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Process technician

Thames Water
Date Posted
13th September 2018
£25,500 to £34,500 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

Responsible for the day-to-day operation of WTWs across North East London, working as part of a team of process technicians, to ensure the effective and continuous operation of the site. Sole responsibility for a range of activities including the operation of plant, routine checks, front line maintenance and problem solving to ensure services are maintained within a network of operations. Responsible for all activities carried out at site including those delivered by contractors. May be required to use specialist electrical, mechanical or ICA skills.

What makes this role unique?

The opportunity will give the successful applicant the chance to be a key and integral part to our business, where they will have a clear responsibility to produce wholesome water for millions of customers across London.

What will this role involve?

To ensure that statutory and regulatory compliance is met, through the operation of plant and equipment, cleaning, basic maintenance and fault-finding, monitoring, collating and reporting data.

Process fault finding and suitable rectification by first fix.

Undertaking safety and security checks.

Completing planned and preventive maintenance of the assets to ensure compliant operation of the plant.

Monitoring, collating and reporting of data to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance is met.

Taking personal responsibility for health and safety of self and colleagues.

Assisting with the standby shift rota.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have at experience in a relevant industrial processing/engineering environment. You would be working to attain an NVQ Level 2 or possess or be working towards a similar qualification. You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures including Confined Space Entry. Some computer data input /enquiry experience is desirable as is a willingness to learn and develop within the team. Due to the nature of the role a valid driving licence is required.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based at WTWs across East London including, Chingford, Hornsey, Waltham Abbey, Wanstead and East Ham. We are offering a salary range of £25,245 to £34,155 depending on skills, qualifications and experience. 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 2 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 27/09/2018.

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