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Telemetry Technician


Job Description:

Our water sector client is looking to recruit a Telemetry Technician with an electrical/ICA background in the Kent area.

The role will be responsible for the modification, installation, configuration and commissioning of telemetry units across our clients' region in both the water and wastewater functions. This is to ensure that sites operate efficiently and effectively on a continuous basis.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working independently and can provide a reliable service to unmanned sites, with no direct supervision. A current Electrical Installation Regulations qualification is essential.


  • Planned outstation changes and new installs in both the wastewater and supply function
  • Travel across the Kent region
  • Working as part of a team, assisting and passing technical information between team members
  • Good organisational & planning skills as a lot of the work will involve an element of self-planning
  • Independence and reliability as the work is carried out on unmanned sites with no direct supervision and the technicians will generally work alone


  • Significant depth of knowledge of fault finding, calibration, testing, investigating, and programming on a wide range of telemetry units
  • Highly flexible approach and engaging personal style, you must be capable of engaging with other areas of the business in a collaborative and respectful manner, dealing with colleagues from all levels
  • Good level of electrical installation experience including installations relating to telemetry outstations
  • Highly flexible approach and engaging personal style
  • Experience working on telemetry systems and outstations
  • Sound IT skills particularly in MS office applications including Excel
  • Good understanding of remote data communication systems within an industrial / process environment
  • Good understanding of the principles of wastewater, clean water and sludge treatment processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Must be aware of the water industry's statutory obligations and levels of service to customers
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a process or industrial environment.
  • Experience of installing, commissioning and configuring telemetry outstations
  • Experience of operating in a flexible and highly dynamic programme environment.


  • 37 hour working week Monday to Friday - no call outs/standby
  • Salary of up to £31.5k depending on experience
  • Company van and tools provided
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Excellent company pension
  • Flexible work base as long as commutable around Kent/some Sussex sites
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other