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Lee tunnel SCADA/ICA engineer

Advertiser
Thames Water
Date Posted
5th December 2018
Reference
e20014533k
Sector
Engineering
Location
Essex
Salary
£37,000 to £50,000 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

Our engineers deliver technical skills and knowledge required by the team, providing support and managing specific projects relating to the SCADA/ICA systems. Provide specialist technical support to the business, managing contractors and ensuring high levels of quality and health and safety standards and to budget. You will be based at Europe's largest sewage treatment works, Beckton, and will be part of some amazing technological advances and be able to witness engineering history as it unfolds.

What makes this role unique?

This role is based at Beckton Sewage Treatment Works on the new Lee Tunnel Pumping Station. It is a multimillion pound project designed to prevent sewage and storm water discharging to the River Lee. The 5 billion pound Tideway Tunnel Project is well underway, which will mean that sewage and storm water, that eventually flow into the Lee Tunnel will be pumped to the Beckton sewage treatment works. The role will require managing OEM contracts and overseeing SCADA/ICA projects and upgrades.

What will this role involve?

Assessment of technical information and development of solutions, through the preparation of engineering deliverables such as delivery to task specifications, engineering reports, drawings, specifications and data sheets.

Delivery of project outputs, as part of multi-disciplinary project or operational teams, in accordance with project or service delivery procedures.

Delivery of project or maintenance outputs to time, cost and quality.

Communication of progress and additional resource requirements to relevant manager.

In some instances, supervision of a small team will be required in order to ensure delivery against objectives.

Coaching and mentoring less experienced colleagues.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will preferably have an appropriate HNC technical qualification. You will have at least two years of experience in a related role and previous experience within either the wastewater or utilities sectors is desirable but not expected. A strong SCADA/ICA knowledge is essential. You will be a good team player, have good analytical and interpersonal skills, be an effective communicator and be willing to face challenging issues. Specific training will be provided where required.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role will be based out of Beckton sewage treatment works. We are offering a starting salary £38,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer two paid volunteering days per year.

About Thames Water

Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.

We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.

Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 19/12/2018.

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