Field Technician

Kelda Water Services
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary & Benefits: £24,750 per annum (dependent on experience) + company van, attractive pension scheme, 25 days holiday and a quarterly performance related bonus scheme.

Role to be based in the Cornwall area

The candidate:

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, team player and have a logical approach to problem solving. You will have drive and enthusiasm, excellent time management skills and work well under pressure.

Experience working in a Technician role, demonstrable mechanical or practical experience would be an advantage aong with any experience working in the Utilities Industry in particular Water Industry Operations/Process or with MoD.

Overall the role will call upon your analytical, problem solving IT skills, and your ability to innovate, adapt and to work in accordance with our Health & Safety procedures. An effective communicator you will also build up relationships with our key stakeholders including the MoD and Service Partners.

The Role:

The Service Delivery Field Technician role is exciting and varied. You will work mostly outdoors as part of a team helping to keep MoD bases provided with 24/7 water and wastewater service.

Your responsibilities will include:

Operating and maintaining clean and foul water assets.

As part of the front line operation you will be representing the company on Site as well as liaising with representatives from the MOD and other service partners.

Your work will be a mix of planned and reactive jobs. You will use a portable computer to keep accurate records and provide feedback on completed works, therefore you must be competent using IT systems.

The role involves travel across our operational sites, therefore, a full EU driving licence is required as is the ability to obtain full MoD security clearance.

The company:

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda Group's non-regulated water and waste contract operations in the UK. We focus on winning non-regulated contracts or projects that have the potential to improve the Kelda Business.

KWS Defence operates a 25 year Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide full water utility services to the MoD estate. This high profile project (one of the Treasury's top ten PPP initiatives) encompasses Wales and much of the South and South West of England.

What's in it for you?

A combination of on the job and formal training, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

KWS values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

KWS reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Closing date: 28th January 2018

Interviews for this role will take place on 6th and 7th February at our Newquay office, applicants will need to make themselves available on these dates if shortlisted.

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