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Environmental Monitoring Specialist (Shift)

Posted 17 days ago by Pertemps
Location Reading Job Type Permanent
Salary £25500 - £34500 per annum Sector Miscellaneous
About the role:

This role offers a great opportunity to use cutting edge data to help improve our Waste Treatment Compliance.

As the Environmental Monitoring Specialist, you will be responsible for providing a high level of technical analysis to support our field operations. You will use your environmental knowledge and expertise to proactively identify and respond to indicators of potential Sewage Treatment Work performance issues. You will closely monitor rising trends, conduct analysis to highlight the problem and work hand-in-hand with our field operations colleagues to case managing these incidents to an effective resolution.

This role requires a high level of analysis, managing multiple tasks and systems at one time. Your day to day duties will include:

Monitoring key leading indicator data from our Sewage Treatment Works to identify trends, instigate resolutions and case manage the follow up actions.

Assist your colleagues in collecting and analysing complex technical data with expert commentary, advice and recommendations, as appropriate.

Regularly analyse and interpret complex weather data, producing reports and actions for our colleagues in the field.

Work with the wider team and external data providers to improve the scope and application of the environmental data we use.

Identify developments in the relevant technical specialism that may improve the business, and suggest initiatives to the team and/or line manager.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:

Good communication and co-ordination skills as well as the ability to work well independently.

Degree level (or equivalent) in an environment related science.

Excellent relationship building skills.

The ability to conduct analysis of complex strategic issues and future scenario planning.

You will have confident presentational skills, as well as strong written, verbal technical and non-technical communication skills.

Experience of working with regulators is beneficial for this role.

Strong attention to detail, problem solving and insight as well as the ability to work well under pressure is key to the crucial role.

What’s in it for you?

Utilising our in-depth weather forecast data, you will be at the forefront of handling the latest technologies and providing our field teams with the data they need to keep our assets running. In this role, you will make a real difference and improve the way we work to minimising our impact on the environment. You will be working alongside a diverse and engaged team in a fast paced environment in a role that has the potential to significantly benefit the company’s regulatory performance.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme. This includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans, voucher scheme giving you money off in major retail outlets, loyalty awards for continuous service plus much more, including our refer-a-friend bonus, where you can receive up to £1,000 for helping someone get a permanent position within the company. 

We’re also proud to be here for our local community, offering all of our teams two days paid volunteer leave a year, as well as proudly supporting a lot of local events and charities. 

About us:

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes.  

As our world changes, the need to take care of our most precious resource is greater than ever, both locally and globally. That’s why, at Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open. We’re passionate about providing world-class tap water, now and for the future.

We’re also turning poo into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.

Together, we’re building a better future for our customers, our region and our planet.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.