Installation Engineer – North. (Mechanical or Electrical).

Engineering Thirsk, York


Installation Engineer – North. (Mechanical or Electrical).

Xylem is seeking a Rental Installation Engineer to join our team based out of our Thirsk depot to assist with the installation of rental equipment to our clients. The role covers Monday to Friday 39 hours per week as well as being part of an on-call rota.

 The Installation Engineer will be responsible for installing, service and repair Submersible, End suction, Diesel driven pumps along with associated control equipment and Pipework . The role is predominantly field based, company van supplied, will also involve work in the depot from time to time.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Rental Team with temporary installation, repair and refurbishment of submersible and surface mounted pumping equipment, treatment plants and all associated components, including control systems, valves and pipework.
  • As part of a team and lone working supporting a reactive type of work that requires the successful candidate to be quick thinking, and adaptable.
  • Isolate, dismantle and inspect pumping equipment, including moving parts and lubricants.
  • Install and commission temporary Rental equipment and all associated apparatus.
  • Working in an outdoor environment in different weather conditions on a daily basis.
  • Driving a company vehicle to the standard required by Xylem Water Solution UK Ltd, as detailed in the Company policy to and from scheduled and reactive calls.
  • To undertake additional duties as required, commensurate with the level of the job.
  • Standard hours of work are 39 per week however a totally flexible working attitude is necessary to meet the client and business needs.  In addition evening/weekend on-call duties will be necessary on a rotating basis.
  • Work in a confined space environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Electrical or Mechanical qualified to City & Guilds Level 3 or industry equivalent
  • 17th / 18th Edition
  • Time served apprenticeship.
  • City & Guilds 2391 Inspection & Testing
  • ECS/ JIB Gold Skills Card Holder.
  • CSCS Card
  • Good knowledge of pumps/motors & 3 phase electrical systems.
  • Full driving licence.

What we offer

.  Competitive salary. Travel allowance on top of basic salary.  25 days holiday, Company pension, Health care plan, company van and phone.

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) A leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”      

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Colour and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.


We look forward to your application – LETS SOLVE WATER TOGETHER!