Pump Engineer


Grade 7, SP 29 (26-29), this grade is to include incidental call outs and overtime up to 15 hrs per calendar month, 4x4 vehicle provided
Reporting to the Operations Manager


Overall Purpose


To plan and maintain all pumping station plant, equipment and buildings.


Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities:-

  • Maintenance of pumping plant and associated control equipment
  • Liaise with OS to ensure adequate manpower and resources are available
  • Liaise with OS regarding the Fitters/ Assistant Pump Engineers work programme
  • Investigate and advise on the purchase of new plant, equipment and software
  • Organise and supervise external contractors
  • Liaise with equipment Insurance inspectors
  • Draw up and prepare relevant specifications and contract documents
  • Liaise with EA officers relating to the Black Sluice Pumping Station and control of the SFF Drain water levels
  • Attend relevant meetings to ascertain priorities and policies of the Board
  • Attend breakdowns and carry out general repair works to pumping station equipment
  • Locate and order spare parts
  • Monitor and act upon the workforce operatives pumping station inspection reports
  • Organise trials on Dual Drive gearboxes
  • Monitor telemetry system (7 days a week)
  • Control security of pumping stations
  • Call out work force when required
  • Develop new systems throughout
  • Work in close co-ordination with the Pump Engineers Assistant on all aspects of the role but in particular the mechanical side
  • Any other duties that are reasonably asked of you

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