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Mechanical Installation Engineer

£22000 - £30000 per annum

Mechanical Installation Engineer
OTE £42,000 - £50,000 as an absolute MINIMUM

The important stuff

  • £12 - 16 p/hr overtime after 37.5 hours

  • Commutable to the Staffordshire region

  • Overtime is x1.5 Monday through Saturday and x2.0 on a Sunday

  • Pension Holidays training company van use fuel card

What and why?

I need a Mechanical Installation Engineer to install a varied range of capital equipment within the water industry. This is due to an ever expanding order book and a recent leaver within the team.

The role

As the Mechanical Installation Engineer you will be responsible for covering the UK and will be away from home 2 - 5 times a week - roughly 50% if the year.

On a day to day basis you will be;

  • Travelling to site to collect the company van, paperwork and any tools or equipment you may need

  • You will be part of a two man team, tasked with installing machinery used within water processing and treatment

  • Arrive at site, meet with the client and then start to unload the wagons via a crane or telehandler

  • Carry out the mechanical installation of pumps, aerators, pipework, rotating machinery, tanks, vessels, filters and so on. some machinery is the size of a car.....some is 30m long and 5m wide!

  • Working safely with the H&S guidelines along with keeping accurate paper or electronics records

What am I looking for?

To be successful in your application for the role of Mechanical Installation Engineer, I am looking for someone who;

  • Possesses an NVQ level 3 (apprenticeship) or above in a mechanical discipline. This could be mechanical engineering, mechanical manufacturing, steel erecting etc

  • Has experience in the build and or installation of machinery or large structures

  • Any experience in the installation of equipment in the water industry is a big bonus

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  • Competitive Pay

  • Permanent Role

  • Stable Business

  • Monday - Friday

  • Established business


  • Managing £2.4m worth of stock and parts

  • Leading a team of 3

  • Creating Goods Out paperwork

  • Receiving Goods In

  • Arranging and storing stock

  • Working with a keen eye for detail

  • Working closely with the Manufacturing team

  • Working with the procurement team


  • Experience of engineering workshops

  • Team management

  • Experience in Engineering Stores

  • Managing stock of £2m

  • Counterbalance FLT License

  • Can do attitude

  • Physically fit and able to carry out duties

  • Happy to carry out tasks assigned by team leaders

  • HSE minded

Interested? To apply for the ENGINEERING STORES TEAM LEADER

Position, here are your three options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Chris Buffham on 0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5pm or email outside of these hours.

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

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About Precision People

This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Consultancy, Sales and Executive Search Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers. We have many engineering roles around the East Midlands including Leicester, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Coalville and Northampton, so get in touch today.