The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities. We maintain 2,200 miles of historic canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs, along with museums, archives and the country’s third largest collection of protected historic buildings – preserving them for future generations. Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.
As an M&E Technician on our waterway you will play an important role using your technical expertise to assist with the implementation of improving M&E Assets within a defined area and will safely and efficiently support the delivery of improvements to the inland waterways network.
The role involves the maintenance and repair of mechanised canal structures, including locks and bridges, plus the maintenance and repair of workboats and land based plant. Work sites will be across the area of our North Wales & Borders and Manchester & Pennine waterways, so frequent travel across this area will be required from the successful candidate. The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in an on-call weekend rota for Anderton Boat Lift between March-November.
Skills & Qualifications:
In addition to your annual salary (up to £26,000.00 depending on experience), we can offer a competitive contributory DC Pension scheme arrangement, and numerous other employee benefits, including several salary sacrifice benefits.
When you join the Canal & River Trust you become a member of an engaged team working to preserve our heritage for future generations. Come and put your skills to use on our waterways.
We aim to represent the diverse communities we are part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do.
Find out more about the work we do and opportunities we have on our website: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us