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WES Ltd is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke and standard chemical dosing systems and associated support services.  The customer base is spread across industry sectors, including Water, Industrial, Nuclear Power, Defence, Marine and Manufacturing.

The business has ambitious growth plans and offers great opportunities for motivated and skilled employees.

Below are our current vacancies:

Responsibilities:

  • To work collaboratively with team members, other business departments, customers and suppliers to ensure that information, expertise and requirements are shared and communicated effectively, issues resolved, and operability of systems optimised.
  • Ensure excellent workmanship and industry best practice and a “right first time” approach is adopted to all tasks undertaken.
  • Comply with all risk assessments & method statements (RAMS) pertaining to tasks undertaken. Ensure all safety related instructions and requirements are complied with and use all equipment provided in a safe and responsible manner.
  • To complete all required documentation, time sheets and sites reports on time and with necessary detail and accuracy.
  • Provide a broad range of engineering support services to the site installation team, including (but not limited to):
  • Small civils work.
  • Deliveries & collections – materials, hire kit etc.
  • Crane lift / banksman / escort.
  • 2nd man on 2 handed jobs – providing additional resource to support project delivery.
  • Yard and storage controls at Precision House.
  • Preparing materials inventories in readiness for dispatch.
  • Management of generic site equipment & tools, including storage.
  • PAT testing, lifting kit test certs etc

(Appropriate training will be provided to enable tasks to be fulfilled)

Person:

  • Whilst the designated place of work is Precision House, Rankine Road Basingstoke, RG24 8PP, the role of support engineer requires regular travel to various client and supplier sites. There will be a need to “stay away” overnight on occasion.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours and scope of work requirements when necessary.
  • Perform all other reasonable requirements of this position as may be expected or requested generally as an employee of the business.
  • Prepared to attend training in order to achieve relevant certification to attend client sites
  • Strong communication skills that build sustainable customer relationships
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Desire to finish a task
  • Flexible start and finish times so that client problems can whenever possible be resolved in one visit
  • Driving licence

Apply to Ali Wheeler ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk

Working as part of a growing service and maintenance team, the successful candidate will have a background in mechanical and electrical servicing. Ideally with working knowledge of pumps, piping, valves, and control systems in the water industry, the candidate will be able to demonstrate a good level of previous experience and expertise in the following:

Primary Duties: 
The role involves travelling to client sites, both clean water and waste water sites, to carry out servicing, reactive maintenance, repairs and replacement on pumps, plant and chemical dosing equipment.
Conduct site surveys to assist with commercial proposal generation. 
Promote the products and services of WES LTD

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide a reactive response, to customer request demonstrating a flexible and pragmatic approach to solve customer problems.
  • Build personal, sustainable and robust customer relationships.
  • Adhere to company and client requirements for safe systems of work to the highest standards at all times. (Demonstrating lone working best practice on unmanned remote site).
  • Keep comprehensive records in order to document work carried out and to allow correct billing of service and parts to client.
  • Safely carry out mechanical and electrical tasks.
  • Demonstrate competency to work on chemical dosing systems and equipment and working on customer sites by achieving and maintaining accredited standards e.g. Confined space; Working at height; Chemical safety and Electrical 17th edition.
  • Demonstrate logical thought and follow process documentation to quickly identify fault and correct root cause.
  • Configure, calibrate, repair and adjust a range of WES and 3rd party equipment on customer’s sites to achieve optimum performance. This includes; pumps, valves, pipework, controllers, sample monitors and systems. Report findings directly with the client and report back to WES in a timely and realistic manner.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Flexible working may be required as some jobs require overnight stays or working outside of normal hours to ensure customer deadlines are achieved.
  • Train others, including client operators and staff to use WES and other 3rd party equipment such as plc, chemical monitors and bespoke equipment.
  • Collaborate with the wider WES team to share product and customer information.

Personal Attributes:

  • Equally happy working on mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Electrical qualification, either 17th Edition or JIB card or CSCS card
  • Prepared to attend training in order to achieve relevant certification to attend client sites
  • Strong communication skills that build sustainable customer relationships
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Desire to finish a task
  • Flexible start and finish times so that client problems can whenever possible be resolved in one visit
  • Driving licence

Apply to Ali Wheeler ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk

WES Ltd is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke and standard chemical dosing systems and associated support services.  The customer base is spread across industry sectors, including Water (largest proportion), Industrial, Nuclear Power, Defence, Marine and Manufacturing.

The business has ambitious growth plans and offers great opportunities for motivated and skilled employees.

Working safely and to a high standard, the Site Electrician is responsible for electrical installation and testing of a wide range of chemical dosing equipment. WES team members work flexibly and some mechanical fitting skills would be advantageous. The work will be on both clean and waste water sites.

  • Ensure that all electrical, instrumentation and control installations are installed, tested and commissioned to current British or Customer Standards.
  • To complete and comply with all Risk Assessments, Method Statements (RAMS), Safety Instructions and to use all equipment provided in a safe and responsible manner.
  • To work collaboratively with team members, departments, customers and suppliers to ensure that information, expertise and requirements are communicated effectively, issues resolved and operability of systems optimised.
  • Maintain knowledge of advances in technology and materials and identify improvement opportunities

Essential qualifications

  • City & Guilds 2360 Level 2 & 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations
  • City & Guilds 2391 (or equivalent qualification in Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations)
  • City & Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Minimum 3 years electrical installation experience

Apply to Ali Wheeler ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk

WES Ltd is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke and standard chemical dosing systems and associated support services.  The customer base is spread across industry sectors, including Water, Industrial, Nuclear Power, Defence, Marine and Manufacturing.

The business has ambitious growth plans and offers great opportunities for motivated and skilled employees.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation of a range of chemical dosing equipment, working to a high level of detail and quality to ensure the company’s standards are maintained.

Mechanical Engineering experience is preferred.

Key elements of the job description:

  • Ensure that all mechanical installations carried out comply with required standards, policies and statutory regulations in respect to health & safety.
  • Ensure that all mechanical installations are installed, tested and commissioned to current British or Client determined Standards.
  • Ensure excellent workmanship and industry best practice is adopted to ensure a “right first time” approach to the Installation of mechanical installations; to maintain quality whilst adhering to programmed hours and material expenditure.
  • To both complete and comply with all Risk Assessments, Method Statements (RAMS), Safety Instructions and to use all equipment provided in a safe and responsible manner.
  • To complete all required documentation, including time sheets and daily work record sheets appropriately and on time.
  • To work collaboratively with other team members, departments, customers and suppliers to ensure that information, expertise and requirements are communicated effectively, issues resolved, and operability of systems optimised.
  • To perform all other reasonable requirements of this position as may be expected or requested generally as an employee of the Company.

As this is a field-based role (clean water and waste water sites), there is a requirement to travel to a from various client sites, for which a van is provided. In addition, there will be an occasional requirement to work away; overnight accommodation will be organised by the business when this is required.

Apply to Ali Wheeler ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk

£9.50 – £12/hour (depending on experience)

WES Ltd is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke and standard chemical dosing systems and associated support services. The customer base is spread across industry sectors, including Water (largest proportion), Industrial, Nuclear Power, Defence, Marine and Manufacturing.

The business has ambitious growth plans and offers great opportunities for motivated and skilled employees.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the manufacture & test of a range of chemical dosing equipment, working to a high level of detail and quality to ensure the company’s standards are maintained.

Mechanical Engineering experience is preferred.

Job Description:

  • Fabrication and assembly of chemical dosing equipment in line with engineering drawings, P&ID’s and work instructions provided using general hand and power tools. This will involve bund & cabinet fabrication, pump & instrument installation, pipe & valve fitting & basic electrical works.
  • Carry out pressure testing & quality checks of assembled components in line with test procedures, reports & work instructions.
  • Work as part of a team and maintain a positive working attitude.
  • Ensure full compliance with the company’s quality, health & safety & environmental management systems.
  • Work to and have input to task specific work instructions, method statements & risk assessments.
  • Bring to the attention of your line manager any issues or concerns relating to instructions, health & safety matters or potential programme delays.

Apply to Ali Wheeler ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk

Working safely and to a high standard, the Workshop Electrician is responsible for electrical installation and testing of a wide range of chemical dosing equipment. WES team members work flexibly and some mechanical fitting skills would be advantageous.

Ensure that all electrical, instrumentation and control installations are installed, tested to current British or Customer Standards.

To work collaboratively with team members, departments, customers and suppliers to ensure that information, expertise and requirements are communicated effectively, issues resolved, and operability of systems optimised.

Maintain knowledge of advances in technology and materials and identify improvement opportunities

Assist in identifying & procuring electrical items required for unit builds.

Carry out electrical workshop maintenance & PAT testing and complete necessary certification.

To be accountable within a team structure for provision of suitable, safe and cost-effective electrical installations and to promote a high level of productivity.

Essential qualifications

City & Guilds 2360 Level 2 & 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations

City & Guilds 2391 (or equivalent qualification in Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations)

17/18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Minimum 3 years industrial electrical installation experience

The Proposals Engineer / Manager will create accurate and timely estimating sheets and proposals, primarily for the Systems and Projects (SP)  division.

To carry out site assessment visits in support of same

Sales Enquiry handling

  • Assess and respond to customer sales enquiries, leading clarifications as necessary. Create estimating sheets and proposals and obtain 3rd party quotations in support where required.
  • Ensure commercial and technical compliance with the Company standards.
  • On complex proposals, propose and/or agree with the Sales manager the technical and commercial bid strategy (degree of compliance, commercial approach).
  • Ensure appropriate engagement and support from Engineering, Manufacturing and other departments.
  • Visit clients and/or sites as necessary to fully understand their requirements and ensure we present an accurate proposal meeting the client expectations.
  • Ensure proposals are properly documented, approved and recorded on Sharepoint.

Order Winning

  • Where requested by the Sales team, respond to bid clarification questions and/or attend customer meetings in support of negotiations.
  • Similarly, assist with contract handovers to the Projects delivery team.

Business Development & Marketing

  • Be alert to competitor activity, business opportunities and threats and report same.
  • Provide input and ideas for new or improved WES products and services to meet the changing needs of our customers.

General

  • Ensure all activity is compliant with relevant Company management systems and procedures, including Health and Safety legislation.
  • Perform other duties of this position as may reasonably be expected or requested as an employee of the Company.

Behaviours & Self-Development

  • Identify and complete, where approved, relevant training to maintain and develop personal skills appropriate to the role.
  • Adopt and promote a collaborative team-based approach with colleagues across WES to share skills and expertise, problem solve and communicate to ensure best business performance.
  • Work flexibly across multiple projects in parallel, and to adhere to bid deadlines whilst maintaining close attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Show a supportive and respectful manner and to build effective relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Represent WES professionally at all times, maintaining the Company values, reputation and image in the marketplace while demonstrating the ability and desire to progress within WES.

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications 

  • HNC or equivalent level of education.
  • At least 3 years working in a tendering or proposals or sales role, ideally in an engineering product or project environment.
  • Able to understand and interpret engineering drawings and documents. Good ICT skills including MS word/excel/project. Basic CAD skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to assimilate and digest complex specification documents.
  • Numerate, able to quickly and accurately assemble and manipulate cost spreadsheets.
  • Time management and prioritisation – able to work efficiently, methodically and on own initiative.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications 

  • Confidence and ability to clearly present and explain proposals to clients, by phone and in person.  Knowledge/experience of contract/ commercial terms and conditions. 
  • Ability to attend site and carry out mechanical electrical surveys to inform proposals.
  • Knowledge of the water or power Utilities sector.
  • Formal Engineering qualification.

This is a specialist engineering position requiring a good knowledge and understanding of statutory and customer electrical system requirements and specifications as used in the water, utility and process industries. The successful applicant will act as Nominated Representative in regard of WES ECA Accreditation.

  • Prepare detailed electrical designs from project specifications, P&IDs and Functional Design Specifications (FDS) etc., in accordance with statutory and WES QA requirements.
  • Specify electrical designs by preparing and controlling documentation including but not limited to:
  • Circuit, block, field wiring and associated drawings and diagrams
  • Electrical system calculations
  • Cable schedules
  • Drawings and schedules as required to integrate WES systems into client systems
  • Component and equipment specifications
  • Job Packs to instruct Workshop and Site teams
  • Estimate the cost of electrical systems and components to support contract tendering and cost control for in house and third-party options.
  • Create purchasing and/or build specifications and designs for electrical systems and panels using typical water utility/WIMES standards etc.
  • Create BOMs to undertake and/or facilitate the purchasing of bulk materials.
  • Specify and implement QA and testing plans for electrical system build and installation including Electrical Installation Certificates.
  • Implement QA and testing plans for functional and Factory Acceptance Tests.
  • Work in accordance with WES project management procedures, ensuring HSEQ compliance and the application of robust design principles and sound engineering practice.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Mandatory

  • Min completed apprenticeship
  • BS7671 Wiring Regulations 18th Edition
  • Level 4 Design & Verification of Electrical Installations
  • CAD (AutoCAD pref)
  • Driving Licence

Desirable

  • HNC or equivalent Electrical Engineering

For more information or to apply contact ali.wheeler@wes.ltd.uk