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Engineer Surveyor - Pressure Mechanical - Hertfordshire

Job Level:  Professional


Due Date:  01 April 2022
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz UK
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  6246

This is an exciting home-based opportunity for an experienced Mechanical engineer with a good knowledge of Pressure, Compressed air & Steam Equipment, to carry out hands-on inspections of plant and equipment.


As an Engineer Surveyor you will carry out hands-on inspections of plant and equipment in accordance with company Technical Standards and Health & Safety provisions, reporting to your Area Manager. You will prepare reports of examination following your inspections using electronic reporting to ensure fast and efficient delivery to our clients.


This role forms an integral part of our business, as you examine various items of equipment including pressure vessels and boilers. You will assess a wide range of installations, anticipate problems and help our clients to ensure that they comply with relevant legislation. You will prepare reports of examination following your inspections using electronic reporting to ensure fast and efficient delivery to our clients.


The role requires the successful applicant to be:


  • Up to date on their knowledge and understanding of all relevant Compliance and Regulatory rules and procedures that relate to the Pressure Mechanical discipline.
  • Effective at short, medium and long-term planning, in order to diarise meetings, visits and work allocation.
  • Able to travel effectively within their local allocated work area.
  • Able to process documentation, as well as undertaking general administration.
  • A good team player, for example deputising for fellow Engineer Surveyors (of own discipline) as and when required.


Qualification requirements:


Successful candidates are required to hold a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3/City and Guilds Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering but be prepared to work towards a HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.


Skills & Experience:       

  • Background working with Steam Generation, Compressed Air and associated Plant ideally with Manufacturing (QA and production),Maintenance and Operation, Repair and Site Inspection experience
  • Strong customer interaction skills are essential, including good oral and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude and understanding of the need for planning and an ability to prioritise your own workload.
  • Ideally, you will be an Incorporated Engineer within a relevant engineering institution and have a recognised apprenticeship or have received equivalent training.
  • Strong computer literacy skills.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary, which is reviewed annually
  • Annual Bonus related to individual and company performance
  • A generous pension plan
  • Competitive holiday allowance that increases with length of service, with the option of buying and selling up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Share purchase plan
  • Flexible benefits plan, giving the option to tailor benefits (such as dental insurance and private medical care) to suit individual needs
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Insurance discounts (Up to 50% off car insurance and 25% off home insurance)


About Us:          


At Allianz we want everyone to bring their full self to work, so we invest in our people’s personal and professional development. This helps us build the high performing workforce of tomorrow, but don’t just take our word for it – at the British Insurance Awards we won seven awards, including General Insurer of the Year and Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year.


We’re at a pivotal moment in our history following the purchases of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, making us the second biggest general insurer in the UK. We’re building our future together, and we’re excited about the possibilities ahead – interested in being part of the team?


Additional Requirements:          


At Allianz we believe that the difference in our people makes the difference to our business. We’re committed to removing any barriers in our recruitment process so if you’re having difficulties with your online application or any other stage, please email us at hr-recruitment@allianz.co.uk


For external applicants only –

Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.