Feed your curiosity, stretch your creativity, and work with a diverse group of talented people. If that sounds like an environment you'd thrive in, then a career at Detectronic could be for you.


Meaningful work, constant learning and brilliant people. There are so many reasons to bring your career here…

Homegrown talent
We invest in developing your talents with comprehensive learning and development programmes. We’ll challenge you with engaging work and we always look to promote from within first.

Our offices are casual and collaborative. Our head office in Colne, Lancashire is easy to get to, just 2 mins from the end of the M65. We work a 37.5 hour week as standard with some flexibility.
We look for the best and the brightest so our salaries are competitive. You’ll accrue more holidays the longer you stay with us and as you look towards the end of your career, you’ll find our pension scheme generous.

Employees at every level are empowered to own their work from start to finish, helping us be as effective as possible and make a measurable impact on the business.

Available Opportunities

Almost everyone wants their career to be meaningful and fulfilling, working in the water industry sector can be just that. Helping water companies throughout the world to manage their complex waste water sewer networks, prevent flooding, reduce pollution and improve rivers and bathing water. Detectronic Ltd specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of wastewater flow, level and water quality monitoring equipment for smart network monitoring of sewerage, wastewater and trade effluent.

Being a market leader requires a great team with first class skills, and enthusiasm. If you would like to become part of the growing Detectronic family and take your career to a new level you should get in touch. Take a look below at the current vacancies we have available.

Hydraulic Flow Validation Engineer

Application form: HR-3-Application-Form-Iss-3-3.11.20 (2)
Job Description: Hydraulic Flow Validation Engineer Southern

We have an opportunity for a Hydraulic Flow Validation Engineer to join our team. Working remotely, you will carry out hydraulic flow validation tests on Wastewater Treatment Works and other assets throughout Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent.

If you are familiar with the different types of flow monitoring technologies such as electromagnetic, clamp-on, velocity and have a working knowledge of flow dynamics, pass forward flows and MCERTS, this could be your next career move.


accounts assistant

Application form: HR-3-Application-Form-Iss-3-3.11.20 (2)
Job Description: Accounts Assistant July 2021

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced accounts assistant  to join our accounting team in Colne, Lancashire on a part time basis.

You will support the day to day functions of the accounts department from maintaining purchase ledgers and posting purchase invoices to preparing monthly supplier payment runs and bank reconciliations.

Previous experience and a good working knowledge of all accounting routines is essential. Ideally, you will be enthusiastic, well organised, diligent, and able to work to strict deadlines whilst paying attention to detail and working both as an individual and as part of a small team.

workshop technician

Application form: HR-3-Application-Form-Iss-3-3.11.20 (2)
Job Description: Workshop Technician July 2021

The primary role of the workshop technician is to assemble, test, calibrate, service and repair a range of electronic and intrinsically safe flow and level measuring instruments.

This is a full time role based in Colne, Lancashire and would be ideal for someone with a keen interest in electronics and familiar with using mechanical hand tools.

You will use standard electronic testing equipment and will ensure that all work conforms to company operating and maintenance standards and in accordance with all current legislation. Full training will be provided.


Field Service Technician for north west

Application form: HR-3-Application-Form-Iss-3-3.11.20 (2)
Job Description: North West field service technician

You will work as part of a small team predominantly in the North West of England carrying out installation, calibration and maintenance of Detectronic’s Smart Flow and Level monitors in the wastewater network.

To be successful you’ll be flexible, practical and have the ability and enthusiasm to learn new skills. The ability to identify and troubleshoot problems is important as is the ability to work unsupervised, so you’ll need to be self-motivated and well organised. A full driving licence is essential although you do not need your own vehicle.

Full training and on-going support is provided and all that is required is common sense and a “can-do” attitude.

This job will involve working in some confined spaces and requires a reasonable physical fitness level as well as being willing to work outdoors in all weather, but not all work is outdoors or challenging. For the right candidate this job will provide an interesting and stimulating challenge.

In return, we’ll give you a full training package, pension, company bonuses, 20 days holiday + bank holidays plus an extra day for each year of service, capping at 5 extra days and a generous nightly working away allowance for those occasions when the sites  you’re visiting are too far away.

Salary from £18k, depending on experience.

To apply, please complete the application form  and send together with a copy of your most recent CV to careers@detectronic.org quoting the position title as the subject header.


We have great teams in place, but we’re always on the lookout for exceptional individuals.

Please use this link to send us your Curriculum Vitae.

If you are applying for a specific position at Detectronic, please ensure you download the application form from the website, complete by hand and return it,  with your CV, to the address on the form or scan and email to careers@detectronic.org

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