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Field Device Expert

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25k per year

  • Contact:

    Richard Walker

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 023

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Field Device Expert

Location: Kent / Sussex
Annual Salary: Up to £25,000 dependant on experience
Type: Permanent, Monday to Friday, 42.5 hours
Other: Company pension and life assurance

Carrington West are pleased to offer an exciting new opportunity with one of our clients, , a forward-thinking Utilities contractor delivering a wide range of services across the South of England and supporting the Southern Water framework.

They are currently looking for a Field Device Expert who will be responsible for supporting and training all operational teams in using field devices and ensuring that there is operational continuity across these devices.


  • Liaise with internal and client IT departments
  • Maintain accurate records of field devices
  • System administration for field device management software
  • Assist testing of field device enhancements
  • Main point of contact for field user support
  • Initial fault diagnostics
  • General user training and support for field users
  • Field device setup
  • Identify opportunities to improve IT systems and business processes
  • Support regular audit of system use and deliver training schedules to field staff on IT systems use
  • Ensure staff are aware of network and system protocol and are informed of changes as appropriate
  • Ensure field device H&S requirements are complied with

Key skills and attributes:

  • Can communicate in a clear, professional and effective manner
  • Able to quickly and accurately assess situations and prioritise effectively
  • Be highly motivated, manage your own workload and meet deadlines while working under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Be flexible, adaptable and a natural team player
  • A natural ability to pick up new IT concepts quickly
  • Excellent I.T. skills including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Hold a clean UK driving licence

This role is likely to move quickly and the company are looking to interview as soon as possible so if you feel you would be suited to the role, please apply with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393 876023 for more information.