Mechanical Engineer (Water)

Harlow, Essex
£41,881 - £43,857 per annum
17 Feb 2021
14 Mar 2021
Specialist area
Mechanical engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Harlow Council currently manages capital investment, repairs, and maintenance and compliance services for nearly 10,000 homes, 2,400 leasehold properties and a number of light industrial, shops, offices, community buildings and leisure facilities.

As part of the success we have invested over £100 million in our assets to provide better homes and more modern commercial premises for our residents and lessees. Its journey of transformation in the past few years has been remarkable.

As the Mechanical Engineer (Water) you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Produce position statements and technical guidance
  • Develop and maintain planned and preventative maintenance activities
  • Carry out mechanical installations and water supply systems surveys
  • Evaluate risk assessments of stored water services
  • Design new mechanical installations, including material and workmanship specifications
  • Assist the role of Project Manager in the management oversight of projects and programmes
  • Day-to-day oversight of the cyclical stored water refurbishment programme
  • Review, update and maintain real-time data for compliance monitoring of the Client’s assets

You’ll have experience of supervising and monitoring the performance of external contractors and consultants in delivering water hygiene and treatment activities and a good understanding of Safety, Health and Environmental requirements.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bob Purton, Principal Building Surveyor

Protecting the health and wellbeing of residents and staff will always be the Council’s priority. Safety measures to help stop the spread of the virus have been put in place and we have complied with the government's guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19 and completed a COVID-19 risk assessment for all of our buildings. Please visit our Coronavirus page on our website for more information. And our COVID secure poster lists the commitments and compliance we have made to follow the government guidance.


To apply, please email your completed application form to 

You will need to send your application form as an email attachment, rather than providing a link to a cloud-hosted document like Google Drive or OneDrive. 

Please note Harlow Council does not accept CVs.

We also have a Word version of the job application form

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