The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest charities, we maintain 2,000 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 mechanical and electrical assets play a key function in our network, connecting our canals and helping manage our crucial water resource. Our waterways are exciting, vibrant places to work.
We are currently looking for an experienced Principal Mechanical & ElectricalEngineer (Electrical bias) to bring your skills to our national MEICA SCADA team. This is a key role reporting to the National MEICA SCADA Manager. You will lead a team of professional M&E Engineers providing technical expertise to assist in the management of significant mechanical & electrical infrastructure risk at assets such as mechanised locks, moving bridges, mechanised sluices, pumping stations and an historic boat lift to name a few. We are very proud of our acheivements over the years, however it is crucial that we continue to be innovative and forward-thinking in our approach, which is why we are looking for the most talented to come and join us.
You will be joining us at exciting time for the team, and the Trust - as a team we are currently developing a new asset strategy approach to prioritising priority projects and priority works. Joining our exceptional team, you will help continue to build on the strong foundations of work completed to date and take on unique and interesting challenges of our M&E portfolio and associated projects.
Canal & River Trust is a flexible employer. We endeavour to provide a great place to work and value work/ life balance for all of our employees, and are open to discussing your flexible working needs.
Location: Leeds or Hatton (Midlands), we are willing to consider flexibility based on the successful candidate's location.
Your activities will include:
Skills, Experience & Knowledge:
In addition to your salary & car cash allowance, you will receive access to a generous contributory DC Pension Plan, and excellent annual holiday entitlement.
We appreciate that you may need some help to fulfil certain areas of the role, we will therefore work with you to create a personal development programme.
Come and use your skills and knowledge to support an organising making a difference - enriching lives through our living waterways. We care about looking after our heritage and improving and preserving it for future generations.
You will be working with a great team to deliver a very important service offering our customers across the waterway a positive experience and a desire to return. Get involved in organising and delivering great fun events that spread knowledge and understanding of the Canal & River Trust and the great work we do.
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