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Job Title: Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Camberley
Industry:
Salary: £20400 - £23000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-18
Reference: 5332
Contact Name: Robyn Smith
Contact Email: robyn.smith@thameswater.co.uk
Job Published: September 18, 2019 14:10

Job Description

About the role:

The role of this process technician is to perform a range of activities to ensure that all equipment associated with our wastewater treatment works is running safely and efficiently and to assist the technicians with their technical duties.

The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and inspecting equipment, following a checklist to carry out planned preventative maintenance, whilst ensuring the equipment is working by doing a test run. You will be required to report any defective equipment, to ensure a swift resolution following any breakdowns, whilst attempting a first-time fix.

You will be expected to take ownership of your own and colleagues health and safety through escalating any concerns to your manager or resolving them yourself where possible and appropriate. This will involve making sure the work area and site is safe before commencing any work by undertaking a point of work risk assessment.

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

Do you have similar experience working in an outside, manual role? We are looking for someone who wants to get stuck in.
  • You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures.
  • Some computer data input /enquiry experience is desirable however not essential.
  • You will be team player and must be passionate about your own personal development and keen to learn a new industry.
  • Due to the nature of the role a full, valid UK driving licence is required.
What’s in it for you:

Working across the whole site or a range of sites in a very interesting environment, with no one day being the same, this varied role boasts about its great family feel team where you will never be short of support. You will receive competitive benefits as well as full training for health & safety, technical and processes related to the plant.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 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.