Process Technician III

Job Title: Process Technician III
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chingford
Salary: £26180 - £35420 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-17
Reference: 4548
Contact Name: Robyn Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2019 10:55

Job Description

About the role:

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of water treatment works 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. There may be a requirement to use specialist electrical, mechanical or ICA skills.  

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.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
  • 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.
What’s in it for you:

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.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, a generous holiday allowance (which increases to 30 days 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 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, welcoming applications from all walks of life to join our diverse team. We’re also leading the way with our award-winning mental health and wellbeing strategy.