment ‘fitness for purpose’, Capital & remedial projects; replacement equipment projects; and long term maintenance programmes.

About you

You will have an upper second class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant Engineering qualification combined with practical working experience are essential.  You should have technical and operational knowledge of relevant statutory compliance areas as well as B&E systems and protocols.  You should be able to demonstrate experience of successful project management and delivery, good reporting and communication skills.

What we offer

We take care of our employees by offering many benefits such as a public sector pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave and 10½ days’ public and privilege holidays per annum. 

We have an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under represented and their applications are particularly welcomed. Guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities.

How to Apply

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone. Please ensure that you complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted as a standalone. The form should be uploaded via the "My Account" menu option on the "Jobs Home" page.

Closing date: Sunday 29th April 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 23rd May 2018