Workshop Engineer - Portland, Dorset, UK

Portland, DOR, GB

Hydro International


Hydro International, a CRH Company, is a leading global provider of advanced products, services and expertise to help municipal, industrial and construction customers to improve their water management processes, increase operational performance and reduce environmental impact. With over 40 years of experience and a reputation for engineering excellence, businesses, and public bodies all over the world rely on our products, services and integrated solutions to reduce flood risk, improve water treatment and protect the environment from water pollution. We have a network of over 80 distribution partners and serve customers in more than 40 countries.  As part of CRH Infrastructure Products, we are leading the water management industry with innovative, sustainable solutions and a safety-first mindset.

Job Title – Workshop Engineer

Location – Portland

Salary – Circa £32,000 - £42,000 OTE DOE


The Workshop Engineer will be working within Hydro International's UK Wastewater Services (UKWWS) team. We support water utility companies by improving sewage sites across the United Kingdom.

We are looking for an experienced/qualified Mechanical Engineer to join us at our Portland branch.

In this job you will…


- Responsible for all workshop repairs / refurbishments ensuring work is kept to the agreed quote in terms of monetary value & time.

- Responsible for the compliance and examinations of lifting equipment.

- Maintain a safe and clean environment and ensure staff use all safe procedures and equipment as prescribed in appropriate risk assessment.

- Be prepared to work away if required / attend callouts.

- To mentor new engineers within the workshop environment and oversee when working in the workshop.

- Work as a team with other staff and trades within the business.

About You

- Current Valid Driving License

- CSCS card

- Previous engineering / electrical qualifications (G & G / Apprenticeship) including welding.

- Forklift experience and license.

- Knowledge of water industry and inlet / water equipment (desirable).

- Computer Literate.

- Good communicator both written and verbal.

- Willingness to work outside of normal hours if required.

Why work for us?

- Competitive Salaries

- Annual Discretionary Bonus

- Overnight subsistence allowance

- Additional overnight/stay away payment

- 2 x Annual salary Life Cover

- Pension

- Sick pay policy

- Minimum of 23 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays

- Flu Vaccines

- DSE Eye Tests

- Mental Health First Aiders & Support programmes

- Training & Development

- Room for advancement

What Hydro International Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who would love to join the team? Please let us know!


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


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Date:  23 Jun 2024

Job Segment: Construction, Mechanical Engineer, Wastewater, Pipe Welding, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing