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Senior engineer

Thames Water
Date Posted
6th November 2018
£44,500 to £61,000 Per Annum

What is the purpose of the role?

To take lead in delivering a range of technical services required through the engineering project lifecycle at Thames Gateway Water Treatment Works. The projects will be based on process optimisation, asset reliability and improvement. The individual successful in the role will be embedded into the site operation team, working alongside the site team optimising the process and technical support.

What makes this role unique?

The role will be working at Thames Gateway Water Treatment Works desalination plant in East London, an integral plant in building resilience to London's water supply. The processes on-site include but not exclusive; Clarification, Filtration, Reverse Osmosis, Hardening and Disinfection. The role will involve regular liaison with internal and external parties, including Thames Water's regulators.

What will this role involve?

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

Management of the activities of multi-disciplinary project teams in accordance with project delivery procedures.

Management of the delivery of project outputs to time, cost and quality through planning and forecasting resource requirements.

Checking and review of team outputs.

Coaching and mentoring others to ensure continuous improvement.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking either a graduate with relevant work experience or ONC/HNC in a field related to a technical speciality or Engineering degree. Typically 5+ years' experience in water treatment is required. Previous experience with reverse osmosis would be advantageous but not essential. Good communication skills. Experience of leading project teams and accountability for project delivery. Fully competent at using the appropriate Company IT systems and Office software. A full valid driving licence is needed for this role.

Thames Water information and salary details

This role is based out of Thames Gateway Water treatment Works in East London. We are offering a salary of up to £60,720 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 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 20/11/2018.

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