Shift Technician I

Posted 12 days ago by Pertemps
Location Edmonton Job Type Permanent
Salary £24500 - £27500 per annum Sector Engineering
About the role: 

To support the Process Controller in ensuring the overall operation of the Water Treatment or Sewage Treatment Works (24/7). Work as part of a team to perform a range of assigned activities including operation, testing, routine checks, first line maintenance and problem solving to ensure that services are delivered to time, cost and quality standards.

You will be required to work rotating day / night shifts of 12 hours. 

Monitoring and inspecting equipment, maintain compliance through accurate and effective asset management of flow distribution e.g. following a checklist to carry out planned preventative maintenance, ensuring equipment / generators / telemetry are working by doing a test run.

Working alongside and assisting the site process control engineer as well as other shift teams to ensure site wide KIPs are met.

Reporting any defective equipment, to ensure a swift resolution following any breakdowns.

Highlighting, and resolving where possible, any health and safety risks on site.

Taking ownership of your own, and colleagues, health and safety through escalating any concerns to your manager and resolving them yourself where possible.

Making sure work area is safe before commencing any work by undertaking a point of work risk assessment.

Having an awareness of budget position and how unplanned events can impact on the budget (e.g.tanker/plant/pump hire, etc.)

Covering holiday / sickness / extra workload as and when required.

Attending all team meetings, engaging with safety briefings and company communications, identifying issues and raising constructive feedback with the management team, with suggestions for improvements.

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

Do you have similar experience working in an outside, manual role?
  • Experience in a relevant industry and with experience of helping to manage or control the appropriate processes.
  • Previous experience of SCADA systems would be an advantage.
  • As you will be working alongside a close-knit team, engagement and being a good team player are key to this role.
  • We are looking for someone who is wanting to get stuck in and will have a proactive approach.
  • You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills (a minimum of GSCE level Maths and English or equivalent) and must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures including Confined Space Entry.
  • Fully competent at using the appropriate Company IT systems and Office software.
  • Due to the nature of the role a full, valid UK driving licence is required.
What’s in it for you: 

Working outside with no one day being the same provides a very interesting working environment. Based at Deephams Sewage Treatment Works in North East London (N9),this role boasts about its great, 'family feel' team where you will never be short of support.

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.