Wastewater quality technician

Job Title: Wastewater quality technician
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £9 - £10 per hour
Start Date: 2019-01-17 00:00:00
Reference: 748101264
Contact Name: Ali Dearlove
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2019 11:27

Job Description

What is the purpose of this role?

You will be responsible for taking samples of wastewater at our sewage treatment works and companies that discharge into our sewers, within the areas of South East London. You will follow a sampling schedule agreed with The Environment Agency whilst ensuring all quality procedures are met to ensure compliance e.g. sample contamination.

What makes this role unique?

Working outside everyday provides an interesting working environment. You will have the autonomy & responsibility to manage your own workload which will suit someone who enjoys lone working.

What will this role involve?

This role will involve sampling sewage treatment work's effluents; sludge sampling and trade effluent sampling at industrial sites. You will be responsible for:

- Setting up sampling machines.

- Collecting samples to a pre-defined programme; following strict quality procedures.

- Conducting on-site tests and inspections and reporting findings.

- Daily maintenance of sampling equipment would be the post holder's responsibility.

In this role the technician will operate under Lone Working procedures (Solo monitoring).

You will carry out regular self PPE /Van equipment checks, reporting shortfalls to Coordinator. You will keep accurate records of the Health and Safety activities and
Report details of issues arising from external audits, e.g. EA audits of UWWTD sampling. Assist the Coordinator in carrying out actions to address issues.

What skills are we looking for?

Do you have a valid, UK driving licence? Do you have proven experience working to strict instruction? We are looking for someone who is computer literate, is willing to learn and is able to take the quality and compliance seriously. As you will be managing your own workload you will been to be organised with the ability to priorities and meet tight deadlines.

Information & Salary

This mobile role is based out of Crossness sewage treatment works in Abbey Wood; covering the areas of South East London. Please note there is weekend working of 1 in 7. We are offering an hourly rate of £9-£10 p/h.