Highfield Professional Solutions are recruiting a service engineer on behalf leading water company based in the bedford area.

The role: Installation/maintenance/service/repair/specification/of pumps and associated control systems including electrical installations.

A call out rota is in operation and you will be required to take your turn. Refer to your supervisor for more detailed information.

Range ( mainly industrial ) including the following :

  • Vacuum
  • Sewage
  • Pressure
  • Self Priming
  • Positive displacement
  • Heating
  • Cooling
  • Dosing
  • Irrigation
  • Bore Hole
  • Condensate
  • Chemical
  • Submersible
  • Multistage
  • Centrifugal

Duties : All works as outlined on the job sheets complying with

Company H&S procedures including method, risk assessments and



Installation/repair/maintenance of control panels

(Single/three phase)

Wiring in motors/ floats/switches

Analysis of pump fault on site, upon investigation supervision of corrective action i.e. repair in workshop, motor rewind (external supplier).

Removal of faulty pumps, in situ, valving off and ensuring electrics are safe. Upon completion of workshop repair, installation of pump on site ensuring unit in full safe working order.

Maintenance/ Service of pumps (duration usually every 6 months)

Checking the following:

  • Installation test
  • Electrics sound i.e. ‘not down to earth’.
  • Mechanical seals good.
  • Check all associated equipment e.g. display panel lighting.
  • Water / air pressure.
  • Control panel
  • After inspection undertaken, service report completed and issued to customer

New pump sales – installation on site ensuring units fit into existing pipework.

Set up overload on contactor and test.

Show customer how unit works, ensuring customer signs for unit when installation/ instruction undertaken satisfactorily.

Booster Sets – Repair/ service/ installation, checking pressure/valves and electrics.

Work Radius : UK Mainland. Works may be either in the company workshops or external site locations as specified by your supervisor.

Call out Rota: Weekly 24 hour call out rota to cover emergency call outs. Rota will be agreed between supervisor and engineering team. Please note for new starters you will be mentored on emergency call outs ~(normally 3 times) in order to build up experience and confidence before attending independently. Please note on call outs supervisors/MD will always be available by phone to assist with any site queries.

For further information please call Helen @ Highfield on 01489 774010 or email your updated CV to [email protected]