THP Operator

Job Title: THP Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abbey Wood
Salary: £22000 - £30600 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-18
Reference: 4133
Contact Name: Millie Fogg
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2019 10:57

Job Description

About the role:
This is a very hands-on role primarily responsible for:
  • The operation of power generation plant and equipment.
  • Sampling, testing and basic maintenance and fault-finding of the plant and equipment.
  • The monitoring, collating and reporting of data to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance is met.
  • Undertaking safety and security checks and housekeeping.
  • Close communication and liaison with the wider site team and those working on the effluent process.
To be successful you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Experience in a relevant power generation environment. Knowledge of the process industry plant such as pumps, gearboxes, dewatering presses, would be an advantage
  • You must be prepared to be trained in safety procedures including Confined Space Entry and Boiler Operation Accreditation.
  • You will have basic literacy and numeracy skills as well as the completion of NVQ level 2 units as a minimum
  • Some computer data input or enquiry experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Please note, a full current driving license is essential for this role.
 What’s in it for you:
At Crossness Sewage Treatment Works an exciting opportunity has arisen for a THP Process Technician to operate and carry out front line maintenance on a Thermal Hydrolysis Plant (THP)
  • This plant will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • The plant includes THP, combined heat and power (CHP) units, steam boilers and associated plant, sludge dewatering plant, sludge digestion and biogas production.
  • You will gather data and operate the plant in order to achieve and maintain this compliance.
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.
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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 worl