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Technical Team Leader

Job Title: Technical Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Isleworth
Industry:
Salary: £41140 - £49000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-22
Reference: 4456
Contact Name: Robyn Smith
Contact Email: robyn.smith@thameswater.co.uk
Job Published: August 22, 2019 11:58

Job Description

About the role:

To lead a region of the CHP Generator Maintenance Team to deliver its maintenance plan and targets for uptime and output using specialist technical knowledge, planning and effective people management.

Tracking, planning and prioritising all aspects of work to ensure it's carried out safely and with minimal disruption to generation.

Ordering materials and coordinating internal and external labour to deliver planned and reactive work.

Performance management of a team of technicians to deliver a high quality service.

Communicate clearly with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.

Review asset performance data to identify where work is required to improve generator uptime and performance.

Scope and deliver of small projects relating to CHP generators.

To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in electrical/mechanical/controls discipline, typically with more than five years relevant work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of engine and/or generation systems.
  • Very good people and communication skills.
  • Ideally will have previous management experience.
  • Knowledge of biogas or natural gas systems is desirable.
What’s in it for you:

This role is a great opportunity to be a part of and lead a specialist technical team which have been tasked with maximising Thames Water’s generation from renewable energy.

You will be responsible for a growing asset base that will receive further investment over the next 5-years.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 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.