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Mechanical and Plant Maintenance Engineer

- Wigan/Bristol

GRS is a well-known and respected brand name and provider of remediation systems, supplying process plant for the in-situ remediation of contaminated land/groundwater and the treatment of liquids and gases.

We now have a unique opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate several years’ experience in plant management and process engineering applied to remediation work. 

Mechanical and Plant Maintenance Engineer - Wigan/Bristol

Key responsibilities will include:

  • equipment servicing and maintenance in accordance with the company integrity system
  • specifying and purchasing equipment
  • keeping accurate control of costs
  • preparation of necessary contract documentation such as method statements, risk assessments etc,
  • installation and commissioning of remediation and treatment equipment on-site

The role will involve hands on site work, working away from home on a regular basis and travel throughout the UK with occasional overseas trips, thus a full UK driving licence is essential.

Desired experience

Knowledge of remediation technologies would be advantageous, but it is more important the candidate has a broad based mechanical, electrical, process background and has experience of installing equipment which involves the handling of fluids and air phase streams. Some knowledge of vacuum systems and water treatment would also be advantageous.

Person Specification:

  • Experience in the water treatment industry, process industries or environmental engineering sector involving electromechanical systems would be of significant advantage
  • Working knowledge of pressure vessels, vacuum systems, air strippers/ scrubbers or similar multiphase operations would also be advantageous
  • Strong organisational skills and able to communicate with project teams, clients, regulators, etc
  • The ability to represent GRS commercially and technically at pre-sales meetings and subsequently at site meetings
  • Computer literate
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving abilities

Salary and benefits

  • This is a full time post with a salary commensurate with experience.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and development

All candidates applying for positions with GRS must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, recruitment manager, at .

GRS is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

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